Surviving UK Transputer systems...

From: Joe R. <>
Date: Wed Nov 3 18:52:59 2004

At 10:42 PM 11/3/04 +0000, you wrote:
>Ram's message prompted me to post this, although it's been on my mind
>for a while.
>Does anyone know of any complete Transputer systems (i.e. several
>processors, cabinet, front-end control system etc.) from the '90's that
>still survive within the UK?

   I don't know anything about Transputers but can you tell me the name of
some systems that used them? I find a LOT of odd-ball computer equipment
and I have no idea which ones may use a Transputer.


>I'd like to get one for the museum sometime as we don't have any
>transputer equipment at present, and it'd be nice to have one on display
>and running. My old uni used to have a 140 CPU one that was capable of
>doing some nice ray tracing, but I've been unable so far to find out if
>they still have it. I imagine it's long gone and either dismantled or
>Seems like individual bits turn up all the time (although probably with
>a high price tag which doesn't exactly suit a museum!) but not any big
>If anyone knows of any company that used to have anything that might
>stand a chance of still being complete and just shelved in storage
>anywhere, I could make some enquiries...
>The most secure computer in the world is one not connected to the
>internet. That's why I recommend NTL.
Received on Wed Nov 03 2004 - 18:52:59 GMT

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