Looking for a small fast VAX development machine

Maciej W. Rozycki macro at linux-mips.org
Sun Feb 21 10:43:05 CST 2016

On Sun, 21 Feb 2016, emanuel stiebler wrote:

> > I was just looking up VAXstations the other day on eBay. I checked
> > again now for 4000's, and the prices seem crazy. Is there something
> > particularly special about them, or is it just the usual eBay
> > craziness?
> Some people noticed, that there is still software and applications running on
> them, and few years ago, people just started to buy top of the line (/90+) to
> have spares.

 Also note that Compaq continued selling brand new 4000/96 boxes well into 
2000s (was it until 2004?).  With their own front nameplate even I believe 
rather than the original DEC one.  I'm sure this reflected the demand and 
contributed to current prices.


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