A computer collection in Italy

Pontus Pihlgren pontus at Update.UU.SE
Tue Apr 5 07:27:28 CDT 2016


Looks like this is his homepage:


Looks like he has both an 11/780 (though it looks to be in pieces) and a 390.

Impressive collection.


On Tue, Apr 05, 2016 at 10:07:16AM +0100, Antonio Carlini wrote:
> I came across this:
> http://www.lastampa.it/2016/03/23/edizioni/biella/alberto-lingegnere-che-salva-le-vecchie-glorie-dei-computer-gV1q0KqnJI1hEGCzDrqiJJ/pagina.html
> which lead me on to
> http://www.lastampa.it/2015/08/25/edizioni/biella/dai-pc-di-jurassic-park-ai-primi-computer-del-cnr-nsFSDGxVnfcZv7B2oqxm7M/pagina.html
> Alberto Rubinelli has a warehouse full of machines (8134 that have been
> catalogued and maybe 4000 more that are yet to be catalogued). The article
> mentions a VAX-11/780 and and an "IBM 390", but no pictures of either.
> There's a Laptop Grid Computer 1520 but it's not quite clear whether it is
> one that flew on the shuttle or just the same type as one that did.
> His aim is to have them all running and to open a museum.
> Antonio
> -- 
> Antonio Carlini
> arcarlini at iee.org

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