[rescue] I want a VAX
pat at computer-refuge.org
Tue May 4 23:29:39 CDT 2010
QBUS SCSI cards show up on ebay occasionally, and usually sell for
reasonable prices, ie less than $200. Possibly much less.
Or, if you're within driving distance of me, stop by and pick up a
complete Microvax 3400 for like $20.
Pat (West Lafayette, IN, USA zip 47906)
On Wednesday 05 May 2010, Ian Finder wrote:
> I have a uVAX II right now, with no working disk setup, and a
> questionable network adapter.
> (Where disk setup == hard drive controller, disk, or cables to use
> with it.)
> Basically I have a chassis with the ka630 and ram, nothing else.
> Prices on qbus scsi cards I've been quoted have been *insane.*
> If I had the time and expertise I'd design one with one of the uni's
> FPGA boards-- but that'll never happen.
> Right now the vax is just sitting in the undergrad computer lab as a
> Any advice?
> -- Ian
> On Tue, May 4, 2010 at 9:12 PM, Dave Fischer <dave at cca.org> wrote:
> > ian.finder at gmail.com writes:
> > ><snip> I want a VAX. </snip>
> > >
> > >Well, I want a Koala for a pet...
> > >
> > >Good luck with that.
> > >
> > >I've had zero luck getting the materials I need to get my uVAX
> > > operable.
> > >
> > >Resellers keep all the parts out of a reasonable price range.
> > What do you need?
> > ------ David Fischer ------- dave at cca.org -------
> > http://www.cca.org------
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