old DEC gear wanted
mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Nov 10 09:59:57 CST 2006
On Nov 10, 2006, at 10:49 AM, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>> Yeah, speaking of which. A guy in the northeast US is giving me a
>> VERY good
>> condition dual H960 rack PDP-8A, with 128k (yup, 128k) ram, three
>> dectape, etc... the picture is just gorgeous.
> Nice setup.
> I don't know how useful the 128K of RAM is under OS/8, but I remember
> there was a bit of support for it under RTS-8.
> ISTR you could roll your own application-level support for memory
> above 32KW, but OS/8 itself wouldn't twiddle KT8A registers, except,
> perhaps, for a 96KW RAM disk. Does anyone have any clearer memory on
> this? (I have a KT8A and 128KW MOS board, but haven't used them in
> too long to remember details).
>> Sad part is, I have no room, and no time to get the machine. Hell,
>> not sure
>> I want it at this point.
> Ow! It _is_ a larger PDP-8 setup than most.
It is. I'd VERY happily make room for it here, if it can sit up
there for a few months until I can grab it. Any chance?
Cape Coral, FL
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