James at jdfogg.com
Wed Mar 23 05:38:19 CST 2005
> Indeed. Judging the two Over-The-Top connectors, the CPU
> must be the 11/34A, because it has installed the floating
> point _and_ the cache option.
> The only worry about this configuration is the condition of
> the TU10. The capstan roller in the top of the TU10 tape
> drive can be bad. The rollers in both TE16's of mine have gone goo.
> The rubber ring that clamps the mounted tape can be worn too,
> but I have heard a story that, if the ring is not to bad, you
> can revitalise it in warm water. I've never done that (yet) though...
I don't have the $900 to rescue this (I'm not sure I even have the
mortgage this month), but if it goes unbid (how likely is that?) I'm
going to contact the seller and see if we can work something out. The
11/34 was my first PDP contact (in college) and I have yet to own one. I
have two great loves (both unfulfilled), an 11/34 and a DG
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