HP3000/917LX available in Vacaville

Lee Courtney leec2124 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 27 17:40:43 CDT 2019

This is a *very* nice entry-level HP3000/MPE system based on PA-RISC
architecture. But one note - the 917 had the soldered TOD battery on the
motherboard, vs. the FRU TOD battery in the later 918. Not a reason to skip
if you are interested in this machine.

Lee C.

On Fri, Sep 27, 2019 at 3:01 PM Stan Sieler via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> A friend tells me that there is a Hewlett-Packard HP3000/917LX available in
> Vacaville (no word as to price, but I suspect it's free ... the owner wants
> it to go to a good home).  Reportedly running, with additional "mini-tower"
> (PC size or less) of external disks, a DTC (Distributed Terminal
> Controller, lets you have up to 32 RS232 terminals attached (depending upon
> model of DTC)), and an external tape drive (probably DDS, but I don't know
> for sure).
> If interested, email me at sieler at allegro.com and I'll put you in touch
> with
> the friend of the Vacaville guy.
> thanks,
> Stan

Lee Courtney
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