[rescue] VAX CPU Board on ebay

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Jan 30 14:19:47 CST 2003

On Thursday, January 30, 2003, at 03:15 PM, Kevin Loch wrote:
>>    You have an IMSAI 8080?  Cool!  Does yours have a lid?  Mine is
>> missing the lid, has been since I got it ~18 years ago.  It had been
>> languishing in a friend's basement for the past 10 years or so but I
>> picked it up on my last trip up north this past fall.  It was like
>> seeing an old friend again.  Hell, it WAS seeing an old friend again!
>>    Mine has a CCS Z80 CPU board (4MHz with an IMSAI-compatible
>> front-panel port), 64K of *static* RAM (yeah static, I'm the man!), a
>> Digitalker speech synth, four serial ports and a hand-built (trivially
>> simple) parallel printer port.
> Is that digitalker the same device used in War Games?

   I don't think so...as I recall that one sounded much different.  I'd 
always assumed the voice of the IMSAI in War Games wasn't actually a 
speech synthesizer.


Dave McGuire                 "Rubber duckies *are* important."
St. Petersburg, FL                            -Doc Shipley

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