[vcf-midatlantic] VAX-11/785, was Re: VAXstations in NJ

David Riley fraveydank at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 20:22:28 EST 2016

On Nov 8, 2016, at 8:20 PM, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> On 11/07/2016 09:01 AM, David Riley via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> The 11/785 is a long-term loan from a member, but I imagine he
>> might give permission to fix it up
>  That would be me.  If a restoration plan were to be put together, we
> could certainly discuss it.

Yeah, I knew that, just didn't want to name names without asking. :-)

>> in the unlikely event that someone comes up with an 11/785
>> boardset.
>  I have the board set for that machine here.

Didn't know THAT.  Neat!

>> Of course, then we'd need to get 3-phase power run into the museum
>> room...
>  It can be run on single-phase power (though quite a lot of it) with
> a minor, reversible modification.

Knew that, too, though either way we'd need new/additional circuits and having three-phase in there for larger machines is probably a good idea.

- Dave

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