[vcf-midatlantic] Pick some minicomputers

Connor Krukosky connork at connorsdomain.com
Thu Feb 4 17:14:13 EST 2016

On 2/4/2016 2:51 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> We don't yet know how many minicomputers will fit in the new museum 
> space.
> Here are some candidates, based entirely on what we own:
> - PDP-8 w/ teletype (and sign about RESISTORS)
> - VAXen (many from which to choose)
> - IBM System/3
> - IBM System/38
> - Burroughs B-80
> - Prime 6550
> - TI 8(00?)
> - DG Eclipse
> - Perkin-Elmer 3210 + other models
> - AT&T 3B2 (because we previously debated it here and agreed most of 
> the multi-user machines should be considered with the minis, not with 
> the micros)
> Am I forgetting anything in our collection? (IBM 1130 will go with the 
> mainframes.)

I'd love to see the DG Eclipse on display as I think its a good looking 
machine and its relatively small.
I'd also like to see it along side some DEC machine with something 
between the two talking about how Data General was started by a couple 
of guys from DEC!

-Connor K

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