rx01 w/o controller board
wacarder at usit.net
Wed Apr 6 10:11:20 CDT 2005
> >> the connection from the controller board (UNIBUS or QBUS) is a
> >> straight cable AFAIK. The RX01 and RX02 exist as a table top box and
> >> uses a DB25 connector to the controller.
> >Not all RX01's have a DB25 to connect to the controller, on the ones I
> >recovered with an 11/23 system (rackmount drives), there's just a
> >ribbon cable connecting the two berg connectors on the controller and
> >drive together.
> The ones with DB25 were used with Decmate-1 all others only had a
> ribbon cable exiting the box at a bracket to support the cable.
> the DECmate-1 version FYI still has the same baords and cable
> hookup internally so it is usable with any system (after setting
> internal dipswitch).
My RX01 with a DB25 was used with an 11/03 in an office back in the late
1970s and 1980s. A null modem cable was used to connect from a serial
line in the back of the 11/03 to the DB25 on the back of the tabletop RX01.
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