Miss categorized DEC box on ebay
mattislind at gmail.com
Thu Dec 21 15:11:40 CST 2017
2017-12-21 21:26 GMT+01:00 Josh Dersch via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>:
> The DIGITAL logo is visible on the inset portion of the panel next to the
> switches (it is a bit blurry). Further, this matches up with Mattis's
> picture quite nicely.
> It's an interesting shade of blue, but people have been known to repaint
> This looks like a DEC system to me.
It sure is. I have not only the front panel but also the rest of the BA11-M
box . It is identical (except for the paint then...). No question about it.
Nice little box by the way. Very useful when testing Qbus boards. H7270
backplane. 18 bit though, but if I cared I could just was well convert it
to 22 bits I guess.
I have two more photos here if that could possibly convince those who still
> - Josh
> On Thu, Dec 21, 2017 at 12:08 PM, Bill Gunshannon via cctalk <
> cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> > Further comment. Notice the difference in height compared to a standard
> > DEC box of that style. Also notice he is holding up the #150 box with
> > fingers. Remind me never to arm wrestle that guy.
> > Personally, I don't think it is a DEC system at all.
> > bill
> > ________________________________
> > From: cctalk <cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org> on behalf of jim stephens
> > via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2017 3:00 PM
> > To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> > Subject: Re: Miss categorized DEC box on ebay
> > On 12/20/2017 10:27 PM, Bob Rosenbloom via cctalk wrote:
> > > PDP 11/03? LSI-11?
> > >
> > > Maybe someone can use it. Nice blue color.
> > > VINTAGE-DIGITAL-INSTRUMENTS-COUNTER-HG-ELEMENTS/
> > > https://www.ebay.com/itm/302392510749
> > >
> > > Bob
> > >
> > The ad says it weighs 150# That box is heavy, but is not a 150# item.
> > I suspect there is more to it. There seems to be cables
> > going out of the back, perhaps to something else for the instrument.
> > thanks
> > Jim
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