RE: [midatlanticretro] Grumman C-8573 / ASA-79 Jet Computer
- 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"-END-
> exhibit because of our museum's background.
> From: B. Degnan [mailto:billdeg@...]
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> 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
> 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:
> 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.