Nuclear Data ND 6600
oe5ewl at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 15:24:17 CDT 2010
It'd be interesting what OS ran on this lab-setups. Something from DEC
or something custom?
Wolfgang Eichberger - OE5EWL
Operating System Research
2010/10/18 Richard <legalize at xmission.com>:
> The Nuclear Data ND 6600 was some sort of laboratory PDP-11 setup. I
> have a terminal from such a system (very nice green keyboard). I'll
> upload some pics this week.
> However, while I was packing up the stuff I bought at the vendor's
> store, I saw that he had the rest of the system and not just the one
> terminal. Looks like a couple other terminals, some
> characteristically PDP-11 enclosure boxes (2x floppies, some other
> stuff, power enclosure). It looks like this stuff was meant to be
> rack mounted, except for the terminals, because there's no typical DEC
> enclosure like I would expect.
> Googling doesn't turn up anything useful except the usual firewalled
> citations from IEEE and ACM journals containing product announcements.
> Does anyone know more about these systems? From the descriptions that
> leak through google, it appears that it might have had some graphics
> capability and that interests me quite a bit. I couldn't look at the
> system close up because it was on a huge pile of stuff and I didn't
> have time to dig it out.
> "The Direct3D Graphics Pipeline" -- DirectX 9 draft available for download
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