Other then being original is there any reason to get a RX02 ?

Ethan Dicks ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Fri Jun 24 10:46:06 CDT 2016

On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 10:35 AM, Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org> wrote:
> On 6/23/16 10:27 PM, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>  your PDP-11, easy in the Qbus world because the
>> Oh... and if you want to also dabble with the PDP-8, the same RX02
>> would be useful on an RX8E
> You'd be better off looking for a DSD, which also had PDP-8, Q/Unibus
> interfaces. They use Shugart drives, and can format disks.

Yes.  They are nice.  I have one (Qbus interface).  They are not as
abundant, however.

(but I was thinking mine had a pair of Tandon TM848s - maybe that's
just my Dataram PDP-11 clone - that one could also format floppies via
ROM on the 3rd-party controller)


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