VAX 4000 model 500.

Rod Smallwood rodsmallwood52 at
Tue May 24 19:30:47 CDT 2016

On 24/05/2016 22:41, Glen Slick wrote:
> On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 2:29 PM, Rod Smallwood
> <rodsmallwood52 at> wrote:
>> Hi
>>      My main system a VAX 4000 Model 500 with a KA680 CPU has just started
>> halting at test 51 on power up.
>> Does any body know where I can lay my hands on a spare KA680?
> A month ago this one went by cheap enough on eBay at $50 that I was
> tempted to try to grab it just to have another spare in case I or
> someone else needed one some day. Too bad I passed on it. Sometimes
> you can find good deals on them on eBay, but of course not when you
> really need one.
I had a look at his shop. The matching memory card is still there.
It was ever thus "When you want one you cant find one and when  you 
don't there it is"

Oh well switching to backup  (4000-300)

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