[vcf-midatlantic] 9000/300 available (fwd)
J. Alexander Jacocks
jjacocks at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 13:55:13 EST 2017
Will do. I'm trying to work out a reasonable price for the lot, but
assuming I do, I'll try to get all the software possible.
On Sat, Nov 25, 2017 at 10:46 AM, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> If you move on this, please do me a favor. Simco is (primarily) an
> instrument calibration company, and they had these because many high-end
> HP instruments use HP9000-300 series systems to run their
> calibration/verification software. These instruments are still dominant
> in the industry, but some of the companies like Simco who calibrate them
> are starting to discontinue their services because they're afraid to
> wrangle these non-Windows machines that are needed to run that software.
> Most of the software I'm talking about is pretty readily available,
> but some is not. If you should happen to get ahold of any floppies with
> this pile of stuff, and if they look test-equipment-related, would you
> please let me know?
> Also, I could really use one or more of those floppy disk subsystems
> if any are going spare.
> On 11/25/2017 09:03 AM, J. Alexander Jacocks via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> > I contacted Adam, and he’s looking for an offer on a ton of gear. If
> > are interested, I’d be happy to pick this stuff up, and bring it to
> > Festivus. I’ll attach the picture, here, but there are at least 4 system
> > units, along with a bunch of external drives.
> > Does the museum have a complete 9000/300 system?
> > Thanks!
> > - Alex
> > [image: JPEG image]
> > 3.JPG
> > <https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-2zX59EiBR0SmY3enF5T1BrUm1DRGpQ
> > On Wed, Nov 22, 2017 at 09:58 Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic <
> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> >> This was forwarded from a Vintage HP list. If anyone wants a
> >> HP/UX system, please contact the original poster (adam.raub at simco.com).
> >> The
> >> systems appears to be in Allentown, PA.
> >> Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
> >> Old Technology http://q7.neurotica.com/
> >> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> >> Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:43:12 -0800
> >> Reply-To: VintHPcom at groups.io
> >> To: VintHPcom at groups.io
> >> Subject: [VintHPcom] 9000/300 available
> >> I received his email today. If anyone is interested please contact Adam
> >> directly.
> >> David Collins
> >> _____________________________
> >> Hello,
> >> We currently have a HP 9000/300 series computer that we are going to
> >> scrap. Would you be interested or know someone who may want it? We
> have a
> >> monitor, a few keyboards, cables & a few boxes of disks for it along
> >> extra hard drives.
> >> Adam Raub
> >> Technician
> >> Simco Electronics
> >> Allentown, PA 18103 ( x-apple-data-detectors://1/0 )
> >> Phone: (610)798-0100 Ext. 4248
> >> adam.raub at simco.com ( tel:(610)798-0100;4248 )
> Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> New Kensington, PA
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