DS550 CPUs (was Re: rewriting legacy OS for new iron)

From: Ethan Dicks <dickset_at_amanda.spole.gov>
Date: Tue Sep 14 23:22:02 2004

On Tue, Sep 14, 2004 at 08:19:16PM -0700, Zane H. Healy wrote:
> Warning my memory stinks today. Does the board have a faceplate on
> it like it was for a BA213 box (S-Box comes to mind, but I can't
> remember if that's right)? If so you'll have to remove that before
> putting it in a BA123. I've actually got three of the boards,
> somewhere (a friend of mine got three DS550's).

Yes it does... I have lots of the right kind of handles (since I used to
*make* Qbus boards). I traded a box of handles for this CPU in the first

I'd actually like to get a cheap DS550 just to fiddle with - compact
enclosure and all. I gave up on eBay two years ago because they were
going for a lot more money than I wanted to spend.


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