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Offline SLOweather

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Free PDP11
« on: August 31, 2015, 12:48:26 PM »
I have an opportunity to pick up a free 1990s era PDP11. Seems like it might be fun to play with .

Any thoughts?

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Re: Free PDP11
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2015, 02:47:32 PM »
Well, if you're into vintage tech and you have the room why not?

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Re: Free PDP11
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2015, 11:32:43 PM »
I have an opportunity to pick up a free 1990s era PDP11. Seems like it might be fun to play with .

Any thoughts?

What model and what are the power requirements for it? Some of the larger models required some pretty serious power to run them. I haven't worked on one since the early 90's but they were nice pieces of equipment and very well built. Any peripherals coming with it - ala, tape deck, monitors, keyboards, etc.?
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Re: Free PDP11
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2015, 06:11:51 AM »
If nothing else, it will make a good space heater.....  :lol:
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Re: Free PDP11
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2015, 09:43:32 AM »
I am reminded of the Monty Python "Piston Engine" skit.  :)
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