Wanted: PDP-11 Unibus Ethernet interface from Xerox, c. 1981

Paul Anderson useddec at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 22:16:26 CDT 2015

Hi Rich,

I should have a DEC one, and possibly a few non DEC. Do you have any
specific brand names or board numbers?


On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 8:26 PM, Rich Alderson <
RichA at livingcomputermuseum.org> wrote:

> Long story short:  It turns out that SAIL, the DEC-1080 running WAITS at
> the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, did not use the MEIS
> (Massbus-Ethernet Interface Subsystem) for Ethernet connectivity, but
> rather
> a Unibus card from Xerox (apparently used to hook -11s to D-machines) which
> went into the front end 11/40 on the KL-10.
> So:  Does anyone on the list have such a device, and are you willing to
> part
> with it?  Or to loan it for reverse engineering?  Or do you know someone
> who
> has one who does not read ClassicCmp?
> Please contact me off-list.  I've directed Outlook to set the Reply-to:
> field,
> but who knows if it listens, or if the list software will leave it in
> place.
> Thanks,
> Rich
> Rich Alderson
> Sr. Systems Engineer
> Living Computer Museum
> 2245 1st Ave S
> Seattle, WA 98134
> http://www.LivingComputerMuseum.org/

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