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OpenVMS Hobbyist Program | Hobbyists and OpenVMS | Introduction Forum
Author Greetings from Bristol, UK
colinbutcher
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Posted on June 30 2008 12:27
Hi all,

Having finally got around to joining in here, I do periodically have hardware to get rid of if anyone out there is interested. As part of what I do (which is mostly high-end VMS related consulting) I periodically come across people chucking out old hardware, so if it's portable I sometimes grab it and pass it on to folks for use as hobbyist systems.

Some of the stuff is destined for the National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park (home of Colossus and all that), such as my AlphaBook One. It could do with a battery if anyone has one lying around please.

I intend to have a bit of a clearout soon. There's a running AS4100 (2x 533MHz CPUs, 3 and a bit GB memory), some spare AS4100 CPUs (4x 300MHz), some old DEC EISA / ISA cards, some DEC network stuff, some small capacity SCSI discs and a couple of storage shelves, etc. etc.

Some of it may go off to be part of the SIMH system I built for TNMoC (http://retrobeep.no-ip.org/).

Hardware-wise, I've got all three architectures and both FC and SCSI storage. There's a pile of DEChub 900 based stuff too, plus some Windows XP laptops and workstations and a fast HP laser printer.

The latest acquisition is a MACbook Pro (refurb deal from Apple) and I'm really impressed with it so far.


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Cheers, Colin.
Legacy = Stuff that works properly!
Edited by colinbutcher on October 06 2008 08:30
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Posted on July 01 2008 03:31
*waves from the cheap seats* :-D
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