I'm in a relatively small town (pop. 7,500) but the local public library
is leasing a Minolta business-class copier. It includes software
that runs on an adjacent PC that can read a stack of papers and convert
to TIFF, JPEG, Acrobat or OCR. I may be the only one (as the library's
computer consultant) to have figured out all the features; I don't
think they've even set rates for the non-copy-machine features.
>> Dear Ashley,
>> Yes, I have them. See
>> I can photocopy them for you, if you want.
> I'd also be interested in a copy of the "Computer Lab Teacher's Guide".
> (I have copies of the student workbook already.)
I would like a copy of the teacher's guide too. Thanks for your offer
to photocopy. You can email me off-list at wacarder at usit.net.
>From: "Hans Franke" <Hans.Franke at siemens.com>
>Am 31 Aug 2005 21:58 meinte William Maddox:
>> --- William Maddox <wmaddox at pacbell.net> wrote:
>> > There is an IBM 1130 up for sale on eBay in Austria.
>> > The current price is 500 euros, with no bids and
>> > scarcely a day to go.
>Well, we tried to keep it in Europe (after all, it's a
>German unit), but some guy in the US did outbid us. It
>might be interesting to see how he organizes the pickup
>in Linz. From Munich it would just have been a 3 hour
>drive with a small truck :)
>VCF Europa 7.0 am 29/30.April und 01.Mai 2006 in Muenchen
I know the fellow that just won the 1130. He is a neighbor
of mine ( about 2 miles away ). He is one of the few other
people that I know of that has a Nicolet NIC-80.
He said he'd rather have a 1620 but a 1130 will just have
to do. He has a hanger to put it in. I know he expects to
get it running. The project of getting it across the pond
is going to be interesting to follow. I'll try to get him to
take pictures and post them on his web page of his adventures.
I haven't heard that name in a *long* time. They were originally in
Goleta California and IIRC moved somewhere down south in the 70's. What
information are you after?
A. G. Carrick wrote:
> I had previously asked about a disk platter I was trying to identify. I have
> a couple of more pictures of it as well as some items from another drive.
> The latter is stamped "INFOMAG". By doing some www research I thought I had
Still trying to find homes for a few pieces. These are
all on .....Death Row..... and need to go soon.
One is a IBM S/60 5362 Looks complete with 8"
floppy and hard drive. Has 2 manuals inside the cover
This is a Desk side size box. I have not tested it in
any way. No terimal included.
Quite heavy. local pick up only. 75.00
Grahman Magnetics (Carlisle) "Magtape Inspector IV"
Tape evaluation system.
This is a Vacuum column Mag tape tester with lots of
LED's and LED read outs. Also has a built in printer
for the results. Puts on quit a show when running.
Quit heavy, local pickup only. Free
4) DEC HSC systems no hard drives models 60 to 90
very heavy, local pick up only . Free
I'm located in Kent, WA. south of Seattle
253-854-9601 PST Wk days
g-wright at att.net
Thank you for the offer to reuse your design. I already had looked
at it. The chip count is low, and I do not need the CPLD, so there
are just a few parts left! However, I wanted to stick to my 1973,
because I was not sure about the copy-right stuff.
I will take a few days to think things through and then decide if
I keep the 1793 or move up to the 279x. The 279x sure saves some
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org
> [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Michael Holley
> Sent: vrijdag 2 september 2005 1:58
> To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
> Subject: RE: searching for replacement for 1793 FDC
> I did the FDC design using the WD2797 chip. Anyone can reuse
> the design as they wish. I have sold out of my original run
> of these boards.
> The WD2797 has three adjustment, a capacitor and 2 trim pots.
> I used a scope for these adjustment but then made a counter
> circuit in the Xilinx CPLD to measure the pulse width. The
> adjustment procedure is given in the users guide.
> The circuit is in the design description.
> Working with the Xilinx XC9500 series CPLD is easy and they
> are 5 volt parts that you can get in PLCC packages. (Through
> hole sockets.)
> Programming them takes a simple parallel port adapter that
> you can make on a small perf board. I have a small PCB and
> all of the parts I anyone wants to try to use them.
> Michael Holley
A few months ago there was a discussion on the list
about the DECmate. I can't seem to locate it in the
archives. Am I doing something wrong, or are the
archives not up-to-date? The subject line was something
like "Stop me before I take the plunge."
Remember those model 30 parts I was trying to give away/swap. Here is a
picture of a model 30 installed in a system you have probably heard of:
You could have knocked me over with a feather. Of course the article
describes this as the system "hard disk", and I guess it was. When I was
using them in the mid to late '70s we were using them like floppies and
running the mini on a 40-80 MB removable drive.
OK, here's a head-scratcher for all you DECies - does anyone have _any_ info
on the VT06 terminal? This was OEM'd for DEC by Datapoint and is based on
the Datapoint 3300. Pictures, docs, even hardware would be welcome.