[rescue] VAX CPU Board on ebay

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Sat Jan 25 13:41:58 CST 2003

On Sat, 25 Jan 2003, Dave McGuire wrote:

>    This is a VAX4000-300 CPU.  Sheesh.  The seller clearly doesn't know
> the meaning of the term "*VERY OLD*".

When someone says "*VERY OLD*", I expect not to be seeing large CMOS
processors and surface-mount components.  Thick traces and an
overabundance of 54-series of 74-series logic chips come to mind-
possibly some wire-wrapping.

I'm surprised he didn't tout it as having 3 CPUs.

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