11/70 board set on e-bay. . .

Henk Gooijen henk.gooijen at hotmail.com
Mon Jan 14 15:29:19 CST 2008


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> Date: Sun, 13 Jan 2008 17:22:17 -0500
> From: tiggerlasv at aim.com
> Subject: 11/70 board set on e-bay. . .
> 
> 
> Someone just posted a complete 11/70 board set on e-bay.
> 
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300190400927
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> -Snip-
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> You are bidding on 18 cards pulled from a working PDP11/70 CPU headed for the dump.
> ?
> Sadly I had no way of transporting the several hundred pound rack
> and was only able to remove the cards.
> 
> -Snip-
> 
> (Sadly, I can't bring myself to tell him that the?front panel alone?would
> ?probably have been?worth?3?or 4?times what he'll get for the boards. . . . )
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> T
> ?
 
Hmmm, the last board listed is the M8255. That is the board that goes into slot 40.
It is used on the 11/70's with the "remote console", so this stripped 11/70 probably
did not have the "blinkenlight" console.  Nevertheless, a shame that the machine is
scapped and only the boards survived.
 
- Henk.
 


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