PDP-5 info. Re: Comments? VAX pages

From: Chuck McManis <cmcmanis_at_mcmanis.com>
Date: Thu Dec 21 21:33:34 2000

At 03:05 PM 12/21/00 -0700, Roger wrote:
I don't have much to say about your VAX pages,
>but the PDP-5 stuff caught my eye. I foolishly allowed
>a friend to dismantle one many years ago; all I got
>out of the deal was the front panel. Mine doesn't have
>those rectangular slots(?) over on the left side and
>one of the switches is different (it's got a really
>long handle on it); I forget which switch.

Its missing the "table" that extends in front of the panel.

>It's my understanding that the modules the PDP-5 are
>built out of are called System Modules. They predate
>the flip-chip modules.

You are correct sir. They have a bowed metal rim around the top. The core
module is a third party affair surrounded by a few of them. The TTY
interface is in the bottom and consists of a row of system modules.

Received on Thu Dec 21 2000 - 21:33:34 GMT

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