[rescue] beige Sun Blade 2500 bus-tag:iface
Stefan Skoglund (lokal användare)
stefan.skoglund at agj.net
Mon Aug 29 05:14:23 CDT 2016
sC6n 2016-08-28 klockan 23:22 -0400 skrev Derrik Walker v2.0:
> On 08/28/2016 01:26 PM, Stefan Skoglund (lokal anvdndare) wrote:
> > XEROX sold a system for on-demand printing of books (Docutech 6180)
> > around 1996 or so (i still have the notebook which was the handout) -
> > the system was demonstrated by XEROX at Nordiska bokmC$ssan in
> > Gothenburg.)
> > Frontend system at that time was a SS20.
> > Did it exists some method of connecting a IBM system with ESCON or
> > bus-tag to a Sbus machine ?
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> I use to work for a bank that had a very specialized Xerox printer with
> a sorter for printing and enveloping statements. It had an Ultra 5 as
> it's controller/print engine, then was later upgraded to an Sun Blade
> 500 or 600 ( one of the flat pizza-boxish desktop ones, but I don't
> remember the exact one ).
> It was pretty cool to watch - it was about 10 feet long, at one end was
> a stack of statement paper, in the middle was a hopper filled with
> envelopes, at the far end was a mail bag ready t to catch the output.
> It would print, sort, and stuff them ready to be mailed. Cool stuff ...
> Anyway, both the Sun systems were normal looking systems, no special
> cases or colors - the Ultra 5 was white/beige and the Blade was black.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ0X--D7haQ Bourg Book Factory
Which is the combination which XEROX demonstrated.
I did remember wrong, they indeed had an ULTRA (1/2 ?) not an SS20.
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