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Qantel System 88 w/ 45XP

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    #16
    Here's the last few.

    IOU-39S - Now that I look at them, this one has the same part # as the one in the last post.
    DSC00727.jpg
    DSC00728.jpg

    DIAG Panel Q264 - Figured I'd put this in too
    DSC00729.jpg

    IOU-56S - Again, there are two of these, but I only took pictures of one.
    DSC00733.jpg
    DSC00735.jpg

    I can take more if anyone needs em, just let me know!

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      #17
      I'm getting slightly closer to getting this thing set up in the house to test.

      Will do my best to keep everyone posted.

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        #18
        Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but I just bought some boards off eBay and information on these things is hard to find.
        I got these: IOU-53, IOU-54, IOU-48-2, IOU-56S, IOU-56R, BP10/RTC.
        Pointers to documentation or other information would be appreciated.
        Thanks.

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          #19
          Originally posted by wormey View Post
          Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but I just bought some boards off eBay and information on these things is hard to find.
          I got these: IOU-53, IOU-54, IOU-48-2, IOU-56S, IOU-56R, BP10/RTC.
          Pointers to documentation or other information would be appreciated.
          Thanks.
          hopefully they still have their socketed parts on them, not that they are very useful as-is since they
          are all peripheral controller boards

          there is some info on bitsavers under qantel

          https://www.ebay.com/itm/334172298067
          seller has a bunch of mid-80's boards, every one has had its firmware pulled

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            #20
            Actually, that's the seller from whom I got my boards -- I took all the ones that still had firmware on them. Boards without firmware are kind of useless.

            I did get the Qantel Pocket Reference from bitsavers, but it only goes to IOU-40. Most all the other files look like they're from 1983 or 1984, all my boards are dated 1986.
            I'll take a closer look at the bitsavers files. I see they have one for IOU-49 and one for IOU-52. I don't have those but the ones I have may be lurking in other files.
            Thanks.

            edit: So, I looked at all the files on bitsavers, did find a field maintenance manual for IOU-54 (more pages devoted to disk drives than the board). Nothing else pertinent though.
            So maybe I'll just strip these things for parts...
            Last edited by wormey; October 19, 2021, 01:51 PM.

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              #21
              Didn't see this until now, sorry! I never did much with this beyond what was mentioned here. I moved the frame and cards inside but that's where it sits. I've just been hoping that someone might come along with some info, at least until I get a chance to dig into it a little myself.

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