Free Wang 2200 CS equipment near Detroit, Michigan
drb at msu.edu
Thu Jan 8 13:54:25 CST 2009
> The Wang CS was a late 80s incarnation of the 2200 MVP. The MVP is a
> microcoded machine that runs the Wang BASIC-2 dialect. It is also a
> timeshared system, as you can connect up to 16 terminals (that is what
> the 2236 thing is -- intelligent terminals with 8080s in them). The SDS
> drive is a 3rd party hard disk made by Southern Data Systems. I would
> suspect a cache of manuals and software come with it.
> It is located in Southfield, Michigan. The owner doesn't want any cash,
> just wants it gone as they are moving locations. If nobody claims it in
> the next few weeks, it will be turned back into sand.
I need to run to Farmington this weekend, and could probably help load
this if someone is interested. I hesitate to offer to store it
temporarily, because space is a bit tight at home right now.
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