DEC M8350 - KA8E posibus interface
vrs at msn.com
Mon Jun 20 18:43:14 CDT 2005
> I picked up more DEC parts from Thom today including several M8350
> cards. All I can find out about them is that they're "KA8E posibus
> interface". Can anyone provide more details?
Those are useful :-). They interface Omnibus machines to the older, simpler
Posibus, allowing you to hook up the older Posibus peripherals. (I also
intend to generate a few new Posibus device controllers :-).)
I don't think there's a need for more than one per machine, though.
Consider them trade goods (or send the extras to me :-)).
> BTW does anyone have any suggestions about cards that I should be
> looking for?
Practically anything Omnibus M8xx or M8xxx is useful. The possible
exception would be the 8/E CPU itself, which are very common. Stuff that is
always in short supply are peripheral controllers (and the peripherals), the
3-board quad-height core, and front panels (the programmer's panel, for
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