Ridge 32/330 up and running!

Jon Elson elson at pico-systems.com
Sun Mar 29 11:48:35 CDT 2015

On 03/29/2015 12:16 AM, Josh Dersch wrote:
> Hey all --
> Last summer I picked up a Ridge 32/330 that became 
> available locally.  This is a fairly obscure early RISC 
> machine intended to be a competitor to the VAX, it uses a 
> 32-bit CPU at 12.5Mhz built from discrete components 
> (spanning three large PCBs).  Mine's outfitted with 8mb of 
> ECC memory, Pertec, SMD and SCSI QIC controllers, and 
> Ethernet.
> You can see some pictures of this beast at:
> https://plus.google.com/117997069161125071032/posts/JtsR3BokUxp?pid=6063976811386454738&oid=117997069161125071032 
WOW, this is something like what I was trying to build in 
about 1982.  See

But, trying to do this all by myself, I kind of got bogged down.


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