Re: Ford-Higgins Powerframe QBUS Docs

2017-04-26 Thread Shoppa, Tim via cctalk
Wow, I thought I had seen every obscure third-party Q-bus and Unibus chassis and backplane through the 70's/80's/90's but I had never heard of "Ford Higgins Power Frame" until today. It's a very stylized case obviously built around that disk drive but otherwise reminds me a lot of the DEC grey

RE: Ford-Higgins Powerframe QBUS Docs

2017-04-25 Thread Bill Gunshannon via cctalk
From: cctalk [cctalk-boun...@classiccmp.org] on behalf of Al Kossow via cctalk [cctalk@classiccmp.org] Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2017 8:04 PM To: cctalk@classiccmp.org Subject: Re: Ford-Higgins Powerframe QBUS Docs nope. wonder if the 68k board was from

Re: Ford-Higgins Powerframe QBUS Docs

2017-04-25 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
nope. wonder if the 68k board was from Integrated Solutions On 4/25/17 4:52 PM, Jason T via cctalk wrote: > On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 6:38 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk > wrote: >> On 4/25/17 1:46 PM, Jason T via cctalk wrote: >>> It has a combo fixed-disk/cart drive that their

Re: Ford-Higgins Powerframe QBUS Docs

2017-04-25 Thread Jason T via cctalk
On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 6:38 PM, Al Kossow via cctalk wrote: > On 4/25/17 1:46 PM, Jason T via cctalk wrote: >> It has a combo fixed-disk/cart drive that their docs >> call an RC40. > > Amcodyne 7110 Arapahoe Interesting! I've never heard of that manufacturer. Do you

Re: Ford-Higgins Powerframe QBUS Docs

2017-04-25 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 4/25/17 1:46 PM, Jason T via cctalk wrote: > It has a combo fixed-disk/cart drive that their docs > call an RC40. Amcodyne 7110 Arapahoe competitor to the CDC 9457 Lark

Ford-Higgins Powerframe QBUS Docs

2017-04-25 Thread Jason T via cctalk
I have scanned the manuals that came with my Ford-Higgins Powerframe machine. It is a QBUS PDP-11/73 machine in what looks a whole lot like a DEC BA23 enclosure. Not sure if it's a clone or a licensed rebadge. The CPU board is DEC, the memory is a Clearpoint P/N 3325/300 (size unknown) and the