Computer Design & Applications Inc. MDP-3B/C

Jerry Weiss jsw at ieee.org
Tue Jul 11 16:20:33 CDT 2017


> On Jul 11, 2017, at 3:40 PM, Mattis Lind via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> 
> This was part of a PDP-11/34 system for radiation dose measurement at a
> hospital.
> 
> Is it something general or very special purpose?
> 
> https://i.imgur.com/rTAzl9o.jpg
> https://i.imgur.com/vhPdvi7.jpg
> https://i.imgur.com/vWqloGb.jpg
> https://i.imgur.com/O98aA7F.jpg
> https://i.imgur.com/No72LDm.jpg
> https://i.imgur.com/HiHirxQ.jpg
> 
> Some kind of bitslice procesor with high speed TRW A/D or D/A?
> Would be interesting to have a bit more info on it!


With all the bit-slice, memory and coaxial inputs/outputs I would venture it was used for nuclear imaging.

For example - Thallium-201 is used for cardiac imaging.  

The floppy is probably RX02 compatibly.  Check for two wired heads.  

Jerry
jsw at ieee.org





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