VAX 4000-300 Available in the UK
Ian S. King
isking at uw.edu
Mon Mar 30 21:20:34 CDT 2015
Thanks for passing that along, Rob! Cheers -- Ian
On Sun, Mar 29, 2015 at 10:53 PM, Robert Jarratt <
robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com> wrote:
> It has been claimed, so it is going to a good home.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Ian S.
> > Sent: 30 March 2015 01:45
> > To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> > Subject: Re: VAX 4000-300 Available in the UK
> > I have a running 4000/300, and these are a very nice machine - it's my
> > go-to VMS box. I hope someone picks it up and gives it some TLC!
> > On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 1:05 PM, Jarratt RMA <
> robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com>
> > wrote:
> > > I have a VAX 4000-300 that I want to pass on as I don't have room for
> > > It is in a BA440 enclosure (marked VAX 4000-400). The CPU board had a
> > > couple of problems, the levers that are used to push it into the slot
> > > have been broken, however it will push into the slot OK and work. The
> > > onboard Ethernet (SGEC) is also not working, but I have included a
> > > DESQA so you can network it. It has 64MB of memory (2x 32MB). It also
> has a
> > CXY08 board.
> > >
> > > It does not have any disks because I want to keep the few DSSI disks I
> > > have, however I will include two DSSI covers. You can still boot it as
> > > a satellite of course. In fact I was toying with the idea of putting a
> > > Raspberry Pi inside the enclosure with a crossover LAN cable and
> > > running if off SIMH on that.
> > >
> > > It is free, however I would appreciate a small donation, as it has
> > > cost me money to collect it to save it from being dumped.
> > >
> > > It is in the UK, in South Manchester. Although I am currently working
> > > a lot in Coventry so could bring it to that area. I will also be at
> > > DEC Legacy in Windermere 11-12 April, although I would prefer to leave
> > > room in my car for the machines I want to exhibit, if possible.
> > >
> > > Regards
> > >
> > > Rob
> > >
> > --
> > Ian S. King, MSIS, MSCS, Ph.D. Candidate The Information School
> > <http://ischool.uw.edu>
> > Archivist, Voices From the Rwanda Tribunal <http://tribunalvoices.org>
> > Sensitive Design Research Lab <http://vsdesign.org>
> > University of Washington
> > There is an old Vulcan saying: "Only Nixon could go to China."
Ian S. King, MSIS, MSCS, Ph.D. Candidate
The Information School <http://ischool.uw.edu>
Archivist, Voices From the Rwanda Tribunal <http://tribunalvoices.org>
Value Sensitive Design Research Lab <http://vsdesign.org>
University of Washington
There is an old Vulcan saying: "Only Nixon could go to China."
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