WTB: BYT-8 Computer/Chassis
doug at blinkenlights.com
Thu Apr 13 12:20:53 CDT 2017
I have the version labeled "Olson 8080" with full front panel (toggles and
blinkenlights!). Too cute to sell. :)
On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 7:44 AM, Systems Glitch via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> > Whats the big deal with that? Its no more significant than a Compupro
> chassis or a Integrand box in the S100 realm.
> I just like the size and configuration. I've been looking for one for a
> while, it seems they were sort of common at one point. They were
> whitelabeled by Bell & Howell (educational system) and Olson. I had a
> "cheap attack" a few years ago on one with the full front panel and have
> been looking for one for a decent price since then.
> I have a similarly sized TEI chassis, but it uses a Constant Voltage
> Transformer in the power supply, and it's *very* loud. Louder than my
> CompuPro's CVT. I suspect it has a loose lamination or something.
> > If thats rare then the BYT-8 boards must be worth a bundle.
> The BYT-8 MPU board is pretty common, I don't know if it was sold as a
> separate product or what. I've had three, plus two bare, unassembled
> boards. The 1/2K RAM board seems to be rare (I know of one in a Bell &
> Howell system).
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