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    September 14th, 2019, 06:19 PM
    gslick replied to a thread DEC VAX 4000-300 w/ R400X in DEC
    For the Q-Bus connection the expansion chassis should have an M9405-PA card and the CPU chassis should have an M9404-PA card. Each card has two 3-row...
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    September 11th, 2019, 08:58 PM
    WinME was unpopular everywhere, even inside of Microsoft at the time. After Windows 98SE shipped almost everyone moved on to different groups from...
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    September 11th, 2019, 07:01 AM
    It is good for nothing now. At the time it was released USB was brand new and there were almost no USB devices available. Initial support was only...
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    September 10th, 2019, 09:44 AM
    History question: What and when was the first CPU board that used the Multibus? One of the iSBC 80 CPU boards? What Multibus CPU board did the first...
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    September 9th, 2019, 08:11 PM
    gslick replied to a thread MicroVax II - New to Me! in DEC
    Great that you do have the outer skin panels and the Q-Bus slot door. That should make for a nice system. A BA123 box isn't easy to come by unless...
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    September 7th, 2019, 02:06 PM
    Most of that SIMH info I found here, then verified that I could recreate that myself. http://9track.net/simh/infoserver When I first tried...
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    September 6th, 2019, 06:41 PM
    gslick replied to a thread Fluke TK80A in Other
    The Table of Contents of the 9010A Troubleshooting Seminar Student Workbook says Appendix B on page 125 should have UUT Schematics and Diagrams...
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    September 5th, 2019, 07:01 PM
    If someone wants to experiment with setting up an InfoServer without working with real hardware, newer versions of SIMH support InfoServer emulation....
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    September 5th, 2019, 05:34 PM
    I was wondering what CD-ROM drive the original poster got in his InfoServer 150? The InfoServer 100 that I have came with its original RRD40...
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    September 5th, 2019, 05:27 PM
    If you have a BA213, BA215, BA430, or BA440 chassis VAX and an M7626 KA660 4000-200 or better CPU one option is to pick up an M5976 KZQSA SCSI...
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    September 5th, 2019, 09:50 AM
    Here is a direct link: downloads.hpe.com/pub/openvms/freeware/infoserver/infoserver.zip The zip file contains 9 image files: InfoServer...
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    September 5th, 2019, 08:15 AM
    http://h41379.www4.hpe.com/openvms/freeware/collections.html See if that link works. It downloaded a PDF index which had a link to download an...
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    September 5th, 2019, 08:10 AM
    The software is available on one of the Freeware CDs (along with the VXT software if you want to boot one of those from an InfoServer). I can find a...
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    September 4th, 2019, 01:50 PM
    gslick replied to a thread MicroVax II - New to Me! in DEC
    One useful reference for BA23 and BA123 systems is the Supermicrosystems Handbook, EB-27713-41, 1986 ...
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    September 4th, 2019, 12:49 PM
    gslick replied to a thread MicroVax II - New to Me! in DEC
    BA123 != BA213 The BA23 and the larger BA123 where roughly the same time frame and mostly KA630 MicroVAX II systems. (The BA23 was also used for...
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    September 3rd, 2019, 09:56 AM
    gslick replied to a thread MicroVax II - New to Me! in DEC
    Is this BA123 chassis missing the side door that covers the Q-Bus slots? To the upper right of the Q/CD Slot 1 label there is a microswitch that...
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    September 2nd, 2019, 06:32 PM
    gslick replied to a thread MS650-AA in a MicroVax II? in DEC
    Do you already have a copy of this? If not, anyone working on DEC equipment needs a copy. www.classiccmp.org/cini/docs/pdp11-field-guide.txt (Lots...
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    September 2nd, 2019, 06:16 PM
    gslick replied to a thread MicroVax II - New to Me! in DEC
    That is the larger BA123 chassis instead of the smaller BA23 chassis. In my opinion the BA123 chassis is nicer to work with, if you have the extra...
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    September 2nd, 2019, 05:45 PM
    gslick replied to a thread MS650-AA in a MicroVax II? in DEC
    That manual must be earlier (February 1986) than the availability of the 8MB M7609 MS630-CA. An M7606 KA630 CPU board can be used with two 8MB M7609...
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    September 2nd, 2019, 05:31 PM
    gslick replied to a thread MS650-AA in a MicroVax II? in DEC
    Yes, the M7606 KA630, M7620 KA650, and M7625 KA655 CPU boards can be easily swapped for each other in a BA23 or BA123 chassis, as long as they are...
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    September 2nd, 2019, 12:34 PM
    gslick replied to a thread MS650-AA in a MicroVax II? in DEC
    If you have an M7606 KA630 CPU your only options are the 1MB M7607, 2MB or 4MB M7608, or the 8MB M7609 MS630 boards. With two 8MB M7609 MS630 boards...
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    August 29th, 2019, 05:33 PM
    I have a full 100 foot spool of 3M 3302/20 multicolor ribbon cable on hand. That's the expensive part, $93 at Mouser new if you bought it there, or...
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    August 29th, 2019, 11:32 AM
    Did you buy one of these on eBay and now you have the console panel but not the cable? ...
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    August 27th, 2019, 06:20 PM
    Another option that I have used is to start with a larger SCSI hard drive and soft resize it down to the 1GB limit, or smaller if necessary. For...
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    August 27th, 2019, 12:27 PM
    I only see 5 photos. Did you try to include more photos than that? Looks like there are some invalid attachments for some reason. Looks like the...
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    August 26th, 2019, 05:59 PM
    Is there a binary dump of the RM-65 FDC 090 1.0 R324E-11 ROM already available somewhere? If not it would be great to get a dump of that ROM. The...
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    August 22nd, 2019, 01:06 PM
    I know the RM 65 Bus cards were available in both 64-pin Eurocard versions, and 72-pin Edge Connector versions. They weren't available in "STD...
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    August 22nd, 2019, 10:37 AM
    Page 1-2 of what, this manual? ...
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    August 22nd, 2019, 09:37 AM
    There is nothing about the RM 65 edge connector version boards that is STD Bus. RM 65 Edge Connector version: Width: 3.9 inch Length: 6.5 inch...
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    August 21st, 2019, 08:38 AM
    gslick replied to a thread PDP-11 Value? in DEC
    Someone on the cctalk email list just yesterday was looking to sell three PDP-11/34 systems in the LA area. Not much detail posted, but sounded like...
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Biography:
Here's an incomplete list of some of the things I have:

HP:
85
86
87
2100A
2113E
2111F
1000 A900

DEC:
DCT11-EM (2x)
BA11-N PDP-11/23 (2x)
BA23 PDP-11/73 (2x)
MINC-23
BA123 VAX
BA213 VAX (2x)
BA430 VAX 4000
BA440 VAX 4000
BA441 VAX 4000 (3x)

SUN:
4/280 (2x)

COSMAC VIP
KIM-1
SYM-1
AIM-65
Apple II+
Apple IIe

Test Equipment:
16500B (several)
16500C
16505A
16601A
16700A (several)
16700B (several)
16900A
TLA714
TLA721
(Anyone need a logic analyzer?)

BP Microsystems:
CP-1128
EP-1140
BP-1400
Location:
Seattle, WA
Occupation:
Software Engineer (kernel mode device drivers)

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