Tektronix 8002 uProcessor Lab

From: Dave McGuire <mcguire_at_neurotica.com>
Date: Thu Dec 21 17:04:37 2000

On December 21, Tony Duell wrote:
> > Does anyone have one of these or is anyone familar with them? I just
> I have something similar.
> The box with the floppy drive(s) (or maybe a Micropolis 1200 hard disk in
> place of one of the floppies) is essentially a PDP11. There's a real DEC
> CPU card (normally an PDP11/03, sometimes an 11/23) CPU card in there,
> along with special Tektronix cards containing RAM, boot ROMs, disk
> controller, serial ports, etc. The backplane has one normal DEC Q-bus
> slot for the CPU and some Tektronix slots for the other cards.

  What?? REALLY? Damn, I passed up one at a hamfest this past
summer. I really regret it now. That sounds like a really neat
system. I had no idea Tek embedded DEC processors in their
development systems.

       -Dave McGuire
Received on Thu Dec 21 2000 - 17:04:37 GMT

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