MITS8800 CPU Board/multibus

Allison ajp166 at
Tue Jun 14 22:11:30 CDT 2005

>Subject: Re: MITS8800 CPU Board
>   From: Tom Jennings <tomj at>
>   Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 13:43:28 -0700 (PDT)
>     To: 
>     Cc: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <cctalk at>
>On Tue, 14 Jun 2005, Allison wrote:
>>> Again, thanks for your help. This is my first foray into S100 stuff,
>>> and makes a nice change from Multibus.
>I'd swap S100 for Multibuss any day! CP/M-80 on Multibuss is easy
>and reliable!
>I wish I had kept my old multibuss box. I always imagine getting
>another one, just some 6-slot job with Intel cards and some DSDD
>floppy controller. Nice and boring! :-)

I have two hurikon multibus Z80 system on a card and two 4slot backplanes
plus an assortment of random boards including a BP2190 (48k ram local dma
plus floppy controller).  That satisfies my multibus cravings.  The PS 
to run it all is linear and huge.  I may replace it with a AT PC supply.


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