Vintage HP 1000 Floating point processor ( EBAY )

Glen Slick glen.slick at gmail.com
Tue Aug 8 13:35:47 CDT 2017


On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 10:48 AM, GerardCJAT via cctech
<cctech at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> Seems it found a new home  !!  ( One bid )
>
> I am curious : From someone on this forum ???
>
> PS : I was NOT interested by this processor  ;-)    by now, I have my 1000 Lseries to play with, that is enought for now.

I'll raise my hand and admit that after watching that one get relisted
several times I bought it before someone else finally did and then
regretted not buying it while I had the chance. They can't be too easy
to find if you really need one.

I figure I can use it as a spare for my 2117F, or use it with my 2113E
as a 2117F after a firmware swap.

I wonder if the person that bought this somewhat sparsely populated
2117F for $500 realized that it won't be fully functional without the
FPP box?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/201998054663?orig_cvip=true

I also have a couple of 1000 A900 boxes. No L-series boxes.


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