Mailuefterl Emulator in JavaScript

2017-07-09 Thread Norbert Kehrer via cctalk
The Mailuefterl (German for "may breeze", an allusion to much bigger US computers like "Whirlwind" or "Typhoon") was the first fully transistorized computer in (continental) Europe. It was built at the Technical University of Vienna (Austria) from 1955 to 1958 by Dr. Heinz Zemanek and his team.

Re: [multicians] Fwd: Multics dps8m emulator

2017-07-09 Thread Ed via cctalk
OK had to find photos out on the server I shot ages ago. sent them to those that asked on and offlist As mentioned we have 2 sets of panels. they are nice not scrap - Ed# In a message dated 7/9/2017 11:43:34 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: Tom

Re: Cipher F880 with S100 interface card on local CL

2017-07-09 Thread jim stephens via cctalk
On 7/9/2017 7:22 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: Anyone need any blank tapes? I've got a dozen or so still in their sealed bags--probably sticky as heck, Sounds like a test case for my Graham Magnetics certifier box. :-) thanks jim

Re: Cipher F880 with S100 interface card on local CL

2017-07-09 Thread Chuck Guzis via cctalk
On 07/09/2017 05:20 PM, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: > I have inherited maybe 1000 tapes that I will have to sort and see > if there is any salvaging. Not sure if they are any use, but it was > a one time opportunity to snag them. The silly thing is that a $15 MCU with a SD card can probably

Re: [multicians] Fwd: Multics dps8m emulator

2017-07-09 Thread Ed via cctalk
I will have to refind them I had circulated them before to some of the multics people. anyone still have them top of stack? Ed# In a message dated 7/9/2017 6:25:50 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, lini...@lonesome.com writes: On Sun, Jul 09, 2017 at 08:00:24PM -0400, Ed via cctalk

Re: [multicians] Fwd: Multics dps8m emulator

2017-07-09 Thread Mark Linimon via cctalk
On Sun, Jul 09, 2017 at 08:00:24PM -0400, Ed via cctalk wrote: > ( we have xtra set for sale too... Large... heavy and many panel set) Pictures please? mcl

Re: Cipher F880 with S100 interface card on local CL

2017-07-09 Thread jim stephens via cctalk
On 7/9/2017 1:39 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: Supporting an F880 with one of those would be a tough job--256 byte FIFO, 8-bit DMA transfer. I streamed them without a problem on TX-8 ISA (16 bit card as you remembered), and the TXI. The TC-PC interface could be wirewrapped (we built

Re: [multicians] Fwd: Multics dps8m emulator

2017-07-09 Thread Ed via cctalk
need to make an interface that would run the big Honeywell computer front panels we have here... ( we have xtra set for sale too... Large... heavy and many panel set) Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org) In a message dated 7/9/2017 11:46:33 A.M. US Mountain Standard Time,

TRS-80 graphics pad?

2017-07-09 Thread Ken Seefried via cctalk
Noticed this today...seems like it would have above average fetish value for the TRS-80 crowd. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Radio-Shack-TRS-80-X-Pad-GT-116-Graphic-Tablet-IN-BOX-UNTESTED-/332274978760?hash=item4d5d21cfc8:g:BrwAAOSwXXxZSxdD Disclaimer: I have purchased a couple of things from this

Re: Any 7 track drives available?

2017-07-09 Thread Curious Marc via cctalk
We could try to read them off the IBM 1401 7-track. But you'd have to send the tapes over here, can't send the computer ;-). Contact me offline of interested. Marc On Jul 7, 2017, at 5:20 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: > On 07/07/2017 04:39 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk

Re: Cipher F880 with S100 interface card on local CL

2017-07-09 Thread Chuck Guzis via cctalk
On 07/09/2017 12:57 PM, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: > TC-PC, TX-8, and TC-I. The latter is a PCI board. This is probably a > TX-8. You're right--the card, as much as I can see of it, matches a TX-8. I was thinking of the PCTD-III 8-bit controller. Supporting an F880 with one of those

Re: Cipher F880 with S100 interface card on local CL

2017-07-09 Thread jim stephens via cctalk
On 7/9/2017 12:14 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: On 07/09/2017 10:43 AM, Glen Slick via cctalk wrote: Maybe an Overland Data TX-8? http://www.ebay.com/itm/272743761884 Doesn't look like a Computer Logics PCTD16 No, it's not that--the PCTD16 uses ZIP memory--I don't see that. Perhaps an

Re: Cipher F880 with S100 interface card on local CL

2017-07-09 Thread allison via cctalk
On 07/09/2017 01:43 PM, Glen Slick via cctalk wrote: > On Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 10:25 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk > wrote: >> On 07/09/2017 07:30 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: >>> >>> On 7/8/17 5:18 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: >>> From his photo, it does appear to

Re: Cipher F880 with S100 interface card on local CL

2017-07-09 Thread Chuck Guzis via cctalk
On 07/09/2017 10:43 AM, Glen Slick via cctalk wrote: > > Maybe an Overland Data TX-8? > http://www.ebay.com/itm/272743761884 > > Doesn't look like a Computer Logics PCTD16 No, it's not that--the PCTD16 uses ZIP memory--I don't see that. Perhaps an Overland TX-16. I don't know if I'd want to

Re: Fwd: [multicians] Fwd: Multics dps8m emulator

2017-07-09 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
woot! there was also a slashdot post about it, with typical clueless response On 7/9/17 11:43 AM, Charles Anthony via cctalk wrote: > -- Forwarded message -- > From: Tom Van Vleck [multicians] > Date: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 at 7:20 AM > Subject: [multicians] Fwd: Multics dps8m

Fwd: [multicians] Fwd: Multics dps8m emulator

2017-07-09 Thread Charles Anthony via cctalk
-- Forwarded message -- From: Tom Van Vleck [multicians] Date: Sat, Jul 8, 2017 at 7:20 AM Subject: [multicians] Fwd: Multics dps8m emulator To: multicians The Multics Simulator now has a packaged non-beta Release 1.0. Thanks to all the folks who worked hard on this. > Begin

Re: Announcing: VCF PNW

2017-07-09 Thread Michael Brutman via cctalk
I hear you about the weather and the timing ... we took a few factors into account, including the museum schedule, other VCF shows (East in particular), and the Super Bowl ... yes, we didn't want to draw traffic away from them. ;-0 This is the first year so we're going to try it out and learn.

Re: Cipher F880 with S100 interface card on local CL

2017-07-09 Thread Glen Slick via cctalk
On Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 10:25 AM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: > On 07/09/2017 07:30 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: >> >> >> On 7/8/17 5:18 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: >> >>> From his photo, it does appear to be S100-sized. >> >> I didn't see any 50 pin connectors,

FTGH: DEC Alpha XL300

2017-07-09 Thread Guy N. via cctalk
Cleaning house! I have a DEC Alpha XL300 system I'm not using. This is one of the Alpha systems that was crippled so that it could only run Windows NT (no SRM firmware, AlphaBIOS only). There used to be a kludge to run Linux on it, but I think support for that has long since gone away. It's

FFS: TZ30 and TK50 cartridges

2017-07-09 Thread Guy N. via cctalk
Cleaning house! I have a TZ30 and about a dozen TK50 cartridges I'll never use. The TZ30 worked the last time I hooked it up over a decade ago. Given the horror stories I've been reading about old tapes, I'm not going to try it again, I'll leave it to the experts. Bonus: I have a variety of

VRCX1-WA - no high voltage

2017-07-09 Thread Guy N. via cctalk
Cleaning house! I have a Digital VRCX1-WA 21" CRT monitor that seems to have lost its high voltage to the CRT. Other than that it is in good condition: case is cosmetically clean, CRT isn't burned. Is anyone interested in this, either to repair or to use the CRT as a replacement? Free for

Re: Cipher F880 with S100 interface card on local CL

2017-07-09 Thread Chuck Guzis via cctalk
On 07/09/2017 07:30 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: > > > On 7/8/17 5:18 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: > >> From his photo, it does appear to be S100-sized. > > I didn't see any 50 pin connectors, or regulators. If you look > closely it's 8-bit ISA. You can see the HD connector on the back

RE: tape baking (Rob Jarratt)

2017-07-09 Thread Rob Jarratt via cctalk
> -Original Message- > From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-boun...@classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Michael > Thompson via cctalk > Sent: 09 July 2017 15:41 > To: cctech > Subject: Re: tape baking (Rob Jarratt) > > > > > Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2017 21:19:03 +0100 > > From: "Rob

Re: tape baking (Rob Jarratt)

2017-07-09 Thread Michael Thompson via cctalk
> > Date: Fri, 7 Jul 2017 21:19:03 +0100 > From: "Rob Jarratt" > Subject: RE: tape baking > > > I long to hear again the sound of the line printer that was attached to > the > > DECSYSTEM-20 I used to use. I think it was a drum printer but I don't > know > the > >

FS: HP 9825B Calculator

2017-07-09 Thread Sellam Ismail via cctalk
I am selling a HP 9825B "Calculator" in what seems to be perfect functional condition and pretty darn good cosmetic condition. Full details and photos are here: http://www.vcfed.org/forum/showthread.php?58603-HP-9825B-working-condition-with-good-tape-drive-roller Thanks! Sellam

FS: Motorola M68000 Design Kit

2017-07-09 Thread Sellam Ismail via cctalk
I have a Motorola M68000 Design Kit for sale. This is a kit that contains all the basic chips necessary to build a 68000-based computer. Full details and photos are here: http://www.vcfed.org/forum/showthread.php?58605-Motorola-M68000-Design-Kit=467778#post467778 Thanks! Sellam

FS: National Semiconductor Series 32000 Designer Kit

2017-07-09 Thread Sellam Ismail via cctalk
I am selling a National Semiconductor Series 32000 Designer Kit. This is a (new/unused) kit in the original box that includes the core chips necessary to build a 32-bit UNIX system based on the NS32032 microprocessor, including pre-programmed system EPROMs and an operating system on 5.25" floppy

Re: Line printer art: (was Re: tape baking)

2017-07-09 Thread Jeff Woolsey via cctalk
You know, I have about four different tapes with those Harbison posters on them. Different formats, too. They're probably ubiquitous by now. For those of you without printers who still want to see the posters, asciitopgm from the netpbm package can be coaxed to do this. See

Re: Cipher F880 with S100 interface card on local CL

2017-07-09 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 7/8/17 5:18 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: > From his photo, it does appear to be S100-sized. I didn't see any 50 pin connectors, or regulators. If you look closely it's 8-bit ISA. You can see the HD connector on the back

Re: db9 requirements

2017-07-09 Thread David Brownlee via cctalk
On 6 July 2017 at 23:39, Henry Bond wrote: > [image of back of sparc] > I believe I have a graphics output device, preliminary ebay searches find > the sun video to vga-dsub hard to come by, at least for the UK. Maybe an > original monitor? Happy to take suggestions :) >