brew-your-own-unibus boards?

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Mon Jan 19 23:34:49 2004

On Tue, 20 Jan 2004, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> I used to build Qbus and Unibus (and VAXBI!) boards at Software Results
> Corp. ISTR we spent >$100 per Qbus blank board because we never made orders
> larger than q. 100. They are large boards (by today's standards) and with
> that much gold, aren't cheap to make.

Since most of the actual circuitry can be fit onto a small PCB, might I
suggest that the PCB be fit into a frame, the frame being the same
dimensions as a normal QBus card so that it will still fit nicely into a
Qbus chassis. The only problem will be the edge connector connections
from the PCB.

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