From: Ed Tillman <ETILLMAN_at_satx.rr.com>
Date: Sat Feb 8 07:41:00 2003

Those *are* as old as you think, if the desktop pc portion is roughly
5x8x12, with all the hardware crammed in on vertical daughter boards... I
had one of those on my desk back in my USAF days... It was networked into
a C3 "megaframe," that sat on the floor in the hallway by our shared
receptionist's desk (she had acces to everything...).



San Antonio, Tx, USA

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dean" <moored_at_student.charleshays.net>
To: <cctech_at_classiccmp.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 02, 2003 12:42 PM
Subject: Burroughs

> Hi folks ,
> >And, while we're asking, does anyone know what happened to Burroughs?
> >The Burroughs corporation eventually merged with Sperry Univac and got
> >absorbed into Unisys
> >
> >
> I've been lurking for a while , have a few old box's about but the
> ones i'm curious to
> know the rareity of are 3 Burroughs desktop type units from early 80's
> they are all 3
> different models one newer 85 maybe , I'd have to dig them out and check
> the model
> numbers if need be , they all run the "B-20" operating system and booted
> and ran the
> last time they were plugged in (one is a smart terminal type ala net
> boot) . On a couple
> occasions i've searched all over the net for information and found very
> little other than
> the company history stored at the Babbage institute . Are these things
> as odd as I think
> they are or has info and availability just managed to elude me ?
> Thanks for your time
> Dean.
Received on Sat Feb 08 2003 - 07:41:00 GMT

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