FYI: Digital MINC-23

From: Brian Hechinger <>
Date: Fri Jun 15 01:13:54 2001

On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 11:02:27PM -0500, Reuben Reyes wrote:
> If i had room i would be bidding on this, does anyone know
> what year this type of unit came out and for how long did
> DIGITAL make them.

i never found very much out about mine. i had two, one was a minc-23 and the
other was a minc-11. the minc-11 was an LSI cpu board and the minc-23 was a
standard PDP-11 CPu board (don't remember what model) with a very small qbus
(only double wide, like 4 slots or so) that had enough room for the CPU/memory
and the GPIBs that were hooked up to all the stuff on the front. mine weren't
in the cart thing, i didn't have the disks, just the "main" box. interesting
little things, i was really interested in trying to get an OS on them, but
never got around to it. the cases ended up in the garage that caught fire and
burned (taking a VAX 11/730 and a slew of sun2 and sun3 hardware with it) but
i still have most of the boards from them (which were in the house getting

just a warning, it's been years since i've even _THOUGHT_ about those things,
so there is a very good chance that i'm not right on some (or all) of the

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