mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Jun 21 16:00:53 CDT 2009
On Jun 21, 2009, at 4:53 PM, steve shumaker wrote:
> Not sure how much of a score it is but I'm now the owner of what
> was described as a fully functioning pdp11/03. This would be my
> first pdp unit
> Cards installed are:
> Cards are:
That's a PDP-11/23, not a PDP-11/03. The M8186 is a KDF11
In other words: SCORE!
> I've done the obvious thing on bitsavers but whats a good place to
> start exploring with this unit? There's no drives or console with
> it although there is a large ribbon cable attached to the M8639
> card. It also has a serial cable so one MIGHT be able to connect a
> console to it.
That's an RQDX1 disc controller board. Pretty limited actually.
Was there anything on the other end of the ribbon cable?
> Never had access to anything like this so it's all new.. The goal
> obviously is to assemble a complete system.
You are close...we just need to find you some sort of disk
subsystem. What kind of chassis do you have? Look for a number
starting with "BA" (BA11-xx, BA23, etc). Or take a pic and I'll ID
it for you.
Port Charlotte, FL
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