[rescue] PDP flip chips and memory boards, many lbs. worth
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Tue Jan 25 13:35:20 CST 2011
On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 6:21 PM, Patrick Giagnocavo <patrick at zill.net>wrote:
> Some of you here know that I recycle old PC motherboards, etc. though
> whenever possible I try to divert anything valuable/historical out of
> the melt-it-down pile.
> I have many pounds, well over 100lbs., of DEC PDP "flip chip" modules.
> I have to charge for them, but would like to sell all of them, all at
> once, to 1 person if possible, at a per-lb price ($8 per lb). Given
> that these flip chip modules are not very heavy this works out to well
> under $2 each, I think.
> Some are in original plastic shrink wrap, but most are not, and have
> been exposed to moisture but are otherwise complete; some have had the
> resistors or capacitors on them "weep" which means they would have to be
> replaced by someone competent with a soldering iron.
> A random listing of the few that I pulled out:
> There are many more.
> Are there any PDP collectors on this list - I know there used to be but
> perhaps this stuff is just too old these days.
> Patrick Giagnocavo
> patrick at zill.net
> rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
I have recently resubscribed to this list!!
I too, am a Dec PDP collector. Most of my machines are of the newer Qbus
variety and I only have one (working) Unibus machine. Is the old Classiccmp
list dead? I cannot get subscribed for love or money, there were quite a few
of the older pdp collectors there. (but you knew that!)
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