Masscomp computers?

From: Jules Richardson <>
Date: Wed Nov 24 17:30:08 2004

On Wed, 2004-11-24 at 18:08 -0500, Joe R. wrote:
> >Have you (or someone else) got OS media, just in case we need copies for
> >ours?
> I have some of it. There are one of two disks inside of some of the
> machines. But I can probably do better than that! I just parted out four of
> them today and they all had 85Mb hard drives. I can ship you the drives!

Uh oh - I reckon that might be a little expensive :)

> >> It uses an Excelan EXOS 201 Intelligent Multibus Ethernet Controller. I
> >> have manuals for it. One of them has already gone to Al.
> >
> >I wonder if that's the same one as in my NCR Tower (which is also
> >multibus for the IO boards). EXOS rings a bell.
> I'll post a picture soon and you can compare against it. Or Al should
> have the manual poated soon. I'd guess that they're arriving at his place
> any day now.
> Just out of curiousity, let me know what kinds of Multibus card you find
> in the NCR tower.

Hmm, well I've got the board here - it's an Excelan board, but doesn't
give a model number. Has two ROM chips in the centre (Labelled NX200H,
but I expect that's an NCR label). 80186 CPU toward the top-right to
drive things, and 128KB of RAM in two banks (with room for another

I remember EXOS from the photocopied documentation that I have I'm sure,
but I can't get at that easily to check right now.


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