Looking for info on a CAMAC <other odd DEC boards> <ebay warning>
jwsmail at jwsss.com
Mon Oct 31 19:41:50 CDT 2016
On 10/31/2016 5:22 PM, Brian Marstella wrote:
> Regards, Brian.
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 2:04 PM, Pete Lancashire <pete at petelancashire.com>
>> Over the years I've played around with a few old CAMAC (*) modules, by
>> today's standard they pretty much have zero value, anyway that's another
>> story. Recently
>> I've been offered a CAMAC to Unibus board.
I might mention there are some Tektronix to DEC boards, maybe Unibus on
ebay if anyone has specialized Tek hardware that could be run by DEC.
I don't know any more than that, but am curious if anyone has any ideas
about what devices Tektronix had with DEC PDP11s integrated in.
When I was first in school, there was a large system with what I'd guess
was a larger PDP11 system (we had PDP 11/05 demos on another track to
give time frame, 71-72).
The system Tektronix had was essentially what we'd call a sampling scope
now with an elaborate tube to digitize samples, and the PDP 11 analyzing
them. Don't think it was ever a product, but it was massive, several
bays. Out local EE and IEEE groups arranged for the demo to stop at our
I believe there were FlipChip type boards listed, but am not seeing them
right now. Boards below are clearly not for DEC boxes.
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