What's the rarest or most unusual computer-related item do you own?

Jon Elson elson at pico-systems.com
Wed Jan 11 22:37:26 CST 2017

On 01/11/2017 11:23 AM, Erik Baigar wrote:
> So your core memory is indeed a BIAX one? Have never seen 
> one in a
> real system and that would really make the machine a very 
> very unique
> combination.
No, this particular one appears to be plain core, so I guess 
the one I have was not in a mission-critical role.
>> I managed to get history of the project documents from 
>> Honeywell that document the whole project, too!
> Great, so keep this stuff and perhaps at some time in the 
> future you
> will manage to fire the unit up!
Well, maybe.  I think the core units are useless without 
documentation or a LOT of careful tracing and deciphering.  
It would be trivial to attach some CMOS static RAM to it, 
though.  I think it will eventually get donated to the CHM.


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