new find: an Intel MDS 800

From: Steve Thatcher <>
Date: Mon Nov 1 05:28:18 2004

probably more likely that Siemens cross licensed the chips (made those) and wanted development support for them in Europe. Intel manufactured Siemens brand MDS systems during that time at part of the license agreement

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From: "Joe R." <>
Sent: Oct 31, 2004 9:53 PM
To: "General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts" <>
Subject: Re: new find: an Intel MDS 800

At 08:07 AM 10/30/04 -0400, you wrote:
>Siemens and Intel worked together on Multibus-II products in the mid 80s'

  I don't know if Intel worked together with any of them but at one time
there were over 200 companies producing Multibus cards. In this area, I
find a LOT of Harris cards.


>At 06:30 PM 10/27/2004 -0400, Dave Mabry wrote:
>>I seem to remember that Intel had some sort of marketing agreement with
>>Siemens. There were several Intel products that had Siemens logos on
>>them sold in Europe. Unfortunately, I don't remember the specifics.
>>Steve Thatcher wrote:
>>> I lived in Munich, Germany for a year and a half back in 1983 while I
>>> was working for Applied Microsystems. I developed a couple of the EM
>>> series emulators and ran into a number of remarked Intel systems that
>>> said Siemens on the outside.
>>>> I've never heard of a Siemans system. The white MDSs that I've seen
>>>> all
>>>> have the standard Intel markings and labels. (I've got one sitting
>>>> about 3
>>>> feet from me as I type.)
>>>> Joe
>Michael Thompson
Received on Mon Nov 01 2004 - 05:28:18 GMT

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