[rescue] PDP11 adventures

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Tue Dec 5 14:02:56 CST 2006

" From: Patrick Finnegan <pat at computer-refuge.org>
" On Monday 04 December 2006 13:39, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
" > What is a DRV11-WA general purpose 18/22 bit parallel interface ?  Can
" > this be used for a parallel printer ???
" No.  It's a bi-directional 16-bit (2 ports per card I think) card.  It 
" works like a serial port card, only transferring data in parallel 
" instead. :)  They're typically used to connect other equipment (like lab 
" equipment) up to the system.

this sounds like it might be ieee-488 gpib, very common for lab
instrument control, back in the '80s at least.
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