Open DEC digital equipment door without the key?

dvcorbin at dvcorbin at
Fri Mar 4 17:25:54 CST 2005

> 9000> I am curious about what is in the HSC70 but the the door is
> 9000> locked and the key is lost. There should be a PDP11 and several
> 9000> HD's inside, at far as I know.
> 9000> I think people on the list might know how to open the door
> 9000> without a key or force. The lock is not the round cylinder type
> 9000> found on a vax 4000.
> Is it a flat key lock?  If so, that would be the "other" standard key
> that DEC used.  I think it's a three pin lock -- you should be 
> able to
> pick it with a paperclip.
> Alternatively, a drill will do wonders.

And I have always used C-4......

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