Honeywell/Bull DPS-6 deskside info?

Josh Dersch derschjo at
Fri Sep 25 00:23:28 CDT 2015

On 9/23/15 2:56 PM, Sean Caron wrote:
> Ah, so these are the machines! Please take lots of pics of
> the DPS-8 inside and out; I've never really seen the innards of a Honeywell
> machine before and I'm kind of curious what their "style" looks like.
> Best,
> Sean

I put a few pictures up here:

Nice bitslice processor in there, an Ethernet controller, some memory 
(looks like 2MB) and as for the other boards, I'm not yet sure...)

- Josh

> On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 5:47 PM, Dave G4UGM <dave.g4ugm at> wrote:
>> Many years ago we used them as Data Entry machines, but I have no
>> documents and have forgotten everything I knew.
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at] On Behalf Of Josh
>>> Dersch
>>> Sent: 23 September 2015 22:45
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>>> Subject: Honeywell/Bull DPS-6 deskside info?
>>> Along with the 11/44 I also picked up a Honeywell/Bull DPS-6 deskside
>>> workstation; I can't seem to dig up much information specific to this
>> model (a
>>> badge on the rear labels it as "Model/Index No. B01732").  I can take
>> some
>>> detailed pictures later this week after I've had time to clean it up
>> (it's very,
>>> very dirty), but it looks very similar to the DPS-6 unit pictured on
>> this site:
>>> Anyone have any docs on this thing?  Or fun anecdotes to share?  What
>> have
>>> I gotten myself into with this thing?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Josh

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