Ebay GT-40 in the Netherlands

Rik Bos hp-fix at xs4all.nl
Sat Apr 11 14:16:39 CDT 2015

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] Namens Jim Stephens
> Verzonden: vrijdag 10 april 2015 10:43
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> Onderwerp: Ebay GT-40 in the Netherlands
> DEC-Digital-1972-GT40-vector-graphics-system-PDP11-PDP-11
> http://www.ebay.com/itm/231477915161
> If I could afford it I wouldn't sweat the shipping cost.
> I think someone had posted what board did the graphics.  Has that ever been
> given consideration for being added to SIMH for the 11?
> I'd love to run Lander, which I think is running on the system as shown.
> To Al:  There was also a system like this at USL, which I wish had been conveyed
> to you.  I suspect it was not.  There was a new in the box replacement CRT
> because someone had had the system halt and burned the phosphor.  You had to
> watch the system and never let the dot stop.  If it stopped at a spot on the
> phosphor in the on position, you'd etch the phosphor.
> Ours (USL) never ran anything but Lander, so until someone with a project came
> along, we were saving the tube.  The burn didn't affect lander much at all.
> thanks
> Jim

The seller is Erik Brent.


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