[vcf-midatlantic] VAX-11/785, was Re: VAXstations in NJ
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
>>> 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.
> 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.
Do you have a 11/785 running at the LSSM, Dave? I don't remember.
Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
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