any Apollo fans out yonder?
jules.richardson99 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 10 08:02:37 CDT 2008
Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
>> I'm still keeping an eye out for a dn10k. I've never used one, but a
>> multi-CPU setup using such an oddball CPU really appeals - I like
>> weird stuff :-)
> I wouldn't mind a DN10K either.... physically large is the only
> drawback :-) (that and prob eats a good deal of power).
Heh, I could handle that - although shipping it to get it here would be a
> I would love to find a DN3XX. Wouldn't mind a 3500 either.
The 3xxx and 4xxx machines are pretty nice (although not as high a build
quality as the 4xx's). Fun to mess around with - although I suppose the thing
about Apollos is that to really enjoy them you need more than one :-)
> We had these in the CIS program at college (first DN3XX then
> some DN3000 and DN3500, and one DN10K). The DN10K was
> unique enough it rarely got used for anything except to play
> an awesome remake of the Star Wars arcade game (or so my
> memory cells remember it as such (awesome)).
Heh - if only that still survived; I assume it's long-gone (the software - but
the machine too, I guess)
> Sadly... I don't own any Apollo gear. I do have a set of OS tapes
> around somewhere, although who knows if they are good anymore.
> (don't even know if I could find them anymore :-().
Actually, counter to what I said in my reply to Simon, I don't have any dn10k
media - if that's what you have then keep an eye out for it. Close to rocking
horse poop, it is...
Media for the 'lesser' apollos is definitely alive and well, however.
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