C64 CP/M carts (was: Re: Yet another weekend haul story)

From: A.R. Duell <ard12_at_eng.cam.ac.uk>
Date: Thu Jun 19 19:52:06 1997

> I like my real PDP better than the emulated one. The real one has one
> feature that E11, and Supnik 2.2, and all the rest can NEVER have that
> annoys my family to no end - THE EAR-SPLITTING NOISE! :) It drives them
> Nuts, and I can't get enough of it! There's nothing like powering up the
> 11/23 and hearing that "Bwaaaaa!" as it all spins up - then it becomes a

Hmmm... Try an 11/45 + 2 expansion boxes + 8 demountable drives + PERQ1 as
a terminal for an ear-splitting noise. There must be at least 30 fans in
that system, probably more :-)

And then there's the waste heat. A few years ago we had a 'heat wave'. The
temperatures were well above the maximum specified in the DEC manuals. The
11/45 carried on running as if nothing was wrong, but alas I didn't....

The gates in my computer are AND,OR and NOT, not Bill
Received on Thu Jun 19 1997 - 19:52:06 BST

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