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4920RE: [midatlanticretro] Grumman C-8573 / ASA-79 Jet Computer

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  • B Degnan
    Feb 9, 2007
      I will bring it on the 18th. Anyone else except Evan coming down/up to
      InfoAge that day?

      > Can MARCH have it? We'll definitely make a "Computers of the Military"
      > exhibit because of our museum's background.
      > _____
      > From: B. Degnan [mailto:billdeg@...]
      > Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2007 10:35 PM
      > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Grumman C-8573 / ASA-79 Jet Computer
      > I was given a Grumman C-8573 / ASA-79 Jet Computer a few months ago, and I
      > decided to open it up to see what was inside. I was told...that this was
      > the computer from an F14, but I was unsure exactly which generation. After
      > a
      > good hour I finally opened up the box to reveal mid-80's components, not
      > late 60's early 70's. See http://microcomputerhistory.com/f14chipset.htm
      > for what I was hoping to find. oh well.
      > Here are the raw images:
      > http://vintagecomputer.net/Grumman/
      > Note that it's an IBM card cage. The chips are from the early to mid 80's.
      > The historical equivalent to an early pentium/late 486 ... boring!
      > I will come back to this. If anyone wants this unit, let me know. It's not
      > really in my area of interest.
      > Bill

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