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    Yesterday, 04:37 AM
    Using the old serial adapters that went from a computers mother board to the two serial connectors on the back of a lot of the older mother boards...
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    October 16th, 2017, 12:52 PM
    Qbus replied to a thread DecMate Terminal in DEC
    If it’s a PDP-8 processor then it’s a crazy twelve bit device?
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    October 16th, 2017, 11:55 AM
    Qbus replied to a thread DecMate Terminal in DEC
    So what’s the deal here? Is that a sixteen bit or eight bit SIPP? Or maybe nine or eighteen bit in true DEC form? Two nine bit SIPPs would be...
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    October 16th, 2017, 05:56 AM
    Qbus replied to a thread DecMate Terminal in DEC
    Put up some pictures man! Think I may have those SIMM things if there the real old style 30 or 32 pin SIMS that have little legs sticking out as...
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    October 12th, 2017, 06:21 AM
    Back in the days of the dinosaurs I worked in public TV we had Videfont systems and spent much time maintaining them. Huge systems with what we...
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    October 10th, 2017, 12:27 PM
    Cool, where did you put the motor generator being it’s huge, heavy and loud? The one or two mechanical converters I have dealt with for 400 cycles in...
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    October 10th, 2017, 05:30 AM
    Hardcore! It’s so impressive to see a system of that size and age up and running. What are the power requirements? 208 three phase? That may be a big...
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About Qbus

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About Qbus
Biography:
Luddite, technological Idiot. Sped most time trying to reinvent the wheel.
Location:
Salisbury Maryland
Interests:
Antique computers, radio and telecommunications. From land line telegraph to satellite.
Occupation:
Broadcast and Telecommunications engineer, Salisbury University.

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