I have been given an lot of SEL software and documentation, along with a simulator Now, I need to get off my butt and put it all on line.
Thank you for saving the system, Bob. On 10/13/16 8:34 PM, Bob Rosenbloom wrote: > On 10/13/2016 9:01 AM, Rick Bensene wrote: >>> I'm curious what the Systems 32/77 is.. >>> Wasn't Gould SEL? maybe an SEL system? >> >> The 32/77-series was a 32-bit machine implemented in ECL, based on >> earlier SEL designs, but is definitely Gould in design/manufacture. >> >> Some of the machines in the series had a very powerful (for the time) >> floating point unit (known as the IPU) that operated in tandem with the >> main CPU that vastly increased the number-crunching power available >> >> The machines were mainly intended for real-time control applications (as >> used in the flight sim applications in the auction) >> >> The machine ran a real-time executive called MPX-32. >> >> More information: http://www.encore-support.com/htmls/32_77.htm >> >> Years ago, I had some experience with these machines. They were quite >> powerful for their time, and were also workhorses that just ran and ran. >> Very robust design. >> >> These are neat machines, and I hope that they end up in the hands of >> someone that can care for them rather than ending up scrap. >> >> -- >> Rick Bensene >> The Old Calculator Museum >> http://oldcalculatormuseum.com >> > > > Well... with a momentary lapse of reason, I bought the Gould / SEL system. It > won't go to scrap. > No idea how I'm going to get it, and what I'm going to do with it, but after > reading about it last night, > I thought it might be fun to play with. We'll see... > > > Bob > > >