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    Today, 01:33 PM
    smp replied to a thread Scored a KDJ11-A in DEC
    Thanks very much (again) Jerry. I have EK-KDJ11A-UG-001... What you pointed out shows up in the same sections on the same page. Is there any real...
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    Yesterday, 01:04 PM
    smp replied to a thread Scored a KDJ11-A in DEC
    Hi Jerry, My UC07 matches with yours exactly. I set my KDJ11 straps to match yours, too. When I power up, I get into ODT, as I should. I type...
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    Yesterday, 07:48 AM
    smp replied to a thread Scored a KDJ11-A in DEC
    Received my KDJ11-A yesterday, and I'm giving it a try today... I set the straps with all removed and then inserted W3, so I have W3 in and W7...
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    October 18th, 2018, 08:03 AM
    smp started a thread Scored a KDJ11-A in DEC
    I just scored a KDJ11-A processor on eBay: ...
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    October 16th, 2018, 04:48 AM
    RIP, Paul Allen. A good summary writeup can be found here: ...
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    October 11th, 2018, 01:34 PM
    I received this e-mail message this afternoon: Hello vintage computer enthusiast, Apologies for the unsolicited email, but as you have...
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    October 11th, 2018, 07:30 AM
    Please be certain to let us know when you have anything up for sale! Thanks! smp
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    October 7th, 2018, 07:00 AM
    smp replied to a thread SCSI-to-SD Instructions? in DEC
    I really appreciate all the comments and information being presented here! With all the fiddly-farting around that the UC07 interface does when...
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    October 6th, 2018, 10:55 AM
    smp replied to a thread SCSI-to-SD Instructions? in DEC
    OK! I took the plunge, and I purchased a version 5.1 SCSI2SD board: ...
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    October 4th, 2018, 11:11 AM
    smp replied to a thread SCSI-to-SD Instructions? in DEC
    Hi Mal, Thanks very much for the pointer. I notice that you have used pretty large sizes for your SCSI devices. So far for me, I've never been...
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    October 4th, 2018, 10:47 AM
    smp replied to a thread SCSI-to-SD Instructions? in DEC
    Thanks very much, guys. I appreciate all your pointers and info. I have a UC07 in my tiny system. I have the manual and used the internal...
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    October 2nd, 2018, 07:39 AM
    smp started a thread SCSI-to-SD Instructions? in DEC
    I apologize if this has been asked in the past. Is there a set of step-by-step instructions posted anywhere for how to interface an SCSI-to-SD...
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    September 26th, 2018, 10:40 AM
    Hi Chuck, Yes something quite similar to that. My switch measures something like 3/8" tall and 15/16" wide - it snap fits into a 1/2" x 1"...
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    September 26th, 2018, 10:11 AM
    When I acquired my Northstar Horizon, I was pleased that a DeRamp Virtual Sector Generator cam along with it. I have not been using it, in favor of...
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    September 26th, 2018, 09:00 AM
    Can anyone provide a pointer to where I can obtain a replacement for my Northstar Horizon reset switch? I know that it is a simple normally open...
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About smp

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Date of Birth
June 16
About smp
Biography:
Graduated college with my BSEE in 1975. MSCS in 2002.

Retired in October 2016, and I'm loving every moment of it.

A note from my past history:
In November 1976, I opened the first computer store in NH: Microcomputers, Inc. We sold IMSAI, Polymorphic, and Northstar kits, and assembled cards and computers. We attempted to sell complete systems into local small businesses. My partner and I operated until the fall of 1978, when we went broke.

I have (currently working):
Altair 680, IMSAI 8080 with JAIR-8080 CPU replacement running CP/M v2.2, Northstar Horizon, HP-86B with HP-82900A Auxiliary Processor (A.K.A. CP/M System) and HP-9121D floppy disk drive, HP-110+ with HP-9114 floppy disk drive, HP-200LX, HP-41CL, HP Jornada 820, Apple IIC+, Apple IIGS (ROM 3), Tandy 2800HD, CoCo 3 with SDC, CoCo3FPGA, Heathkit H8, Osborne 1, Osborne Executive, Kaypro 2, Macintosh 512KE, Macintosh PowerBook 170, Macintosh Graphite iBook 466MHz (M6411), DEC PDP-11/23;

and (currently non-working):
(another) Kaypro 2, Heath/Zenith Z-110, SPARCclassic, a small variety of Macintosh desktop units.
Location:
Bedford, NH, USA
Interests:
Space Exploration, Astronomy, Vintage Computing, RV Camping
Occupation:
Retired, and loving it!

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