Free to a good home: Honeywell/Bull DPS-6 workstation / server (Seattle, WA)

Al Kossow aek at
Fri Oct 18 15:45:52 CDT 2019

for anyone who got this from Josh
Jim Stephens loaned me a huge stash of documentation that I've been uploading to

On 1/22/16 10:35 PM, Josh Dersch wrote:
> Hi all --
> I picked this DPS-6 up over the summer and it's just taking up space (quite a bit of space) in the corner of my
> basement.  This is a custom 16-bit, bitsliced, microcoded CPU from the early 80s with (I believe) 8mb of memory, and
> ethernet.  It would originally have run a version of GCOS.  It's about the size of a large-ish minifridge, but a bit
> deeper.  It's also quite heavy!
> It's a neat machine, but it's very obscure and unfortunately incomplete (it is missing both mass storage and storage
> controllers).  Otherwise, it is complete and in good condition (albeit a bit dirty).  So you can see why you'd really
> want to have it in your collection .
> If anyone's up for a project, drop me a line.  Local pick up in Seattle, WA.
> Thanks,
> Josh

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