QBus framebuffers, was Re: Terak 8510 system on eBay
Gordon JC Pearce
gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Fri Aug 15 02:20:47 CDT 2008
> Gordon J. C. Pearce wrote:
>> All this talk of Teraks reminds me, it's about time for my approximately
>> semi-annual QBus framebuffer hunt. Is anyone keen to sell such a thing?
> What exactly are you looking for ?
Well just to cover this reply and the couple of off-list emails I've
had, I'm looking for *some sort* of framebuffer that I can fit to my
PDP-11/73. Ideally it should be able to do a couple of greyscales (But
1-bit would be fine) or colour, and if it can spit out RS-170ish video
that would be lovely. RGB I can probably do, *if* I can figure out
where I put the rather nice little Japanese-spec 12" colour monitor I
I've got loads of quad-height slots free.
Now, I've been offered a VCB02 set, which I believe is from a MicroVAX.
Will these work in a PDP11? Would I need to make any mods? Bear in
mind that I'm most likely going to write the software from scratch.
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