Burroughs B1900 for sale in North Carolina
jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Fri May 1 15:29:15 CDT 2015
> On 4/14/15 2:07 AM, Nigel Williams wrote:
>> I hope someone is able to rescue this system
For those who were interested in this thing's fate, I just picked it up, and
it's sitting safely in my garage, waiting for the new owner to arrange
It's in really good shape inside (unlike my rodent 11/34's :-), and the cards
look like they are all there. (If anyone's particularly interested in this
machine, email me - _not the list_! - and I'll send you a copy of my detailed
report to the new owner on its condition.)
> From: Al Kossow
> There are a couple of obvious things missing, like the cold-start
Actually, there _is_ one of those there, still in the casette drive. Not sure
how good a shape it's in after this long (or the casette drive, for that
> and any disk drives.
Oddly enough, the seller did have two Burroughs packs (4 platter, I think).
Not sure if they are from this machine, or what's on them - or how one would
ever find a drive to read them on!
> dumps of the tapes would be a good thing
Alas, the tapes appear to be un-connected to the machine.
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