Tektronix 6130 Engineering Workstation

From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh_at_ix.netcom.com>
Date: Thu Jan 8 22:51:19 1998

In a word, I've got it. No documentation, yet. The gentleman that I got
it from wasn't expecting me to pick it up until Saturday, but my plans got
changed, so I called him up and arranged to pick it up tonite. He's going
to try to find the Documentation and will get back with me, it turns out
he's only a couple miles away, so it's no biggy.

I'm told it's a 6132, but the nameplate say's 6130, so how knows?

The main computer is about the size of a old PC, but turned sideways. It
also has a very large expansion unit the size of some computers that
apparently houses a second SCSI Hard Drive (although I'm doubtful there is
a HD in it anymore), and what appears to be a QIC-150 (doubt it's that big)
tape drive. There is a shielded SCSI cable like what's normally used
inside a computer.

It has one empty card slot, and a 1Mb card in another slot.

There is also a terminal with it, a "Ann Arbor XL Series" that connects via
a Serial line. Does anyone have any idea what kind of terminal this is?
It's very wierd, it's the only ASCII terminal that I've seen which is a
portrait-mode terminal! Is this some kind of VT-100 compatible or
something? The only thing I've ever seen that even comes close is some of
the old Macintosh monitors.

It will probably take me a while to get it ready to power up. It looks
like the first thing I'd better do is give it a VERY good cleaning. The
terminal and keyboard are nice and clean. The computer is pretty dirty.


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