What's the rarest or most unusual computer-related item do you own?
elson at pico-systems.com
Tue Jan 10 21:55:01 CST 2017
On 01/10/2017 06:01 PM, Guy Sotomayor Jr wrote:
> Although not yet physically in my possession (I still have to “pick it up” for large values of “pick up”) my rarest/most unusual system is an IBM 4331 with all of it’s related peripherals. Specifically it includes:
> * IBM 4331 CPU with 1MB of RAM
> * 4 IBM 3340 drives (w 12 70MB winchester packs)
> * IBM 2821 control unit
> * IBM 1403N1 printer
> * IBM 2540 card reader/punch
> * IBM 3803 control unit
> * 2 IBM 3420 tape drives
Holy moly! I had no idea any of that vintage of stuff was
still in circulation. The 2821 is really chunks of 1401
parts repurposed into a 360 unit record controller.
Germanium transistors on SMS cards!
Hope you have strong floors!
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