[vcf-midatlantic] identify some PC-bus cards?

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon Oct 31 22:56:11 EDT 2016

  The card with the very long row of card-edge connectors is a processor
complex board from a higher-end PS/2.  The PCI board below it is a Mylex
DAC960 SCSI RAID controller.


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

On October 31, 2016 10:51:10 PM Jason Perkins via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> The first PS/2 cards look like Token Ring nics. They probably have a
> blue 16/4 sticker on the faceplate.
> The big EISA card is a remote access card, the port on the back is a
> modem. You dial into it and it gives you a remote console, and you can
> power cycle the machine, etc.
> I don't know what the 2 MCA cards with RAM on them do.
> -J
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 9:12 PM, william degnan via vcf-midatlantic
> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 10:12 PM, Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>> http://www.retrotechnology.com/y/zenith_pickup.html
>>> Among other items, I picked up some of these PC-bus boards. Some of them
>>> are IBM brand, I know there's some PS/2 interests. A passive ISA backplane
>>> too. Also HP brand, and some non-PC bus NEC. The Iomega brand boards, are
>>> likely interfaces for Iomega old removable drives. Contact me if you know
>>> something about these cards, and have an interest. I'll be at the December
>>> event. - Herb
>>> --
>>> Herbert R. Johnson,  New Jersey USA
>>> http://www.retrotechnology.com OR .net
>> Definitely some PS/2 Microchannel.
> --
> Jason Perkins
> 313 355 0085

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