National Semiconductor IMP mini
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COURYHOUSE at aol.com
Mon Jan 2 22:28:58 CST 2017
SMECC's book is on 16 c
talks about adding front panel and display etc... 16 sw and 16 led book
dated jan 74
16c seems to designate the card maybe 16 b is inclusive of PS an add
on panel and case..
also have a 8C book too.
ED# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org)
Odd I was just going though a crate 3 hours ago... what are the odds
In a message dated 1/2/2017 9:15:05 P.M. US Mountain Standard Time,
couryhouse at aol.com writes:
I have manual.
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On Monday, January 2, 2017 Josh Dersch <derschjo at gmail.com> wrote:
On 1/2/17 7:58 PM, Brad H wrote:
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Josh Dersch <derschjo at gmail.com>
> Date: 2017-01-02 7:37 PM (GMT-08:00)
> To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts"
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> Subject: Re: National Semiconductor IMP mini
> On 1/2/17 7:22 PM, jim stephens wrote:
>> This system looks pretty interesting, though pricey. I'm thinking it
>> is going to be a development machine as all the switches and display
>> would not probably have been on a production machine.
>> I don't think National made many minicomputer format machines, in
>> their history, someone correct me. That might make this pretty rare
>> on that front as well.
> Yeah, it's pretty cool but I don't think the seller has reasonable
> expectations for actually selling it -- the auction started (I believe)
> at $1500 (which may have been a reasonable price), then the seller
> raised it to $2500, now it's at $3500 (which is fairly outrageous, in my
>> opinion). I'm not sure what his strategy is.
>> Bitsavers has manuals (of course...)
>> - Josh
> I think he figured toggle switches and lights = $$$$. He might be
correct, given the obscene money I've seen laid out just for a PDP 8/e faceplate.
You never know a) what will motivate a collector and b) when just the
right collector for a given item will show up. Every day I thank my lucky stars
they didn't, for whatever reason, show up for my Mark-8 boards.
With the "No shipping cash on pickup" proviso the seller provides, I
feel fairly certain no one's biting. But I've been surprised before...
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