new HP-2100 collector
rigdonj at cfl.rr.com
Fri Apr 15 17:29:50 CDT 2005
You lucky SOB! Where did you say that you were storing this? :-) Do you
have access to any other goodies there? I spotted some other nice toys in
At 05:06 PM 4/15/05 -0500, you wrote:
>Seems I just took the plunge. I found a stash of hardware here and saved
>it from the great bit bucket in the sky.
>* HP-2116A - broken chassis, missing glass panel
>* HP-2100A - missing cover
>* HP 21MX 2112A
>* HP 21MX 2108A
>* HP 12979A I/O extender
>* HP 2761A optical mark reader (melted rubber wheel)
>* HP 2748B tape reader
>* hp unknown mag tape drive
>* 7901A disc drive that's been dropped
>* 2 * HP-7900A disc drives
>* 2 * 13215A disc power supply
>* Commercial Controls Corporation tape punch
>* unknown data logger
>and other misc cruft. I've not tried turning any of it on yet.
>Many thanx to Jay West who identified much of this stuff over the net
>and walked me trough tieing the heads on the drives for the move.
>The HP-2116A was literally on the curb on it's way to the scrap heap.
>Parts had been scavenged, etc. I think I got all the pieces that there
>were to get. No power cord, etc. what kind of power does a 2116 need?
>If you've read this far and can stop drooling on your keyboard, I put
>pictures up. Some of the pictures are other stuff that was there, that
>the would not let me grab.
>Does anyone know what the "Sandia Laboratories" desk + racks is for?
>There is only one thing left in the rack and it's in real bad shape.
>Tim Riker - http://rikers.org/ - TimR at Debian.org
>Embedded Linux Technologist
>BZFlag maintainer - http://BZFlag.org/ - for fun!
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