Masscomp MC-500 - Re: cctech Digest, Vol 13, Issue 5
Steven M Jones
classiccmp at crash.com
Wed Jul 8 15:06:17 CDT 2015
On 07/06/2015 16:24, Toby Thain wrote:
> On 2015-07-06 3:33 PM, Clem Cole wrote:
>> One other note about the MC-500. If was the first commercial
>> Multiprocessor UNIX ... display processor, a number of 29000's in the FP
>> and APP's units, more 29000 logic in the Data Acq Unit, ...
>> Pretty cool for early 1980s'
> Small quibble - If you mean AMD 29K wasn't released until 1988? So
> those boards must have come later than the MC-500 itself (~1984?)
The OP most likely meant 2900 bit-slice -- common in all manner of
applications in the early 80s.
More information about the cctech