WTB: BYT-8 Computer/Chassis

Systems Glitch systems.glitch at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 09:44:31 CDT 2017

> Whats the big deal with that?  Its no more significant than a Compupro chassis or a Integrand box in the S100 realm.

I just like the size and configuration. I've been looking for one for a while, it seems they were sort of common at one point. They were whitelabeled by Bell & Howell (educational system) and Olson. I had a "cheap attack" a few years ago on one with the full front panel and have been looking for one for a decent price since then.

I have a similarly sized TEI chassis, but it uses a Constant Voltage Transformer in the power supply, and it's *very* loud. Louder than my CompuPro's CVT. I suspect it has a loose lamination or something.

> If thats rare then the BYT-8 boards must be worth  a bundle.

The BYT-8 MPU board is pretty common, I don't know if it was sold as a separate product or what. I've had three, plus two bare, unassembled boards. The 1/2K RAM board seems to be rare (I know of one in a Bell & Howell system).


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