RE: VCF?

2017-08-13 Thread CuriousMarc via cctalk
The overall Chordset dimensions are 5 3/4 for width and 6" for depth. Keys are spaced like regular piano keys, whatever that is. That should help you dimension the drawing you have. We found very few programs that would use it. Marc -Original Message- From: cctalk

Re: RX02 *.DSK convert to PDP11GUI Image format

2017-08-13 Thread Ulrich Tagge via cctalk
Hi Jerry, I have tried with PDP11GUI, but the first message says "The image contains only 505856 bytes, but disk has 512512 bytes". I have written some disks, and have ignored this message, but none of them is readable under RT-11. .dir dy0: ?DIR-F-Error reading directory So I think the DSK

Re: Looking for info on The Digital Group Systems and Aeon Pulse Systems

2017-08-13 Thread Jay Jaeger via cctalk
Digital Group systems are not S100. More to follow tomorrow. Sent from my iPad > On Aug 13, 2017, at 21:43, Ed via cctalk wrote: > > http://bytecollector.com/the_digital_group.htm > > above is site with great info! > > thanks ed# > > > > In a message dated

Re: Looking for info on The Digital Group Systems and Aeon Pulse Systems

2017-08-13 Thread Ed via cctalk
http://bytecollector.com/the_digital_group.htm above is site with great info! thanks ed# In a message dated 8/13/2017 7:03:38 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time, cctalk@classiccmp.org writes: I recently went to a hamfest and scored 2 complete systems From what i can tell its an

Looking for info on The Digital Group Systems and Aeon Pulse Systems

2017-08-13 Thread Steven Landon via cctalk
I recently went to a hamfest and scored 2 complete systems From what i can tell its an S-100 based system. The Digital Group with Aeon 8 inch drives And a Pulse By Aeon with 8 inch drives. Heres pics of the unit http://imgur.com/a/G7mrn It came with a ton of disks, and docs Also trying to

Re: RX02 *.DSK convert to PDP11GUI Image format

2017-08-13 Thread william degnan via cctalk
> > > > You might try using unix dd to prepend 6656. bytes of zero as a header, > and then copy the rest of the data to form a 512,512. byte file. > That may work on PDP11GUI (and should under SIMH as well) ***IF*** the > person who imaged the disk just dropped track 0. > If they ALSO decided to

Re: VCF?

2017-08-13 Thread Steve Malikoff via cctalk
Marc said > I just put up one video > https://youtu.be/qnjtna0tRhg > Warning: it's selective, mostly centered on my own favorites and interests, > the people I could interview, and of course our Alto which was on exhibit. > Almost no micro or post 1970's stuff, of which there was a lot more of

Re: VCF?

2017-08-13 Thread Curious Marc via cctalk
I just put up one video https://youtu.be/qnjtna0tRhg Warning: it's selective, mostly centered on my own favorites and interests, the people I could interview, and of course our Alto which was on exhibit. Almost no micro or post 1970's stuff, of which there was a lot more of course. Marc

Re: nassa tapes destroyed but the family left to dispose of the computer?

2017-08-13 Thread Chuck Guzis via cctalk
On 08/13/2017 04:01 PM, Ed via cctalk wrote: > wonder where it ended up? Dunno--but NASA/JPL have tons of this sort of stuff. One problem is that much of the data is presented with no context. Usually, the tapes are from some employee who didn't bother to label his or her tapes, other than

Re: nassa tapes destroyed but the family left to dispose of the computer?

2017-08-13 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/kzakkn/nasa-destroyed-hundreds-of-mystery-tapes-found-in-a-dead-mans-basement-apollo-era well, a metal scrapper contacted NASA, so I would imagine with him. at least we know now a little more about where the FOIA request came from On 8/13/17 4:01 PM,

Re: RX02 *.DSK convert to PDP11GUI Image format

2017-08-13 Thread Don North via cctalk
On 8/13/2017 11:34 AM, Jerry Weiss via cctalk wrote: On Aug 13, 2017, at 12:59 PM, Ulrich Tagge wrote: Hi Jerry, I have tried with PDP11GUI, but the first message says "The image contains only 505856 bytes, but disk has 512512 bytes". I have written some disks, and have

nassa tapes destroyed but the family left to dispose of the computer?

2017-08-13 Thread Ed via cctalk
wonder where it ended up? Ed# http://www.pennlive.com/life/2017/08/nasa_tapes_pittsburgh.html

Re: SAGE Computer Technology

2017-08-13 Thread Fritz Chwolka via cctalk
Am 14.08.2017 um 00:04 schrieb emanuel stiebler: > On 2017-08-10 03:05, Fritz Chwolka via cctalk wrote: >> Hi.. >> >> I go some SAGE computers as the owner wants to go back to GB. > Actually, which models did you get? > > I must make a correction - it is a sage II and a 1/2 stride 440

Re: SAGE Computer Technology

2017-08-13 Thread Fritz Chwolka via cctalk
Am 14.08.2017 um 00:04 schrieb emanuel stiebler: > On 2017-08-10 03:05, Fritz Chwolka via cctalk wrote: >> Hi.. >> >> I go some SAGE computers as the owner wants to go back to GB. > Actually, which models did you get? > > it is a sage II and a 1/2 stride 400 (no harddisk) ( and some replacement

Re: copy of Kildall's "Computer Connections"

2017-08-13 Thread Noel Chiappa via cctalk
> From: Al Kossow > just sold for $1600 Well, it is from a limited edition of 20, it does not appear to be in print other than that, and this page: http://www.computerhistory.org/atchm/in-his-own-words-gary-kildall/ makes it sound like the family are unlikely to release it...

Re: SAGE Computer Technology

2017-08-13 Thread emanuel stiebler via cctalk
On 2017-08-10 03:05, Fritz Chwolka via cctalk wrote: Hi.. I go some SAGE computers as the owner wants to go back to GB. Actually, which models did you get?

Re: SAGE Computer Technology

2017-08-13 Thread emanuel stiebler via cctalk
On 2017-08-13 15:46, Fritz Chwolka wrote: Am 12.08.2017 um 21:33 schrieb emanuel stiebler: On 2017-08-12 05:21, Fritz Chwolka via cctalk wrote: Thanks for the Info. Yes I checked all snapshots at the wayback machine. I hoped that someone has a sage II and saved all from the save them from

Re: SAGE Computer Technology

2017-08-13 Thread Fritz Chwolka via cctalk
Am 12.08.2017 um 21:33 schrieb emanuel stiebler: > On 2017-08-12 05:21, Fritz Chwolka via cctalk wrote: > >> Thanks for the Info. Yes I checked all snapshots at the wayback >> machine. I hoped that someone has a sage II and saved all from the save >> them from www.sageandstride.org website. >

Re: copy of Kildall's "Computer Connections"

2017-08-13 Thread Fred Cisin via cctalk
On Sun, 13 Aug 2017, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: just sold for $1600 http://www.ebay.com/itm/Computer-Connections-Gary-Kildall-Father-of-Personal-Computer-Software-/182705906183 Those appendices that are mentioned would be interesting. They are not in the excerpt that CHM makes available for

Re: The SPERRY UNIVAC UTS 40 system + 8406 double-sided diskette subsystem : Restoration

2017-08-13 Thread Dominique Carlier via cctalk
On 12/08/2017 19:35, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: the black one in the lower left it is a tantalum, which are known to short, try removing them Yes ! It was this one that was shorted ! I decided in the same way to repair the second disk drive but this time by taking some pictures.

copy of Kildall's "Computer Connections"

2017-08-13 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
just sold for $1600 http://www.ebay.com/itm/Computer-Connections-Gary-Kildall-Father-of-Personal-Computer-Software-/182705906183

Re: DEC Unibus, Omnibus and TTL Flip-Chips sought for!

2017-08-13 Thread Mattis Lind via cctalk
It appears that there is a typo in the BA08 which was kindly pointed out to me offlist. The M023 is in fact a W023 cable! It makes perfectly sense. I should have noted it if I checked the module map a bit more in detail. Thus I do not need a M023. And I do not need a W023 either. The full wish

DECstation 220. Another Impasse

2017-08-13 Thread Rob Jarratt via cctalk
I have reached another impasse in my attempts to get my DECstation 220 to work. I have posted the details on my blog here: https://robs-old-computers.com/2017/08/13/decstation-220-update/ If anyone has any suggestions I would be interested to hear them. Thanks Rob

Re: RX02 *.DSK convert to PDP11GUI Image format

2017-08-13 Thread Noel Chiappa via cctalk
> From: Jerry Weiss > If there is an option to start at track 1 or skip the first 30 (?) > blocks, that might work. It's worse than that; there is 'logical' and 'physical' block order, and the two are quite different (blocks are scattered arount the disk in order to do rotational

Re: RX02 *.DSK convert to PDP11GUI Image format

2017-08-13 Thread Jerry Weiss via cctalk
> On Aug 13, 2017, at 12:59 PM, Ulrich Tagge wrote: > > Hi Jerry, > > I have tried with PDP11GUI, but the first message says "The image contains > only 505856 bytes, but disk has 512512 bytes". > I have written some disks, and have ignored this message, but none of them is >

Re: RX02 *.DSK convert to PDP11GUI Image format

2017-08-13 Thread Jerry Weiss via cctalk
> On Aug 13, 2017, at 11:00 AM, Ulrich Tagge via cctalk > wrote: > > Hi all, > > maybe someone can help. > I would like to install TCP/IP on my RT-11 system. > After a short search I have found the following, which I would use: >

Re: DEC Unibus, Omnibus and TTL Flip-Chips sought for!

2017-08-13 Thread william degnan via cctalk
Paul, I could use a set of the unibus board(s) for a tektronix 4015, having had accidentally sold my only one. Oops. Bill Degnan twitter: billdeg vintagecomputer.net On Aug 12, 2017 6:14 PM, "Paul Anderson via cctalk" wrote: > i have a few put aside for you and will have

RX02 *.DSK convert to PDP11GUI Image format

2017-08-13 Thread Ulrich Tagge via cctalk
Hi all, maybe someone can help. I would like to install TCP/IP on my RT-11 system. After a short search I have found the following, which I would use: http://www.classiccmp.org/PDP-11/RT-11/freeware/decus11/110939/rthtml/tcpget.htm But the images are in DSK format, but I can't write them with

Re: Big format DEC drawings. BA08, BM8/L, PC08, DW08, RF08 etc

2017-08-13 Thread Noel Chiappa via cctalk
> From: Mattis Lind > I have some big format DEC drawings that is much bigger than the > standard 11x17 drawings that most others are. > ... > Since I cannot do this myself I need to go to a professional scanning > service and pay for it. The other option (which is what I

Re: TRS-80 Model 16 hard drive replacement woes

2017-08-13 Thread Peter Cetinski via cctalk
> On Aug 13, 2017, at 2:54 AM, Josh Dersch via cctalk > wrote: > > On 8/12/2017 8:45 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote: > >> Long shot: >> Is this a system (like the 5160), where there are TWO format programs? >> 1) a physical low-level format done by special proprietary

Big format DEC drawings. BA08, BM8/L, PC08, DW08, RF08 etc

2017-08-13 Thread Mattis Lind via cctalk
I have some big format DEC drawings that is much bigger than the standard 11x17 drawings that most others are. These are http://i.imgur.com/fjxi2k6.jpg Memory Extension Control MC8-LA http://i.imgur.com/UqxcOt8.jpg Rotating File RF08 http://i.imgur.com/KI1SA7w.jpg Peripheral Expander BA08

Re: TRS-80 Model 16 hard drive replacement woes

2017-08-13 Thread Josh Dersch via cctalk
On 8/12/2017 8:45 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote: On Sat, 12 Aug 2017, Josh Dersch via cctalk wrote: However, I'm unable to format it. The controller doesn't appear to actually be laying down a format and attempts to read sectors after formatting fail with "ID Not Found" errors. I've tried