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32746Re: [midatlanticretro] uVax Diag Monitor tape?

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  • Dave McGuire
    Oct 9, 2013
      On 10/09/2013 06:38 PM, Dennis Boone wrote:
      >>> I must've just skimmed Evan's earlier message...I would like to know what
      >>> type of 5.25" drive Matt is planning on getting running on a PDP-11/44. The
      >>> only way to do it is with an SMD controller (easy) and a 5.25" SMD drive
      >>> (very rare), or a SCSI drive (easy) and a Unibus SCSI host adapter (rare and
      >>> very expensive).
      >
      > Third way, though it may not help the individual in question: there
      > exist Unibus ESDI controllers and drives. There's not a lot of demand,
      > so they tend to be cheaper than SCSI stuff, at least last I looked.

      I'd love to find one or two of those. I have bunches of Qbus ESDI
      controllers, but no Unibus. I don't think I've ever even seen one in person. :-(

      -Dave

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      Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
      New Kensington, PA
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