DEC MS630/M7609 Question
lbickley at bickleywest.com
Wed Jul 10 09:32:35 CDT 2019
On Tue, 9 Jul 2019 23:43:17 +0000
W2HX <w2hx at w2hx.com> wrote:
> Thanks, Lyle. I was reading this. I guess its wrong?
> The MS630 memory expansion module was used for expanding memory capacity.
> Four variants of the MS630 existed: the 1 MB MS630-AA, 2 MB MS630-BA, 4 MB
> MS630-BB and the 16MB MS630-CA.
The use of suffix's to identify the amount of memory was common with DEC - and
the line I copied only referenced the "AA" version of the MS630.
> Wouldn't be the first time wikipedia was wrong...
Their probably right (in this case ;)
> From: Lyle Bickley <lbickley at bickleywest.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 9, 2019 6:08 PM
> To: cctech at classiccmp.org
> Cc: W2HX
> Subject: Re: DEC MS630/M7609 Question
> On Tue, 9 Jul 2019 21:11:39 +0000
> W2HX via cctech <cctech at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> > Hi there.
> > I just acquired a board with the number M7609. It was advertised as an
> > M630-CA which my research tells me is supposed to be 16MB. How do I tell on
> > the board if this is 8MB or 16MB? There does not seem to be a suffix on the
> > board that I can see.
> > What to look for?
> M7609-AA MS630-CA Q 8-Mbyte parity 36-bit RAM for KA630 (MicroVAX II)
> 73 NM6Y
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