DECassette pictures

quapla at xs4all.nl quapla at xs4all.nl
Fri Aug 26 14:08:00 CDT 2005


>> "Deccasette should be TU60, see:
>> http://www.iivs.de/home/fm.arnold/Fotoos/DEC/TU60/DSCN0870.JPG
>> http://www.iivs.de/home/fm.arnold/Fotoos/DEC/TU60/DSCN0871.JPG
>> http://www.iivs.de/home/fm.arnold/Fotoos/DEC/TU60/DSCN0872.JPG
>> http://www.iivs.de/home/fm.arnold/Fotoos/DEC/TU60/DSCN0874.JPG
>>
>> And yes I know this beast pretty well, more than I liked in
>> the old days.
>>
>> DEC made CAPS-11 "operating-system" especially arount this
>> peripheral, basically the papertape programming software on casettes.
>>
>> I'm not aware of any surviving copy of this..."
>>
> I've got one of these, but no interface board for 8e or 11/34.
> Anyone know where one might be found?

Try ebay, that's where I got my 2nd TA11. BTW, Frank made those pictures
at my place.

> It'd be cool to try to bring it up.  Probably no device driver support in
> any later OS's, but at least I could try writing some machine code to see
> if it works.

Hmm, there is a driver for the TU60 in RSX-11M. Known as the CT: driver

>
> Would be cool if someone has a copy of CAPS out there.  Does anyone know
> if you could boot off of these things?
>

Ed




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