vax 11/751

William Donzelli wdonzelli at
Thu Oct 28 13:55:09 CDT 2010

> The extra-wide cabinet always seemed out of place next to all the 19-inch
> rack equipment and I wondered why DEC went to the trouble to make it that
> way. I never knew about the regular rack-width 751 until now.

DEC and IBM and many others went to wider cabinets to keep costs
lower. Less interconnections, basically, and connectors cost real


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