RQDX3 on an 11/23?
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 13:05:14 CST 2005
On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 13:37:29 -0500, David Betz <dbetz at xlisper.mv.com> wrote:
> Thanks everyone for your advise on using the RQDX3 with an 11/23!
> It looks like I'm in the market for the RQDX3 itself and a BA23 along
> with whatever cables are required to connect everything. I think I can
> probably come up with an appropriate MFM drive on my own.
It's certainly the easier route as long as you can find a BA23 for cheap/free.
> Anyone have any of this equipment they'd like to sell?
I do not, but once upon a time, one of the cheapest sources was
MicroVAX-Is... just pull out the CPU and set it aside. One bonus is
that uVAX-I memory is Qbus memory and works great with PDP-11 CPUs
(unlike uVAX-II memory, which is PMI). Another bonus is that if one
_wants_ to play with Ultrix-32 v1 or MicroVMS, you still have all the
You can literally pull the CPU and/or memory from a MicroVAX I/II and
drop in a KDF11 or KDJ11 and required memory, and *bam* - a
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