[vcf-midatlantic] PDP-11 topics again.

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Mar 15 16:17:59 UTC 2022

On 3/15/22 10:22, Dave Shevett via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I would be keen on coming down for the repair fest with my 11/73 if
> someone has a spare KDJ11 CPU board that I can swap into this chassis
> to see if this is the ONLY fault I'm seeing.
> I've found other boards on ebay but the lowest price is $400, and
> that's a lot of money to toss out when I'm not sure the rest of hte
> machine is functional.
> Anyone got a board I can test with?

   I can send you one if you don't find one sooner.  I should be able to 
get one tested and shipped by Thursday or Friday.  Let me know.

> I don't... know if a low end CPU will work here (IE an 11/03 or an
> 11/05).  I'm willing to strip the backplane and try it with the serial
> boards.

   The 11/05 is Unibus; the predecessor of the 11/04, one that you know 
very well. :-)  (whatever happened to that system?)


Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA

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