[vcf-midatlantic] 9000/300 available (fwd)

J. Alexander Jacocks jjacocks at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 13:55:13 EST 2017


Dave,

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.

- Alex

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.
>
>             Thanks,
>             -Dave
>
> 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
> folks
> > 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
> djdaVkFGd2JQbkZB>
> >
> >
> > 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
> mid-'80s
> >> 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/
> Oldtech/
> >>
> >> ---------- 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
> with
> >> 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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