What exactly is a MINC-11, and does anyone need one?

From: Bill Pechter <pechter_at_bg-tc-ppp1367.monmouth.com>
Date: Fri Jan 11 10:27:45 2002

> Hello all,
> Another item I keep forgetting about is a digital MINC-11. This appears
> to be a data acquisition system of some sort. The MINC chassis contains
> only a clock card and an AD card. The chassis is on a cart that also
> contains a digital RX02 dual 8" floppy drive enclosure.

Nice box...

> The most curious thing is that there is a label stuck to the front
> warning that the unit "220VAC/50Hz only". I don't know if this is the
> only voltage it will run at, or if it is simply set for this voltage. I
> don't believe we ever used this equipment. I think we acquired it when
> we purchased some other surplus equipment back in the 1980s.

The floppies (IIRC) had different pulleys based on the power frequency.
I don't believe conversion was difficult.

Anyone else sure on the above.

> Can anyone use this thing?
> Later,
> Jon
> Jon Auringer
> auringer_at_tds.net

I wish I had one, but I'm too far away and the wife wants me to clean up
the pile of stuff I've got at present.

  d|i|g|i|t|a|l had it THEN.  Don't you wish you could still buy it now!
Received on Fri Jan 11 2002 - 10:27:45 GMT

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