Q Bus Music Board
tdk.knight at gmail.com
Wed Feb 22 00:18:09 CST 2017
decworld was decus related? i know my father went to one of these
conferences back in the day and won the rainbow100 door prize that they
shipped to him all the way to the remote bush of northern manitoba.
On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 1:17 PM, Pontus Pihlgren <pontus at update.uu.se>
> On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 12:28:55PM -0500, allison wrote:
> > The board was called Gigilo.
> Ah, another keyword to look for.
> > I have one and last I tried it it was operational I also have a minor
> > of code to do
> > some music under RT11. Currently deeply buried and not in my easy
> > path.
> Is both code and hardware burried? Preserving the software for reference
> might be valuable should I ever find the hardware.
> > It was as believed at the time I worked for DEC that it was developed
> > internally for
> > things like DECworld. Its never been clear if it was for QBUS PDP-11
> > or MicroVAX.
> I see, uhm.. what is/was DECworld?
> > The number on the handle was the handle part number and not relevant to
> > product.
> Ah, that explains the odd format (not an M-number).
> > The AY-3 are the sound generator chips as it does two channels of sound.
> > The EY-0105e may be a document (spec or drawing).
> It certainly looks like a DEC document numbering scheme. In the ebay
> auction it was decsribed a an "A6006 Analog output board". I think that
> is something entirely different, or is it related?
> Thank you for shedding some light on it.
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