A computer collection in Italy

Brent Hilpert hilpert at cs.ubc.ca
Tue Apr 5 13:51:03 CDT 2016

On 2016-Apr-05, at 10:29 AM, Antonio Carlini wrote:
> On 05/04/16 15:31, Christian Corti wrote:
>> ... that get's much smaller if you omit all those entries for flat band cables, connectors, heat sinks, power supplies ... The only place with a similar approach is ISER, a catalog of any single atom they have in their collection ;-) Impressive list, but absolutely useless IMO (e.g. entries like "cable, length 1m, purpose unknown, color black")
> I've never been there so I don't know for sure, but if he just had 10,000 cables he wouldn't really need to have bought a 4000sqm building :-)
> His online catalogue is obviously incomplete: his prized VAX-11/780 doesn't seem to be there for a start (at least not under the most obvious entries I looked at).

http://www.retrocomputing.net/  --> Catalogo  --> D  --> Digital  --> Mini computer VAX 11/780  --> Fotografie

Dismantled to frame and modules. Didn't see the skins in the pics. Hope he has them.

(His server or network seems to be stumbling at this time, access is painful, was OK earlier).

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