Other then being original is there any reason to get a RX02 ?

Pete Lancashire pete at petelancashire.com
Fri Jun 24 11:50:34 CDT 2016

Well you all convince me, I'm $125.00 poorer :-)

But now I'm going to have to start looking for hardware to build a
RSX-11M "rack".

A the good old days of full semi truck loads of custom color 11/40,
then 11/34A, then 11/44's showing up on the loading dock along with
pallets loaded with RK05, then RL02's.

On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 8:46 AM, Ethan Dicks <ethan.dicks at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 10:35 AM, Al Kossow <aek at bitsavers.org> wrote:
>> On 6/23/16 10:27 PM, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>>  your PDP-11, easy in the Qbus world because the
>>> Oh... and if you want to also dabble with the PDP-8, the same RX02
>>> would be useful on an RX8E
>> You'd be better off looking for a DSD, which also had PDP-8, Q/Unibus
>> interfaces. They use Shugart drives, and can format disks.
> Yes.  They are nice.  I have one (Qbus interface).  They are not as
> abundant, however.
> (but I was thinking mine had a pair of Tandon TM848s - maybe that's
> just my Dataram PDP-11 clone - that one could also format floppies via
> ROM on the 3rd-party controller)
> -ethan

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