DEC handbooks at LA estate sale
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 03:02:04 CST 2015
I can't read the legend on the switchs , but it looks like a console typewriter from an IBM 1620 or similar (did the 1401 have a console). Definitely a museum piece. Didn't someone have a 1620 minus the console? It would make a great addition to some ones 1620 emulator...
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> That IBM typewriter on picture 347 looks like something more than just a
> typwriter, could it be a terminal? Like the one on a PDP-1?
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 11:39:58PM -0800, Brendan Shanks wrote:
> > Just a heads up for anyone around Los Angeles, I was browsing some local
> estate sale listings and saw one that had a big collection of DEC handbooks
> from the late-70s/80s: logic, software, microcomputer, peripherals, VAX
> software source book, VAX Architecture/Hardware/Software.
> > It’s the last two pictures at:
> > http://www.estatesales.net/estate-sales/CA/Los-Angeles/90049/823725
> > <http://www.estatesales.net/estate-sales/CA/Los-
> > Brendan
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