Re: [midatlanticretro] New VAX
- On 03/30/2013 11:39 PM, Brian Roth wrote:
>>You and me both. The 11/780 is awesome in SO many ways!That's a fantastic haul! Congrats!
> Haven't cracked the two BA-11's but I'm hoping for some nice goodies in
> there. I can't believe this thing has not been touched. Its all there.
> Just checked some of the box's. Couple of DECmates with original software.
> Two pallets of VT102 with just about all of them having Retro Graphic boards
> in them
> VT240's, couple of VR201's that are pretty moldy. Easy fix.
> Going to take everything down to the frame and make it real nice. PrettyExcellent.
> dusty but no mouse destruction.
> That would be pretty neat Dave if we could work on them in the same timeThat'd be great! I'll see what I can do to accelerate the freight stuff on
> frame. We could cluster them over the net hehe!
my end. It'll likely be awhile, sadly, but I'll do what I can.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
- Pretty sure it was in New England but not sure of the state. I'll probably know more in a few weeks.
From: David Comley <david_comley@...>
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Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] New VAX
On Mar 31, 2013, at 10:40, Brian Roth <abacos_98@...> wrote:
This system came out of a Ford plant..I'm an ex-Ford of Europe guy. We used 750's, 780's and the like for various plant control activities in the '80's. I worked in Process Control for quite a while until I moved to Design Systems.That's a great find with some interesting provenance, I suspect.-David