Looking for info on a CAMAC module - Kinetic 3912 Unibus Crate Controller

Jon Elson elson at pico-systems.com
Wed Nov 2 10:24:08 CDT 2016

On 10/31/2016 01:04 PM, Pete Lancashire wrote:
> Over the years I've played around with a few old CAMAC (*) modules, by
> today's standard they pretty much have zero value, anyway that's another
> story. Recently
> I've been offered a CAMAC to Unibus board. A Kinetic 3912 Unibus Crate
> Controller .
> A Crate in CAMAC speak is just a chassis with a backplane.
> The problem with CAMAC is there is almost no information out there,
> Since I don't YET have a Unibus system, it more of a curiosity then
> anything.
> So .. anyone have the manual ?
> (*) -
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_Automated_Measurement_and_Control
I have a 3922 crate controller and a 3953 auxiliary crate 
controller at work.  I also have manuals for the 3911 PDP-11 
crate controller and 2912 LSI-11 bus adapter and the 3953.  
These have schematics in them.

I THINK the 3912 may be an LSI-11 (QBus) controller, not Unibus.


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