Re: Lars Hamrén / Computer Automation Museum Project

2019-10-16 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
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 cctalk wrote: > > > > svensk datorutveckling i lund (swedish computer development in Lund) > > > > > > There is/was a Lar

Re: Lars Hamrén / Computer Automation Museum Project

2019-10-16 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Wed, Oct 16, 2019 at 06:42:15PM +0200, Stefan Skoglund via cctalk wrote: > > svensk datorutveckling i lund (swedish computer development in Lund) > > There is/was a Lars Hamrén at sdu. I know because I have met him when he picked up some CA computers from a friend. /P

Re: Computer Automation Naked Mini circuit boards

2019-10-03 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
I have a Naked Mini, where are you located? I couldn't see your images.. not sure if my vcfed account is still good. So I don't know what you have. /P On Wed, Oct 02, 2019 at 09:31:09AM +, Roland via cctech wrote: > Hello, > I was wondering if anyone has a Computer Automation Naked Mini. >

Re: One of the deeper dives into RISC vs CISC I've seen

2019-06-17 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Sat, Jun 15, 2019 at 08:25:13AM -0700, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: > > It's difficult to say exactly, because of the constraints on the > definition. Or does something have to be RISC only if it came after > the definition? > I would say that one of the points he was making is that the

Re: SGI IRIX 6.5 Screen Savers (emulated Indy w/ 24-bit XL graphics) running in MAME

2019-06-10 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
That is impressive! Is it close to real time we are seeing? /P On Thu, Jun 06, 2019 at 10:38:35AM -0700, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: > pretty cool.. > > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6E0_qgfGGQ >

Re: Yes there is a PDP 10 front panel and Kenbak on Ebay

2019-04-04 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi Could you provide an URL. ebay search works (or not works) in mysterious ways. /P On Wed, Apr 03, 2019 at 02:51:41PM -0400, Bill Degnan via cctalk wrote: > Yes there is a PDP 10 front panel and Kenbak on Ebay > > and no, a "best offer" of $250 for the front panel will not be accepted. >

Re: PDP-8 signed overflow detection

2019-03-21 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
I thought about it during the bus ride home. I don't think I got it right. I'll try again after the kids go to bed. /P On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 04:37:26PM +0100, Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk wrote: > Hmm, sounds like a fun thing to figure out. How about this for a start. > Naive, writte

Re: PDP-8 signed overflow detection

2019-03-21 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hmm, sounds like a fun thing to figure out. How about this for a start. Naive, written five minutes before I have to catch my bus, untested. I hope I understood the problem at least :) /P SATSUM,0 CLA CLL TAD I SATSUM ISZ SATSUM TAD I SATSUM ISZ SATSUM

Re: Looking for Limited Function Board

2019-02-06 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi Paul I have put pictures of the boards here: http://pdp8.se/slask/LFB have.jpg is the board I have and want.jpg is the one I'm looking for. The identifying numbers are in aproximately the same place. But you can clearly see that the "want" board is much simplified and if I interpret the

Looking for Limited Function Board

2019-02-03 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi I'm restoring a PDP-8/a with the help of some friends. The CPU is now passing the MAINDECs I've thrown at it. The memory is a modern semiconductor board my friend Anders Sandahl made. This machine is pieced together from several others and the limited function panel I got does not match

Re: 11/70 - original or 570 model more desirable?

2019-01-31 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Wed, Jan 30, 2019 at 10:49:12PM -0500, Bill Degnan via cctech wrote: > Random question > would you prefer having, if you had to pick only one, the original PDP > 11/70 or the newer "blue cabinets" PDP 11/70, assuming both were complete > configurations with racks of storage etc as they would

Re: IBM in TX

2019-01-12 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 10:20:43AM -0800, Fritz Mueller via cctalk wrote: > I think I see an H960 with a couple DEC half panels stuck on it peeking out > of the very back there... Those are definitely H960. the front rack has a big tape drive. a quick google reveals that Atex made newspaper

Re: off topic - capatob - saratov2 computer Russsian pdp8? HELP

2019-01-08 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi again Olafs also found this: http://www.nedopc.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=9778 Unless you know russian, maybe you can use google translate. Regards, Pontus. On Tue, Jan 08, 2019 at 11:06:12AM +0100, Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk wrote: > Hi Iain > > I asked a guy from Latvia th

Re: off topic - capatob - saratov2 computer Russsian pdp8? HELP

2019-01-08 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi Iain I asked a guy from Latvia that I know, Olafs. He recognized the transistors as KT315 A and B. Collector is middle pin. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KT315 He might also be able to help with spare lights, contact me off-list. Unfortunately he has no documentation. /P On Sat, Jan 05,

Re: Working Ardent Titan on Youtube

2018-11-26 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 11:24:17AM -0600, Jon Elson wrote: > On 11/26/2018 09:41 AM, Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk wrote: > >Hi. > > > >Just restating what I said in another forum. This is > >the coolest thing I've seen in a long while. > > > >Even thoug

Re: Working Ardent Titan on Youtube

2018-11-26 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi. Just restating what I said in another forum. This is the coolest thing I've seen in a long while. Even though I'm an Ardent fan of sgi. SGI is left in the dust by this machine. /P On Sun, Nov 25, 2018 at 03:42:53PM +0100, Camiel Vanderhoeven via cctech wrote: > Now that my mousepad

Re: cctalk/cctech

2018-11-21 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 06:18:25AM -0800, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: > On 11/21/18 6:06 AM, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote: > >I thought cctalk was supposed to be a complete superset of cctech, but > >looking at the cctech archives, I see a lot of posts that didn't make it > >to cctalk. Does one

Re: VAX 9440

2018-11-10 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
That is a behemoth!! Did you ger that huge powerforming thingy that goes with it? Are you crazy enough to atempt a power-up? /P On Wed, Nov 07, 2018 at 09:55:07PM -0500, Evan Koblentz via cctalk wrote: > The VCF museum took delivery of a VAX 9440 today. > > It arrived in two 28-foot

Re: Did anyone see Vintage Tech Hunters on Discovery Canada yet?

2018-11-09 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 05:13:20PM -0600, Jason T via cctalk wrote: > On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 3:54 PM Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk > wrote: > > And they walked tight by his VT05 :) > > And I'd have told them to keep walking! :D > But really, it's a video games/kitch

Re: Did anyone see Vintage Tech Hunters on Discovery Canada yet?

2018-11-08 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
And they walked tight by his VT05 :) Entertainng show! Even though I suspect some of those "finds" are planted. /P On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 10:18:48AM -0500, alan--- via cctalk wrote: > > And of course, Jason T. would be in the very first episode :) > > On 2018-11-08 05:23, Santo Nucifora via

Re: Updates at retroarchive.org...

2018-11-02 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 05:01:18AM -0700, geneb via cctalk wrote: > > Take it up with the Internet Archive. Not my circus, not my monkey. > I'm sorry for barking up the wrong tree :) I should know better than to shoot at the messenger. Cheers, Pontus.

Re: Updates at retroarchive.org...

2018-10-31 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 01:53:18PM -0700, geneb via cctalk wrote: > On Mon, 29 Oct 2018, Al Kossow wrote: > > > > > > >On 10/29/18 12:54 PM, geneb wrote: > > > >>Here's the Walnut Creek collection: > >>https://archive.org/details/walnutcreekcdrom > > > >It sure would be nice if you could get a

Re: VT320 Fonts

2018-10-12 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
I have Cyrillic fonts I used on a VT220 to play tetris. Given to me by a listmember. Let me look for them. Remind me if I forget. /P On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 05:01:49PM -0500, Kyle Owen via cctalk wrote: > Does anyone know of any more downloadable VT320 fonts and glyphs? This is > about all I

Re: PDP-11 in russia?

2018-10-08 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi A small update. On Wed, Oct 03, 2018 at 08:03:25AM -0500, Jay West via cctalk wrote: > We may have found someone at least on the right continent ;) That is my friend Olafs in Latvia. He passed the information to some actual russians that are into PDP-11's and it seems they are helping out

Re: More CRAY, ETC

2018-09-27 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 08:30:08PM -0500, Paul Anderson via cctalk wrote: > > There were probably 20 or more full CRAY folders. Also 6 or so CRAY > "gifts", like a key fob, a semi circular blade and other items. He is not > sure if he is going to keep them, and I have no idea what kind, if any >

IOCCC 2018 Best of show

2018-09-05 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi Sorry if this has been posted already. But some of you might get a kick out of this years "Best of show" winner of IOCCC: https://www.ioccc.org/2018/mills/ Cheers, Pontus.

Re: Fairly Extensive Singer/Friden "System Ten" Computer System for Rescue

2018-08-09 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
I've made a temporary mirror here: http://www.update.uu.se/~pontus/slask/Singer10/ I even tried to rotate some of the photos. I believe this is the system that Singer sued DEC over the name DECsystem-10. Perhaps LCM wants it for that reason :) /P On Wed, Aug 08, 2018 at 07:13:31PM -0700,

Re: Australian Computer Museum - HELP

2018-08-01 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi John I seem to recall that the ACMS had a Display 340 from a PDP-6. Is this hardware safe? I hope you can get the help you need. Regards, Pontus On Tue, Jul 31, 2018 at 11:59:15AM +1000, John GEREMIN via cctalk wrote: > The building housing the Australian Computer Museum is > scheduled to

Re: Nekochan has been shut down :(

2018-05-28 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Fri, May 25, 2018 at 10:31:29AM -0400, devin davison via cctalk wrote: > Ive been hanging around on nekochan since high school. Its been my go to > forum for a while and im not sure what I will do without it. I haven't been there much lately but I'm saddened to see it go :( > There was a >

Re: Happy Armed Forces Day 2018

2018-05-21 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Mon, May 21, 2018 at 03:31:32PM +, Johnny Eriksson via cctalk wrote: > > On the other hand, the fight against the X86 architecture might be done > with the help of arm forces... Bringing Acorns to a flame war sounds RISCy :-)

Re: Sparc Laptops

2018-05-09 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Tue, May 08, 2018 at 03:21:21PM -0500, Electronics Plus via cctalk wrote: > I have to laugh. The Sun dealers think these are absolute junk, and most > have been destroyed. I was warned to avoid Sun laptops at all costs. > If more are wanted than these 6 please let me know. Maybe I can scare up

Re: WeirdStuff going out of business

2018-04-06 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Thu, Apr 05, 2018 at 09:31:01PM -0700, Chuck Guzis via cctalk wrote: > > But how much stuff is actually manufactured in the Santa Clara valley > now? I suspect that the bulk of manufacturing is done elsewhere. > A lot in China of course. I have visited the electronics market in Shenzhen.

Re: Message Reply with quotation

2018-03-21 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 09:46:23AM +0100, GerardCJAT via cctalk wrote: > Hello Guys, > > It seems that YOU can reply to cctech message(s) with "quoting" the > answered message. > > How do you do that ??? My mail client does it automatically for me. When I hit reply I get the message I reply

Re: SGI Origin 2000 Detailed Pics

2018-03-13 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 01:10:27AM +, PhreakShow Telephone Company via cctalk wrote: > Here is detailed pics of the SGI origin 2000. Its in my shop tonight > > hoping we can identify whats here. Some of it at least, not everything is possible to see from looking at the hardware. > >

Re: Cray Origin 2000 From Indiana University Scaamp Project- Rescued

2018-03-11 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Sat, Mar 10, 2018 at 12:58:52AM +, PhreakShow Telephone Company via cctalk wrote: > I won an auction down at Indiana University for an SGI Origin 2000 System > and 19 racks. 19 racks! Quite a few. > Trip was an adventure. Rented a 26ft Penske Truck which was a junkheap in > itself. Off

Re: Hand-crafted beauty pays tribute to the dawn of home computing looks like a PET! but in walnut!

2018-03-09 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Nice! I've seen Loves other work, but not this.. Would have been even nicer if it was a real PET inside :) /P On Wed, Mar 07, 2018 at 07:43:37PM -0500, Ed Sharpe via cctalk wrote: > > Hand-crafted beauty pays tribute to the dawn of home computing >

Re: Writing emulators (was Re: VCF PNW 2018: Pictures!)

2018-02-21 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 07:44:33PM +, Henk Gooijen via cctalk wrote: > > Van: Paul Koning via cctalk > Verzonden: woensdag 21 februari 2018 20:37 > Aan: Guy Sotomayor Jr > CC: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic >

Re: Why don't you respect the mail threads?!

2018-02-21 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Which part is it that bothers you? That the subject is not changed (which I did) or that the In-Reply-To: header is preserved which mucks up threading in my client. anyway, this has been up for discussion before with little improvements..so I have given up and accept status quo. /P P.S.

Writing emulators [Was: Re: VCF PNW 2018: Pictures!]

2018-02-20 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 06:36:13PM -0600, Adrian Stoness via cctalk wrote: > whats invovled in makin an emulator? > i have a chunk of stuff for the phillips p1000 I would say it depends a lot on how complex your target machine is. But in essense you will have to write code for each device you

Re: VCF PNW 2018: Pictures!

2018-02-18 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
*gasp* Is that a PDP-6 front panel. I assume it's the one from wireless hill that found it's way there. /P On Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 06:55:09PM -0800, Michael Brutman via cctalk wrote: > For your viewing pleasure ... > > https://photos.app.goo.gl/QPfZ4WXPdIdUo5gn2 > > > -Mike

Re: Help identify "multichip module"

2018-02-06 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 11:37:27AM +0100, Camiel Vanderhoeven wrote: > > I have seen these before, in another life as an audio/video technician. > These plug into the video processor board on older Grass Valley > equipment, like the 100 and 200 series production switchers. I believe - > but

Re: Help identify "multichip module"

2018-02-06 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 11:37:27AM +0100, Camiel Vanderhoeven wrote: > On Sat, Feb 03, 2018 at 06:49:57PM +0100, Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk > wrote: > > Hi > > > > I got this picture sent to me with zero context. Does anyone recognize > > wha

Re: Help identify "multichip module"

2018-02-03 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Thank you, Pontus. On Sat, Feb 03, 2018 at 06:49:57PM +0100, Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk wrote: > Hi > > I got this picture sent to me with zero context. Does anyone recognize > what it is? > > http://www.update.uu.se/~pontus/slask/identify/mystery_chips.jpeg > > Thank you, > Pontus.

Help identify "multichip module"

2018-02-03 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi I got this picture sent to me with zero context. Does anyone recognize what it is? http://www.update.uu.se/~pontus/slask/identify/mystery_chips.jpeg Thank you, Pontus.

Re: DECtape archeology.

2018-01-15 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:22:53AM +0100, Mattis Lind via cctalk wrote: > DIR.BIN 003 17-NOV-71 > > DTCOPY .BIN 006 17-NOV-71 > > D0AA .BIN 014 17-NOV-71 > > > What is DDP1-V001? Some early diagnostics monitor? The filesystem seems to > be DOS-11 as RT-11 FILEX is able to

Re: DEC quad board rack

2018-01-09 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Mon, Jan 01, 2018 at 01:58:57PM -0500, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote: > > No, as long as you have either a radial arm saw (best), or a table saw > (preferably with a 'sled' - if you don't have one, probably worth making one) > to cut all the slots. > > Like I said, if you want a drawing, let

Re: Dec-10 Day announcement from Living Computers: Museum + Labs

2017-12-11 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 08:59:46AM -0500, Paul Koning wrote: > > > > I am and possibly the Update computer club and some of it's members. > > However, I have very little experience with making hardware. How would > > we aproach this? > > There are plenty of companies in the "prototype

Re: Dec-10 Day announcement from Living Computers: Museum + Labs

2017-12-11 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Sun, Dec 10, 2017 at 06:19:10PM -0500, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote: > > From: Ethan Dicks > > > I look forward to taking a stab at this. > > I suspect there are a number of people who'd be interested in MASSBUS storage > devices (e.g. me - suddenly all those RH11's I've got are no

Re: List Problems?

2017-11-07 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
I've said it before and I'll probably say it many times again. Thank you for your time, bandwidth, storage and CPU-hours! Also thanks for the update. /P On Tue, Nov 07, 2017 at 04:12:57PM -0600, Jay West via cctalk wrote: > Yes, I am aware of the list problems. Yes, it went down a couple weeks

Re: Does anyone need any before I list them on eBay?

2017-10-31 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi Do you have a BA11-VA ? Thank you, Pontus. On Tue, Oct 31, 2017 at 01:54:24AM -0500, Paul Anderson via cctalk wrote: > I have several Q-bus boxes available: > > BA11-M 4x4 > MA11-N 4x9 > BA11-S > BA23- no cases right now, a few have rack mount kits, some I'll hang on to > till I find the >

HP 9845 complete system on auction in Sweden

2017-09-22 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi All There is a very nice looking HP 9845 with peripherals and documentation for sale in Sweden, on ebay owned auction-site Tradera: https://www.tradera.com/item/340854/290566778/hewlett-packard-9845-datorsystem The system was previously on "blocket", which is more like craigslist, for

Re: CPU meter Was: Honeywall mainframe CPU front panel ID?

2017-07-28 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 03:48:52PM -0400, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote: > > From: Charles Anthony > > > Gah. I saw a picture of one somewhere recently, but I can't remember > > where. > > Are you thinking of this one: > > http://ana-3.lcs.mit.edu/~jnc/tech/jpg/SysConKAPanel.jpg >

Re: Looking for PDP-11/44 / BA11-A rack slides.

2017-07-27 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 06:06:05PM +0200, Mattis Lind via cctalk wrote: > I am a bit curious about what the rest of the low cabinet was used > for. > Me too, bu I guess the answer is "cabling". /P

Re: dd-equivalent for VMS

2017-06-16 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 12:00:00AM -0700, Chris Hanson via cctalk wrote: > On Jun 15, 2017, at 11:30 PM, Rob Jarratt via cctalk > wrote: > > > > Is there a dd equivalent for VMS? > > I’m pretty sure PIP is the “dd” equivalent on DEC operating systems in > general. >

Re: DEC archives

2017-06-16 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 06:27:57PM +, Rich Alderson via cctalk wrote: > > More things have been accidentally damaged or destroyed by enthusiastic > amateurs than have ever been preserved with proper provenance, cataloguing, > and care. > I've seen this first hand, it is quite depressing.

Re: DEC archives

2017-06-15 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Tue, Jun 13, 2017 at 05:40:14PM -0400, Mark Kahrs via cctalk wrote: > In case you hadn't heard, the DEC archives at CHM are available and here's > the PDF: > > http://archive.computerhistory.org/resources/access/text/finding-aids/102733963-DEC/102733963-DEC.pdf > > Now, I wonder if it has

Re: RC11 manuals / schematics online?

2017-06-12 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Sat, Jun 10, 2017 at 10:59:14PM +0200, Mattis Lind via cctalk wrote: > BTW. Speaking of dumping. Now that I have a TC11 / TU56 that seems to be > working, what is the best way to dump 18 and 12 bit tapes? Is there some > PDP-11 OS that can do it or is it assembly programming required? I had >

Re: KL10 backplane on eBay

2017-05-30 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Tue, May 30, 2017 at 12:06:58AM -0700, Ali wrote: > > > > How does one end up with a KL10 backplane anyway? > > "This backplane used to be installed in one of two DECsystem 20 units we had > deployed at Agfa Gevaert in Munich, Germany. I was the field service > engineer in charge of this

Re: KL10 backplane on eBay

2017-05-30 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Mon, May 29, 2017 at 03:31:17PM -0400, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote: > Another eBait wonder: > > http://www.ebay.com/itm/182597510806 > > The listing says "Local pick-up only", and it's in Denver, Colorado. Someone > should really save this (although the chances of finding all the boards

Re: DEC terminals and classic server computing

2017-05-29 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Mon, May 29, 2017 at 02:25:17PM +0100, Aaron Jackson via cctalk wrote: > Hey Henry, > > Nice to see you on the list :) > > I was just doing a search and it looks like the VT510 has a DIN socket > on the back. Is this just PS2? The earlier terminals used an RJ-11 > connector. > I'm pretty

Re: In Hong Kong any old computing places to go?

2017-05-27 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 10:20:24PM -0700, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: > > > On 5/26/2017 8:36 PM, Christian Liendo via cctalk wrote: > >Im working in Hong Kong the next few weeks and I was wondering if there is > >a place of interest I should check out >

Re: In Hong Kong any old computing places to go?

2017-05-27 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 11:36:48PM -0400, Christian Liendo via cctalk wrote: > Im working in Hong Kong the next few weeks and I was wondering if there is > a place of interest I should check out If you can pop over to Shenzhen, there is an amazing electronics market. /P

Re: FTGH clear-out at Mesa Electronics, Richmond, CA, USA

2017-05-25 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi Lots of small goodies and lots of heavy "junk". You might want to grab the "small digital keyboard" that you found in the last video. It's an LK421 or LK521. Might make a DEC-collector happy some day. If you wouldn't mind shipping it to sweden, I think it would be worth the cost. Thank

Re: FTGH clear-out at Mesa Electronics, Richmond, CA, USA

2017-05-24 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 09:57:01AM -0700, Anders Nelson via cctalk wrote: > To whomever wants that DECTalk, I live in San Francisco and could pick it > up and ship it for you! I guess I'm late to the game. But put me on the queue. /P > > -- > Anders Nelson > > +1 (517) 775-6129 > >

Re: Run/Stop switch from a Soviet S/370 clone

2017-05-24 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 03:12:05PM +0200, Liam Proven wrote: > On 24 May 2017 at 10:25, Pontus Pihlgren wrote: > > I think so. It would at least be nice to see a picture. > > > > If it's smallish I might even pay postage for it :D > > Working on it. My flatmate's mother

Re: FTGH clear-out at Mesa Electronics, Richmond, CA, USA

2017-05-24 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
I'm surprised to see a swedish keyboard there :) What is a PCM-12 ? And I think that Datability VCP-1000 can do LAT to TCP/IP translation. /P On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 01:24:37AM -0700, Steven M Jones via cctalk wrote: > >> Link to some photos I took: > >> https://www.flickr.com/... > > > >

Re: Run/Stop switch from a Soviet S/370 clone

2017-05-24 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
I think so. It would at least be nice to see a picture. If it's smallish I might even pay postage for it :D /P On Fri, Apr 28, 2017 at 04:50:42PM +0200, Liam Proven via cctalk wrote: > My flatmate has one of these. Just the small subassembly with the 2 > push-buttons and a red light between

Re: Directory of old computer collectors

2017-05-23 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi I don't think I'm on this list, and I prefer not to be. Thanks, Pontus. On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 08:19:35PM +, steven stengel via cctalk wrote: > Hi, > In the past, I requested the email address and home city of old computer > collectors to a compile a list for my own purposes. > Over

Re: FTGH clear-out at Mesa Electronics, Richmond, CA, USA

2017-05-22 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Sun, May 21, 2017 at 07:40:18PM -0700, classiccmp--- via cctalk wrote: > > DECtalk DTC01 I've been looking for one of these for ages :) Someone should rescue it. /P

Re: BBS software for the PDP 11

2017-05-18 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 06:07:03AM -0700, geneb via cctalk wrote: > > I'd be surprised if you did. This is however, an excellent opportunity to > write your own. :) (At least to me, it would be a fun project.) > FACEBK-11 *ducks*

Re: BBS software for the PDP 11

2017-05-18 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 08:45:39PM -0400, devin davison via cctalk wrote: > I have both a pdp 11/34 and 11/23 and am trying to find some bbs software > to run. Preferably something that will run under an os and not monopolize > the whole machine. > > Any suggestions? i have not had much luck

Re: PDP-8/a cleaning

2017-04-26 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 05:42:00PM +0200, Philipp Hachtmann via cctech wrote: > Hi Pontus, > > One sad thing about washing minicomputer pieces is that you most probably > lose or at least damage any original paper labels. > Yes :/ Some of the fall of anyway since the adhesive has lost it's

Re: PDP-8/a cleaning

2017-04-25 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 12:51:41AM -0700, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: > > > On 4/25/2017 12:45 AM, ben via cctech wrote: > >> > >I would go for distilled water, tap water could have chlorine it it. > >Ben. I should hope not! Water comes from a well in my backyard. Perhaps I could take a

PDP-8/a cleaning

2017-04-24 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi My PDP-8/A is up for restoration. More specifically and 8A100 according to it's ID plate. It is in overall "ok" shape but oh so dusty. I'd like to give it a good cleaning so I'm tearing it down. And I'm looking for suggestion to cleaning the backplane and regulator board. I'm considering

Re: Genuine KM11 board

2017-04-24 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 10:35:13AM +0100, Tony Duell via cctalk wrote: > Are any DEC enthusiasts here jealous of this : > > https://www.flickr.com/photos/tony_duell/33427116663/in/dateposted-public/ > A little bit. I like your key fob, although it must be quite uncomfortable in a pocket :)

Re: Did we miss the 20th anniversary of classiccmp?

2017-04-21 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 09:34:52AM -0500, Jay West via cctalk wrote: > > But that being said... we should have had a party or something *grin*. > You could argue that years are index starting from zero. Thus the 20-year celebration is next year and we have ample time to prepare. (It's what we

Re: Did we miss the 20th anniversary of classiccmp?

2017-04-21 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 01:27:09PM +0200, Torfinn Ingolfsen via cctalk wrote: > On Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 7:26 AM, Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk > <cctalk@classiccmp.org> wrote: > > Congratulations to us all, even if a little late. > > > > It makes me wonder, wh

Re: Did we miss the 20th anniversary of classiccmp?

2017-04-20 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Congratulations to us all, even if a little late. It makes me wonder, what is the oldest still running mailinglist? /P On Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 09:09:01PM +, Shoppa, Tim via cctalk wrote: > A FAQ in my old emails show the founding of the Classiccmp mailing list as > being 20 years and 1

Re: IBM AS400 questions

2017-04-10 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
Hi Devin Have you subscribed to MIDRANGE-L ? http://lists.midrange.com/ They might help you out. Also, if you would document your findings I would be very greatful. I have a model 170 on my todo-list. /P On Sun, Apr 09, 2017 at 12:21:17PM -0400, devin davison via cctalk wrote: > Alright, it

Re: eBay: PDP-11/70 backplane?

2017-03-23 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 04:19:01PM -0400, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote: > This: > > http://www.ebay.com/itm/252820125010 > > looks like it might be an -11/70 backplane, but I'm too lazy to look up the > part number. > > Noel The 11/70 backplane is wirewrapped. If that is an 11/70

CDC 1700 Fortran [Was: Architectural diversity - was Re: Pair of Twiggys]

2017-03-20 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 11:16:20AM -0400, John Forecast via cctalk wrote: > > I just released a new version of the CDC 1700 simulator for SIMH. This > is a one’s complement, 16-bit machine and the Fortran compiler is now > functional in 16KW of available space (a smaller version (12KW) was >

Android rumors [Was: Pair of Twiggys]

2017-03-16 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 10:49:56AM -0600, Warner Losh via cctalk wrote: > On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 9:28 AM, geneb via cctalk > wrote: > > On Wed, 15 Mar 2017, Warner Losh via cctalk wrote: > > > >> I'm waiting for the rise of cell phones to make it > >> > >> 202x All the

Re: Univac I memory tank

2017-03-15 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 05:41:57PM -0400, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote: > > From: Dwight Kelvey > > > I need on of those. > > I think it belongs in a museum, actually. Provided they can make it work, of > course! :-) I wonder how many working delay line main memories are left in > the

Re: IBM S/32, PDP-11/60+RL01, PDP-11/34, East Lansing MI

2017-03-01 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Wed, Mar 01, 2017 at 12:17:10PM -0500, Paul Koning via cctalk wrote: > > > On Mar 1, 2017, at 12:12 PM, Philipp Hachtmann via cctalk > > wrote: > > > > > > > > On 03/01/2017 05:27 PM, Henk Gooijen via cctalk wrote: > >> I have heard that story to. _IF_ you have WCS

The fastest PDP-8 [Was: IBM S/32, PDP-11/60+RL01, PDP-11/34, East Lansing MI]

2017-03-01 Thread Pontus Pihlgren via cctalk
On Tue, Feb 28, 2017 at 06:50:53PM -0800, Ian S. King via cctalk wrote: > > PDP-11/60 - the fastest PDP-8 ever built! :-) > I believe that work is lost though or could the microcode be floating around somewhere? /P (I think I've asked before.. sorry for the noise in that case)