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

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Fri Nov 11 17:39:15 EST 2016

On Fri, 11 Nov 2016, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic wrote:

>  I appreciate it.
>>>> 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!
>  Yep.
>>>> 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.
>  Yes, it'd take quite a bit of power one way or the other.  And then
> there's disk/tape on top of that.  But just keep that modification in
> mind; I don't mind that being done *by an electronics-savvy person* in
> order to get the machine running.  A functioning 11/785 will be a big
> draw for a certain class of people.
>               -Dave

    Do you have a 11/785 running at the LSSM, Dave?  I don't remember.

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