On 4/20/19 1:32 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> Picked one up, it is the last generation of 3274-style controllers before
> they went to 3174-style ca. 1988.
> I'd like to find manuals and the IPL diskette (1.2mb).
> The unit actually had an IPL floppy, but it disintegrated tryin
On 4/20/19 3:47 PM, Anders Nelson via cctalk wrote:
> I haven't found any more info on the signaling that goes
> over the DB37 data cable, and I would like to use my portable logic
> analyzer to sniff out some basics:
I could help you, I have several DWs and I want to document the hardware,
On 4/21/19 9:11 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> Today's project is to go through the later-gen 1174 controller docs to see if
> there is some hint of how to
> configure the thing and try that on the earlier model.
Configuration is completely different
I noticed it isn't
Could you take some pictures and image the 5" floppies?
Is this one of the big floor standing units (1174-10C) ?
Did you get any docs with it?
On 4/22/19 8:15 PM, Kevin Bowling wrote:
> I have a late model 1174 it looks like they kept the same basic architecture,
> each board has a full 68k.
On 4/22/19 8:15 PM, Kevin Bowling wrote:
> I have a late model 1174 it looks like they kept the same basic architecture,
> each board has a full 68k.
The desktop models (-60 and -95) have a large integrated main boards with
plug-ins for comms options.
I have one of each, I have them pulled
it is the same one used in the 910 180-016A_A17_85AE.bin
On 4/23/19 12:23 AM, Josh Dersch via cctalk wrote:
> Hi all --
> I'm working on a Televideo 925 terminal with a few problems, one of which
> is a bad character generator ROM, (a MOS 2332). Does anyone have a dump of
> this already,
On 4/23/19 4:43 AM, Patrick Finnegan via cctalk wrote:
> I should be able to do that for you if you don't find someone else with a
> dumped room sooner.
I was wondering what TS-8xx systems you have that supported RS-422,
and if you've dumped the firmware from them.
I can request the TS-806/20
On 4/24/19 5:39 AM, Guy Dunphy wrote:
> The keyboard controller is an 8049. Firmware not readable.
8049s aren't protected. they are 2k versions of the 8048
and can be read as 8749s
The keyboard controller is an 8049. Firmware not readable.
It may actually be compatible with the 955 keyboard, which I was able to read.
Key layout is the same, though the manuf is different
On 4/24/19 5:46 PM, allison via cctalk wrote:
> The 8049 is readable just like the 8048 save for 2k device. I worked
> for NEC back then and had access to intel parts too.
is that true for "HC" parts or just NMOS?
On 4/10/19 1:38 AM, GerardCJAT via cctalk wrote:
> I would like to emulate a TTY, using a daisywheel typewriter.
The CHM "1620Jr" project has been using IBM Wheelwriter 1000s
> The 924 should be the same as a 955 keyboard. There seemed to be two
> compatible types of the keyboard - an older
> thicker keyboard (shipped the TS-803 et al, and looks like an enhanced
> 925/950 keyboard), and a newer thinner profile
> keyboard used on later terminals.
> From what
On 4/14/19 12:16 AM, ED SHARPE via cctalk wrote:
> "arx-149" computer. .. what Is?thanks ed#
targeting computer for the illudium q-36 explosive space modulator
On 4/23/19 3:35 PM, Guy Dunphy via cctalk wrote:
> When I saw this thread I thought 'Oh, I have a 925!' Which was working last
> time (years ago.)
> But wouldn't you know. When I checked, it's a Televideo 924. Off by one.
> But perhaps the character ROM content is the same?
> Anyway I will
On 4/22/19 11:05 AM, ED SHARPE wrote:
> Al, the drive you mention at its largest was 7.5 meg and 6
> platters... not the one
Telex bought their drives from ISS.
You're looking for a ISS 714 (ca. 1970) 2314 compat.
On 4/22/19 10:09 AM, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote:
> What are a BK6xx or BK7xx?
150 and 300mb SMD top-loading disks
I probably have the manual, just have to search by manual part number in the
On 4/22/19 10:19 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> I probably have the manual, just have to search by manual part number in the
weird, looks like I don't
have lots of versions of the smaller one (9762)
On 4/22/19 9:49 AM, ED (knuttjobb) SHARPE via cctalk wrote:
> Telex 20 Meg 10 platter very heavy monster drive needed drop line off list
Presumably he is looking for a Telex 2311-compatible drive, but who knows wtf
If someone needs top heads, this seems to be a decent price
> I hereby grant permission for my images of 3M FileWare ("Twiggy")disk image
> to be used under the terms of the
> Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
On 7/1/19 4:36 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
>> I hereby grant permission for my images of 3M FileWare ("Twiggy")disk image
>> to be used under the terms of the
>> Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
I just noticed the 3M disk has no index hole.
On 6/25/19 5:35 PM, John H. Reinhardt via cctalk wrote:
> I hope someone scans that RSTS/E documentation. There isn't a lot of it
> available online.
I count 75 manuals under pdp11/rsts on bitsavers
Or some RN 68 pin CLCC sockets, or even a part number for them?
I tried buying a 1981 RFN catalog, but they weren't in there.
I have a bunch of IMS 80186 slave cards with the CPUs pulled
Of course, they didn't keep the caps. RN was bought by 3M and
I've been unable to even find a part number for
On 8/12/19 10:41 AM, P Gebhardt via cctalk wrote:
> I am not aware of museums or hobbyists who have such drives currently in a
> functional state to read and write from and to 80MB (CDC 9762) or 300MB (CDC
> 9766) disk packs. Maybe the CHM?
We don't have one in working condition, and we're
On 8/15/19 11:21 PM, emanuel stiebler via cctalk wrote:
> Is this the same, Al is using?
> (can't find the reference anymore)
The scanning info is on the main bitsavers.org page
I'm still using a Panasonic KV-S3065CW
I checked the backlog of scanned VAX manuals, and it doesn't
On 8/18/19 1:17 PM, Fritz Mueller via cctalk wrote:
> Any part-sourcing gurus out there able to steer me in a good direction here?
Rebuilding cans is a common practice now, since they are LONG out of production.
It is just tedious to do.
There are a few people who make them, for example
On 8/18/19 1:51 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> Rebuilding cans is a common practice now, since they are LONG out of
On 8/17/19 3:05 AM, Christian Corti via cctalk wrote:
> BTW do you still accept scanned documents currently not found on bitsavers?
> If yes, how to submit?
I do, just email me with a url to download from.
On 8/14/19 5:13 PM, systems_glitch via cctalk wrote:
> These should be available within a month or so. I'll be putting up a
> preorder soon to gauge interest in the production run
Do all three busses share the same ground pins?
Many proto boards I've seen have ground planes on the board
On 8/10/19 8:33 AM, Charles via cctalk wrote:
> I also scrubbed off the black anti-reflective coating since it was
> significantly scratched and peeled anyway.
um.. you didn't remove the aquadag from the outside of the crt, did you?
On 8/7/19 11:00 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> I took pics and dumped the firmware from it along with a DP 1551 pcb I've had
> for a while, and have been uploading the manuals to bitsavers that came with
> as well as a bunch that I've had scanned in the backlog
On 8/14/19 8:53 AM, Anders Nelson via cctalk wrote:
> I hope this thread will be written to a blog post
Buried in a filing cabinet in the basement with a sign that says "Beware of
Blogs are a stupid way to archive information, almost as stupid as putting it
On 8/13/19 9:15 PM, Carlos E Murillo-Sanchez via cctalk wrote:
> So, do you guys know if Datapoint made monitors for others?
Datapoint was a Convergent OEM.
Last year, we finally found a complete set of Sun-1 boot proms.
I was going through some old floppies tonight, and I think I've found a
slightly later version
that I'd dumped in 1987
On 8/22/19 4:31 AM, Paul Birkel via cctalk wrote:
> DEC TU58 status/diag. Panel
they are for the TC08
On 8/24/19 10:45 AM, Toby Thain wrote:
> By the way, what's your position on scanning two-colour printed manuals
> like the DTR ones? Not worth keeping the colour for Bitsavers?
I'd like to do it for all the multi-color text manuals, but I never came up
with a way
to map to single shades per
On 8/24/19 1:38 PM, John H. Reinhardt via cctalk wrote:
> On 8/24/2019 3:30 PM, John H. Reinhardt via cctalk wrote:
>> I'll have to double check, but from the looks of this list I don't need the
>> VAX/VMS Grey Wall that I acquired a couple
>> months ago. It's a nearly pristine set of the
On 8/24/19 12:18 AM, Aaron Jackson via cctalk wrote:
> I have a full book case of DEC binders, each containing one or more
> manuals. I went through the lot of it this evening and checked to see
> what was on bitsavers. It seems an awful lot of it is not available.
here is a list of the
On 8/25/19 12:43 AM, shad via cctalk wrote:
why collected manuals from other sites couldn't be added
to bitsavers too?
With a few exceptions, I don't troll other sites for content.
I don't even have time to deal with all of my paper.
On 8/30/19 12:50 AM, P Gebhardt via cctalk wrote:
> Talking about such drives, did anybody ever come across some manuals for the
> Super Eagles M2361A?
Just uploaded it to bitsavers
On 8/31/19 10:16 AM, 'someone' via cctalk wrote:
> It would make a nice front panel for a DIY Computer.
Yes, chop of its head. That's always the first thing to do with
a piece of 'unknown' test equipment
On 9/1/19 10:29 AM, blahblahblah via cctalk wrote:
> Perhaps they built a diag box that sat before the IBM channel to let them
> debug tape data transfers.
Perhaps you should read the replies before posting nonsense
Does anyone have the schematic or manual for the version of the Phi-Deck
that had the servoed Universal Motion Control capstan or the remote control box?
A picture is up under
On 8/25/19 10:51 AM, John H. Reinhardt via cctalk wrote:
> That might be getting hard to read
> these days unless you happen to have an OpenVMS machine with DECWindows.
There was a way to translate it to Postscript
Copies of the CDs in that form were on the web for a while, haven't looked
I assume these are the ones you were going to bring out
here a few years ago?
On 8/22/19 10:05 AM, William Donzelli via cctalk wrote:
> RLs are spoken for!
> On a possible related note, I am looking for information on converting
> CISC instructions to VLIW RISC.
I'm impressed, cctlk went completely off the rails on the first reply to the
list announcement, and has stayed there.
At least the list itself is staying on topic.
5287534 "Correcting Crossover Distortion Produced When Analog Signal Thresholds
Are Used To Remove Noise From Signal"
It describes the DEC CXM04 board for the DS550 communications server, which
inserts itself between an IBM establishment
controller and a control unit (coax) terminal so the CUT
On 8/31/19 12:16 AM, Aaron Taylor via cctalk wrote:
> I have something from the same company that sounds like it might be the same
> type of device. It is an
> RS-670 40 MHz Digital Word Generator.
> Mine is obviously a decade or two newer. It includes a small CRT plus
On 9/4/19 5:02 PM, P Gebhardt wrote:
> thanks a million for having uploaded the Super Eagle manual. I had been
> looking for a long time for it!
> Best regards,
I may have the original paper, if so i'll scan it at a higher resolution, the
On 9/11/19 1:31 PM, Jules Richardson via cctalk wrote:
> I'm not seeing any equivalent online for the Z100 series (there seems to be
> little out there about them at all - came too late in the S100 era, perhaps?)
It exists, I was surprised nothing was coming up for you.
I know there
On 9/6/19 12:02 PM, Electronics Plus via cctalk wrote:
> Cadmus 00185-00
is it this keyboard?
the first picture on
AST-coax, AST-432, AST-SNA, etc. IBM comms products circa late 80s
I'm in the process of pdf-ing the manuals this afternoon.
The only product disk I have is AST-3780
I would be interested in putting up the later docs
I wonder if Guy remembers what these were used for at CMU
On 9/16/19 10:19 AM, Shoppa, Tim via cctalk wrote:
> The Microram was a multipurpose solid state memory chassis sold by EMM
> (Electronic Memories and Magnetics) with what we called later
On 9/13/19 1:44 PM, Senile Old Man via cctalk wrote:
> Uninstall and reinstall the OS.
Nice to see this list continues to circle the bowl.
On 9/5/19 9:22 PM, Josh Dersch via cctalk wrote:
> I have a pretty good grasp of
> Unibus mechanics these days but I'm not quite understanding the reasoning
> behind this. Here's what the Storage System Unibus Port Description
> (AA-L621A-TK) document says:
you might also want to ask on the
I picked up Eric's DP 1500 Z80 system at VCF West this weekend, unfortunately
the boot disk has bad sectors. Anyone have any diskettes/images around for the
1500 or any other version of their systems?
I took pics and dumped the firmware from it along with a DP 1551 pcb I've had
for a while, and
On 8/7/19 12:12 PM, jos via cctalk wrote:
> No idea what these actually contain.
ET_1 is a DOS.H 2.4.2 boot disk
On 7/30/19 11:43 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:
> Is there a reason why there has been no mention of VCF West?
> Isn't it scheduled for this coming weekend?
I has been embarassingly underpromoted.
They couldn't even get the promo right on the http://www.vcfed.org banner for
and I see
On 8/1/19 11:04 AM, Steven M Jones via cctalk wrote:
> Exhibit list looks nicely varied, though it would have been nice to see an
> exhibit and/or talk about Bill Godbout
They've been too busy worrying about guards with firearms.
I wish I knew why ISO and Adobe never updated PDF to include PNG images.
The pdf format supports png just fine. A modified version of Eric Smith's
tumble accepts png as input.
The Tektronix color catalog scans on bitsavers were scanned as pngs
On 7/17/19 7:16 AM, Ethan O'Toole via cctalk wrote:
> So people are upset that the magic well was exposed.
No, people are upset because of the ill will created by the
family members having to deal with cleaning up their father's
On VCF, a message pointing to an earlier video was pulled
On 7/17/19 11:44 AM, Adrian Stoness via cctalk wrote:
> I haven’t a clue w CR liquidation is.
hint: look at the SUBJECT of the message you are pointlessly replying to
On 7/16/19 5:27 PM, Robert Armstrong via cctalk wrote:
> Is anyone aware of a simulator for the NCR Century series computers?
I'm not even aware of any surviving Century software, much less an emulator for
Exploring a MASSIVE Retro Computer Warehouse!
old news, dredged up again because of a youtube jackass
On 9/21/19 10:57 AM, Mark J. Blair via cctalk wrote:
>> I know of only one place that has TU58 dumps.
I should mirror those.
I've got over a hundred TU58s I need to look at some day as well.
Fixed the pinch rollers on some TU58s a year or two
On 9/19/19 7:27 PM, Ethan O'Toole via cctalk wrote:
> The 386 PC ran a unix
Sys V 3.2
> It had the full,
> awesome Audix
Which always tells you "your call is being answered by otters"
On 9/19/19 12:45 PM, Mattis Lind via cctalk wrote:
> An ex DEC engineer offloaded some stuff that he had found in his attic.
> It came together with a tektronix 1241 Logic Analyzer.
> Someone that can tell more about it?
A Tek BI-Bus preprocessor
100ns to 100us with MOS outputs
On 9/30/19 6:48 PM, Jon Elson via cctalk wrote:
I have 3 units of the Pulse Instruments PI-451A programmable pulse
driver. One has a note that it is bad. These seem to be general
On 9/26/19 7:24 AM, Patrick Finnegan via cctalk wrote:
3. Just because you have different opinions doesn't mean their ways
If you follow their listings, the seller has been trying to move this
stuff for a while.
Welcome to the world of "Digital Humanities" scholarship.
On 9/27/19 11:23 AM, allison via cctalk wrote:
The scam is eating your time which is worth something with nothing in
reward. Lets call it 5 minutes you will never get back.
Have been on the road, and I just noticed this announcement on the TUHS
I'd been trying to find this for a long time
Subject: [TUHS] Recovered!!! The Georgia Tech Software Tools Subystem
for Prime Computers
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 22:45:29 +0300
Did anyone on the list end up getting it?
On 6/25/19 7:48 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> anyone nearby?
> I'd like to get it, but I have no way to pick it up
On 9/25/19 3:00 AM, Pete Turnbull via cctalk wrote:
This is documented in NASA's official history of Project Mercury, for
which it was invented.
could you post a pointer to the document where this appears?
are these extender cards for IBM MST modules?
cool. there was also a 327x debug box that I won
On 10/10/19 11:54 AM, Lawrence Wilkinson via cctalk wrote:
> On 10/10/19 7:49 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
On 10/14/19 9:32 AM, Daniel Seagraves via cctalk wrote:
> What’s the best way to restore a dull BOT marker
there were rolls of brady BOT tape on ebay but I don't see them now
cool, that was the stuff I remembered seeing
On 10/14/19 2:57 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote:
> Oh, there are still a couple of the real (reel?) things available on eBay:
there was an email adr on the site, and I've asked if I can mirror the
contents on bitsavers
On 10/16/19 10:01 AM, Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2019 at 07:00:55PM +0200, Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 16, 2019 at 06:42:15PM +0200, Stefan Skoglund via
anyone know what happened to this?
the last sign of the web site was in 2010
someone just asked about some floppies that I had archived in 2008, and noticed
most of the
CA stuff on the web has vanished
they got their own domain, but that vanished in 2017 and the wayback machine
didn't pick up most
of the pdf scanned manuals
On 10/16/19 9:16 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> anyone know what happe
On 10/19/19 9:32 AM, Warner Losh via cctalk wrote:
> CHM has Dennis Richie's stuff. There was a CB UNIX tape that was sent to
> him years ago... I wonder if that made it into the CHM collection...
I don't think any media came back when Dave Brock visited the family and went
On 10/16/19 12:00 PM, jim stephens via cctalk wrote:
> My contacts went dead with him, and all the emails no longer work for me. I
> reached out to him a couple years ago.
> He managed to get Martin Richards machine from Cambridge University on which
> a lot of BCPL and other development
for anyone who got this from Josh
Jim Stephens loaned me a huge stash of documentation that I've been uploading to
On 1/22/16 10:35 PM, Josh Dersch wrote:
> Hi all --
> I picked this DPS-6 up over the summer and it's just taking up space
On 10/18/19 2:41 PM, ben via cctalk wrote:
> any kind of archving seems go into the *cloud* and vanish from
> the face of the earth
On 10/19/19 4:14 AM, Toby Thain via cctalk wrote:
> This is why I love hearing, so often, on these lists, "I have that
> stored in the basement somewhere".
The rest of the story:
- basement floods
- paper turns into a mushroom farm
-- THE END
The 9300 used it, Donzelli says it wasn't very reliable
search for NDRO and thin film memory
Univac used it in their commercial and military computers
On 10/20/19 7:35 AM, dwight via cctalk wrote:
> I was just listening to a video on the Voyager space craft. It used an
> interesting type of memory, called magnetic wire memory. There is only a
On 10/20/19 9:04 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> and NCR rod memory
and NCR rod memory
from their web page, "SCI" built the Voyager memory, I've not found details in
the on-line docs
On 10/20/19 7:43 AM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote:
> search for NDRO and thin film memory
On 10/19/19 1:28 PM, Sellam Abraham via cctalk wrote:
> I suspect that something may have happened to John, and this may have been
> his collection.
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