OT: A call to arms (sort of)

From: Richard Erlacher <edick_at_idcomm.com>
Date: Sun Jul 4 12:36:45 1999

take a look below, plz


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From: Allison J Parent <allisonp_at_world.std.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Sunday, July 04, 1999 10:31 AM
Subject: Re: OT: A call to arms (sort of)

><at all and will rely on USB, SCSI, and the various parallel port protocols
><to do "practical" I/O. That will be very limiting. I don't know what
>If I had to rely on those I'd be cooked.
><will do in cases where they have measurements, telememtry, process control
><tasks, or whatever to do. The PC has never been particularly well suited
><for such tasks, since there were such meager offerings in the way of
><purpose I/O.
>I think you need to hit the catalogs. GPIB and IO cards for process
>are quite common. I know I run a bank of ovens with a PC (AD and GP-io
>card, DOS even) and a test fixture for resistive elements using GPIB and
>Keithley instruments.
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