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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