EPAY DEC Qbus Z-80

Ian King IanK at vulcan.com
Tue Oct 5 18:46:33 CDT 2010


> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org [mailto:cctalk-
> bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Mark Davidson
> Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2010 3:21 PM
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> Subject: Re: EPAY DEC Qbus Z-80
> 
> On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 3:16 PM, steve shumaker <shumaker at att.net>
> wrote:
> > With my limited exposure to the DEC/PDP stuff, this looks strange...
> Z-80
> > chips on a QBus card?    Is it noteworthy?  worth bidding on?
> unusual?
> > just plain junk? What would it work with/in /on?
> >
> > item no 250693741192
> 
> >From what I can tell (and I'm sure others have more info than I do)
> the board, made by Virtual Microsystems, was probably used in a CD-ROM
> server.  VM's products were based on InfoServers, so the board might
> be from one of their server boxes.  Of course, I'm just guessing... I
> could be completely wrong. :)
> 
> See http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1G1-14019022.html for a bit of info
> that I found.
> 
> Mark

It looks like a Unibus card to me - look at the silkscreen at the fingers.  C-F sounds like a SPC-slot board.  That being said, I still couldn't figure out anything about it, but it sure looks cool -- Ian 




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