VAX-11/750 registry (Was: Reviving a VAX-11/750)

Michael Thompson michael.99.thompson at
Wed Jul 8 19:15:27 CDT 2015

> Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2015 00:25:01 +0100
> From: Antonio Carlini <a.carlini at>
> Subject: Re: VAX-11/750 registry (Was: Reviving a VAX-11/750)
> If the intention is to avoid a huge list then excluding MicroVAXes and
> VAXstations should produce a list of VAXen
> that you probably cannot easily simply carry home on the bus.
> That would unfortunately exclude the VAXstation 8000, which is pretty
> rare AFAIK. It would also exclude the VAXstation I,
> which I imagine is also relatively rare these days.
> I don't think you can easily come up with a simple set of criteria based
> on power connectors or buses or similar.
> Perhaps "too big to hug" is what you really want :-)
> Antonio

My VAXstation 8000 (Missing the E&S chassis) is too big and heavy to carry
home on a bus.

Michael Thompson

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