Super DEC find today

From: Christian Fandt <>
Date: Sun Sep 19 19:57:54 2004

<The reader reads this and drops to the floor . . . out cold for a period
of time. . .>

Good Heavens! What a haul! Super find indeed.

Alignment packs, XXDP+, portable RX02 drives - what a nice list.

May you and Henk have fun with it all.

Regards, Chris F.


Upon the date 12:13 PM 9/17/04, Edward said something like:

>Well, today was a truly super find day.
>We (Henk Gooijen and I) collected 2 pallets full of test equipment from HP
>at an older warehouse (was used by DEC). What we got :
>2x Unibus margin testers
>2x Unibus exercisers
>3x RK06/07 drive testers
>2x RM02/3/5 drive testers
>1x PRS01 papertape reader
>2x portable RX02 drives (basically 1 RX02 drive + psu in suitcase)
>1x portable RX01 drive
>2x potrable RX50 drives
>2x RL02 reference packs (these have a blue top and are marked RL02-RF)
>1x set of RL01's containing a full XXDP+ diagnostic kit
>1x RL02 containing XXDP+
>1x RA60 containing 8xxx/9xxx complete diagnostic kit
>1x RL02 containing 11/750 diagnostics
>2x RA60 data packs
>2x RK07 alignment packs
>2x RK06 alignment packs
>1x RK07 XXDP+ pack
>1x RM02/3 Alignment pack
>1x RM02/3 XXDP+ pack
>1x Kennedy 9900 tapedrive exerciser
>1x Wilson tester (for various SMD/CMD drives, incl CDC's)
>1x RP06 drive tester
>1x RP05/06 alignment toolset
>1x RT02 terminal
>1x HSC50/70 software kit
>3x RK06/07 alignment toolset
>200+ floppies containing XXDP+ (DX/DY)
>70+ floppies containing XXDP+ (RX50)
>10+ tapes containing XXDP+
>3x head inspector kits.
>Pics to be seen at
> | Collector of PDP-11's.
> | Politici zijn vieze oplichters.
>Unix Lives! M$ Windows is crap.
>'97 TL1000S

Christian Fandt, Electronic/Electrical Historian
Jamestown, NY USA
         Member of Antique Wireless Association
Received on Sun Sep 19 2004 - 19:57:54 BST

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Oct 10 2014 - 23:37:30 BST