RK Stuff (was: Symbolics rescue)

From: Bill Pechter <pechter_at_bg-tc-ppp1405.monmouth.com>
Date: Sat Mar 2 06:01:14 2002

> On Fri, 1 Mar 2002, Bill Pechter wrote:
> > IIRC they're RK03's aka Diablo type 31?
> >
> > You must have an RK11-C controller...
> Right. So say I never find any available RK03s or RK11-Cs. Is there
> anything stopping me from putting an RK11-D and some RK05s in the 11/20?

Absolutely not, IIRC it's a straight Unibus backplane.
> I seem to recall that the 11/20 PSU doesn't provide some voltage needed by
> the RK11-D, and that you have to rig something up to provide it yourself.

I'm not sure... it was probably either + or - 15..._

If you put it in an external ba11-k you should be fine.
(Although I don't know if thats going to hurt the museum quality-ness)

Unfortunately I know some RK05's and DEC TE/TU tape drives that were
scrapped in the late 80's for the aluminum baseplate scrap value.

> --
> Jeffrey S. Sharp
> jss_at_subatomix.com


  d|i|g|i|t|a|l had it THEN.  Don't you wish you could still buy it now!
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