VAX 4000-300 Available in the UK
robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com
Mon Mar 30 00:53:25 CDT 2015
It has been claimed, so it is going to a good home.
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> I have a running 4000/300, and these are a very nice machine - it's my usual
> go-to VMS box. I hope someone picks it up and gives it some TLC!
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 1:05 PM, Jarratt RMA <robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com>
> > I have a VAX 4000-300 that I want to pass on as I don't have room for it.
> > It is in a BA440 enclosure (marked VAX 4000-400). The CPU board had a
> > couple of problems, the levers that are used to push it into the slot
> > have been broken, however it will push into the slot OK and work. The
> > onboard Ethernet (SGEC) is also not working, but I have included a
> > DESQA so you can network it. It has 64MB of memory (2x 32MB). It also has a
> CXY08 board.
> > It does not have any disks because I want to keep the few DSSI disks I
> > have, however I will include two DSSI covers. You can still boot it as
> > a satellite of course. In fact I was toying with the idea of putting a
> > Raspberry Pi inside the enclosure with a crossover LAN cable and
> > running if off SIMH on that.
> > It is free, however I would appreciate a small donation, as it has
> > cost me money to collect it to save it from being dumped.
> > It is in the UK, in South Manchester. Although I am currently working
> > a lot in Coventry so could bring it to that area. I will also be at
> > DEC Legacy in Windermere 11-12 April, although I would prefer to leave
> > room in my car for the machines I want to exhibit, if possible.
> > Regards
> > Rob
> Ian S. King, MSIS, MSCS, Ph.D. Candidate The Information School
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