MEM11 update

Ian S. King isking at
Mon Feb 8 14:04:54 CST 2016

On Mon, Feb 8, 2016 at 11:53 AM, Al Kossow <aek at> wrote:

> On 2/8/16 10:09 AM, Guy Sotomayor wrote:
>> So, things are moving forward.  I also wanted to get folk's opinion on
>> the need to actually produce
>> an SBC form factor board.  In other words (and sort of in line with how
>> peripherals were done on the
>> original 11/20) is it OK to have the MEM11 be outside of the 11/20
>> chassis and connect via BC11A
>> (my replica) cables?
>> main problem would be now you'll have to come up with a box and a power
> supply
> I assume you meant SPC (quad unibus) and not SBC
I'm envisioning a 1U enclosure connecting to the 11/20 by BC11A, as you
suggest.  The device could have its own PSU to avoid the risk of
overloading the 11/20's supply, and fit in a standard rack if desired.
Make it so!  :-)

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