billdegnan at gmail.com
Sat Sep 5 21:47:39 CDT 2015
Thanks. There are 2 backplanes at 90 degrees of each other installed in the
cabinet. 2 separate power supplies. I still need to inventory the cards
and look up what they are configured to do. I have cables. Just getting
On Sep 5, 2015 9:52 PM, "Jay Jaeger" <cube1 at charter.net> wrote:
> On 9/5/2015 10:40 AM, william degnan wrote:
> > Ok. I checked my tu10, it has the backplane, it is a master. I see
> > it connects using the backplane cable to the pdp11. I never worked with
> > TU10 before and I was looking to see if references to the tm11 were
> > "module/card" or backplane interface. I surprisingly found little
> > commentary or threads about the TU10 / TM11, other than DEC docs. I
> > these are not super common or people who have them have not often reached
> > out to the classic cmp community, that I could find in a search.
> > Bill Degnan
> > twitter: billdeg
> > vintagecomputer.net
> > On Sep 5, 2015 3:37 AM, "Eric Smith" <spacewar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just to be clear, a TU10, even a master, does NOT connect directly to a
> PDP-11. Instead, a cable of the same general ilk as a BC11 UNIBUS Cable
> (but I have not verified it is in fact the same kind of cable) connects
> the drive to the TM11 controller.
> The TM11 connects to the PDP-11 UNIBUS.
> The TU10 master drive backplane has some "G" cards in it. The TM11,
> mounted separately, does NOT have any "G" cards in it.
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