Another unknown system available in St. Louis

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Sun Dec 31 11:30:22 2000

On Sat, 30 Dec 2000, Jay West wrote:

> At another electronics surplus store in st. louis....this appears to be a
> cpu only, could be a cpu and disk drive. 19" rackmount, brushed aluminum
> type front panel. The brand says "Bruker" on it. There's a row of lights for
> IRQ (6-0), a row of lights for pending IRQ (6-0), lights for diskr, diskw,
> ION, RUN, POWER. There's two LED displays in the upper right corner, one for
> the PC and one for the Accumulator. Bottom right is a keyswitch. In the
> center are pad switches with embedded led's for things like single step,
> examine, store, etc. Then above that and in the center is a set of
> thumbwheels... they all were set at zeros, and I don't recall how many of
> them there was, maybe 12 or so... just on appearances and a walkaround
> without touching it I wouldn't be suprised if it was a core machine.

This is, as you guessed, seems to be the same thing as the Nicolet
computer you previously bought. As far as I know, Bruker was the actual
company that built the machine, and Nicolet bought them out or something.

Someone should grab this machine as it represents only the third known to
still exist besides mine and Hal's (but I'm sure there are more).

Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger
Received on Sun Dec 31 2000 - 11:30:22 GMT

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