Serial UNIBUS Repeater?

Mark J. Blair nf6x at
Tue Jun 16 00:06:59 CDT 2015

> On Jun 15, 2015, at 21:55, tony duell <ard at> wrote:
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>> for that slot (though one of the later front-loaders would probably fit). If you don't need an RL02 drive, then i 
> That's what they did. There was a third (later) packaged system with the CPU, an R80 under it and a front
> loading (Cipher F880) magtape on top. That is what mine started out as.

Aha! I didn't know that. Makes a lot of sense, and takes up half the floor space compared to having a TU80 in a second rack. I think the documentation I have predates that configuration option.

> I am not sure if I got the top panel but if I did it is no longer on the rack...

If you do have it, I wonder if it would be hard to add hinges for easy access to a top expansion chassis?

Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at>

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