first step getting VAX 6000-400 booted ...

From: ajp166 <>
Date: Thu Oct 25 17:56:57 2001

The problem is not the need for an inverter but the right cab kit so it
all come out to the right connector.


-----Original Message-----
From: Ethan Dicks <>
To: <>
Date: Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:46 PM
Subject: Re: first step getting VAX 6000-400 booted ...

>--- Gunther Schadow <> wrote:
>> - The DMB32 parallel printer is not a Centronics interface. But
>> I may actually have a printer to go with it. A BIG thing, not
>> heavy but taking up precious space if I put it into my
>> basement.
>We used to use an LP25 on our DMF32 (Unibus ancestor of the DMB32). It
>was a Dataproduct printer with a DEC badge. I do recall seeing a simple
>circuit somewhere involving an inverter or two to attach a Centronics
>printer to an LPV11. It shouldn't be a complicated matter to examine
>which signals on the DP port are low-true and which ones are low-true
>on a "Centronics" port and deduce which handshaking lines need inverted.
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