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30394Re: [midatlanticretro] Identifying some things

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  • Cory Smelosky
    May 1 6:15 PM
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      On Wed, 2 May 2013, Kyle Owen wrote:

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      > On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 6:05 PM, Dave McGuire <Mcguire@...> wrote:
      > That would be Omnibus. Omnibus is the bus that PDP-8/e computer use.
      > Unibus is used by some PDP-11s, some VAXen, and some PDP-10 family
      > machines. No PDP-8 computers ever used Unibus.
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      > Ahh, I told you I wasn't a DEC person...yet! :) Slowly learning, I'd say. Things might get a little interesting this summer, even in a couple of weeks. More on this
      > later! (and no, I didn't get the LINC-8, haha)
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      > How delightfully odd! I don't think I've EVER seen a Y (yellow)
      > series module. I'll dig around a bit and see what it might be.
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      > Now if you haven't seen one, you've really got my curiosity piqued now. I'm hoping Mr. Gesswein will chime in too. 
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      > LOVE that mechanical beast!
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      > I do too. I intend to pursue at least a Masters while I'm here, so maybe I'll get a chance to tinker with it. There are a few other beasts in the "dungeon" (that's
      > really what they call it!) that need to be revived. I'm afraid I've not been successful thus far at convincing the authority that we need an interactive display in
      > the building. I've got enough stuff to provide, from antique vacuum cleaners, telephones, cameras, typewriters, fans, computers...you get the idea!
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      Now I'm half-interested in creating a TELEX network over modern technology
      with real hardware. ;)

      > Kyle
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