billdegnan at gmail.com
Sun Sep 6 15:03:15 CDT 2015
Next big step is to get the rack into the basement, not an easy feat.
On Sun, Sep 6, 2015 at 3:17 PM, Henk Gooijen <henk.gooijen at hotmail.com>
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht----- From: william degnan Sent: Sunday,
> September 06, 2015 8:51 PM To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic
> Posts Subject: Re: Tu10 pdp11
> I have uploaded more photos of my TU10M (it's a master with the TM
> backplane installed). I also updated the design of the file listing pages
> on my site to make it easier for people to find things. One of the images
> shows it has the RSX-11M tape loaded.
> I have been cleaning the cables, having fun on a sunny afternoon.
> Nice job!
> I saw the filthy cables. Lots of greasy crumbled foam and dust.
> Takes some time to get them cleaned, but the cleaned ones
> look like new. The parts in the rack have lots of dust and
> what is worrying me more, corrosion. Also on IC pins ...
> It will be a long journey to get this tape drive working, but it
> will be a very rewarding one.
> I have to go to my "museum" to have a look what I have in
> the rack with the TU10 ... I cannot remember either backplane
> with FlipChip modules :-(
> - Henk
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