In search of VAX 8550 or similar...
useddec at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 21:32:19 CDT 2016
If you need parts for any of them, let me know...
On Sun, Apr 10, 2016 at 3:51 PM, Mike Ross <tmfdmike at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm in NZ and I'm down for at least a couple of the large systems - 750 &
> 785. Possibly 8600 730 & a pedestal machine. Traveling just now, can I get
> back to you in a week or so?
> On Apr 10, 2016 2:49 PM, <malcolm at avitech.com.au> wrote:
> > Hi Ian,
> > I have a fairly large collection of large VAX machines that are available
> > for sale. Here is a rough list:
> > Large Vax Machines
> > 1. VAX 11/785
> > 2. VAX 8550
> > 3. VAX 6000-430
> > 4. VAX Vector 6000-520
> > 5. VAX 6000-630
> > 6. VAX Vector 6000-440
> > 7. VAX 11/750 system comprising 4 cabinets. Includes an
> > UNIBUS expansion chassis, TU80 and cabling cabinet.
> > 8. Plessey VAX 11/750 system in 4 cabinets approximately 5.5
> > feet tall. Includes hard drive, 11/751 processor unit and tape drive.
> > 9. 9 x HSC cluster controllers
> > Large Alpha machines
> > 10. 2 x DEC 7000
> > 11. DEC 4000. Has multiple SCSI and DSSI drives in the
> > and processor rack in the back.
> > MicroVAX, pedestal VAX, etc
> > 12. VAX 4000-300
> > 13. 3 x MicroVAX II pedestal units
> > 14. 6 x VaxServer 3400/3500 pedestal units
> > 15. SF100 with TF687 loader (tape jukebox unit?). Large
> > pedestal form factor.
> > 16. 2 x DECserver 550 (naked rack-mount units)
> > 17. 1 x unknown box in same form factor as DECserver 550
> > 18. 1 x MicroVAX 3500
> > 19. 1 x Firefox (looks similar to MicroVAX 3500)
> > 20. 1 x R400x
> > 21. 1 x rack SA650 (drives)
> > 22. 1 x rack SA800 (drives)
> > 23. 2 x Microvax 3400
> > There is also a large amount of smaller systems (11/730s, DECstations,
> > Alphas, etc) and large and small tape drives, SMD drives etc.
> > If you are interested, let me know. The equipment is in Melbourne,
> > Australia. I recently had a quote of around $5,000 to send a 20 foot
> > container from Australia to the U.S.
> > Regards,
> > Malcolm
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ian Finder [mailto:ian.finder at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Sunday, 10 April 2016 4:14 AM
> > To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> > Subject: In search of VAX 8550 or similar...
> > Would like to purchase and restore a big mid-80s VAX. Stupidly passed one
> > up
> > recently.
> > Let me know if you have one you'd be willing to part with- also open to
> > trades.
> > In the Seattle area, but a little too comfortable with arranging freight
> > shipping...
> > Sent from Outlook for iPhone
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