[rescue] Desk-height DEC "half rack"?

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Fri Jan 20 12:22:55 CST 2017

Mine has a part of of 70-12438 hand written on a label inside the back
cover.  Google didn't seem to provide any useful information.

It might have been somewhat custom.  On the boilerplate label on back,
it has the model listed as "PURDUE" and a S/N of WZ-00003.

On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 5:35 AM, Bill Bradford <mrbill at mrbill.net> wrote:
> Ages and ages ago when I lived in Austin, I had a DEC "half rack" that was
> basically meant for an LSI-based PDP-11 system.  It was approximately
> desk-height (27-29" or so) and had a laminate top so you could use it as an
> additional work surface.
> Does anybody recognize/remember what I'm talking about?  If so, what was the
> official DEC part name / description for this?  And most important, where
> can
> I get one, or something very similar, nowdays?
> I bought one of these from Amazon back in 2013, but as you can see from
> my review it's garbage - holes not drilled properly, stuff didn't line up
> even for assembly, and Amazon ended up giving me half of my money back.  I
> can't even use it for rack-mount eqiupment at all.
> https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004MF4SKC
> Bill
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> Bill Bradford
> Houston, Texas USA
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