PDP-8/e rack questions
quapla at xs4all.nl
Tue Jan 6 06:22:12 CST 2009
The 'short' rack is indeed a H950 (H950-AA). The one I have houses
curently my 11/35 config (11/35, RX02, RL02).
I'm considering to converting this rack into a GT40 setup, but I
do miss the keyboard for it (LK40).
> On Jan 5, 2009, at 5:32 PM, Henk Gooijen wrote:
>>>> Also, the full height PDP family rack was called H960, but what
>>>> was the shorter version called, depicted here:
>> If I am not mistaken they are called H950. Come to think of it,
>> in H960 fit *6* 10.5" high units, in an H950 fit *4* 10.5" high
>> units :-) But as said, not 100% sure that they are called H950.
>> Anyway, I would love to get one "H950" here in The Netherlands!
> I know those racks; love 'em...I've never been able to find one.
> The guy I mentioned the other day (my childhood PDP mentor who is
> working on an 8/a for a factory) had several when I used to hang out
> at his place, but that was ~1985...they are long gone. I'll ask him
> what the part number was; he may remember.
> H950, though...I'm pretty sure that is the part number of the
> large rectangular bracket that the rear door mounts to on the rear of
> an H960. Page 6 of the PDP-8/e Illustrated Parts Breakdown suggests
> this (see item #24, referenced on page 8). I have one of these
> frames in my garage, from one of my racks...if I can find it, I'll
> take a look.
> The only thing I'm 100% sure about is that I've seen "H950" on a
> sticker somewhere on one of my 19" racks that looks exactly like an
> Dave McGuire
> Port Charlotte, FL
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