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

Al Kossow aek at bitsavers.org
Tue Mar 31 09:03:11 CDT 2015

On 3/31/15 6:17 AM, Al Kossow wrote:
> On 3/30/15 6:26 PM, Rich Alderson 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?
> 3 or 10 megabit? I'm assuming 3

I just noticed I never uploaded the documents describing the 3mb card ca. 1979. Up now under
xerox/ethernet_3mb (whenever the mirrors get around to grabbing them)

I have the schematics somewhere, that would take more digging.

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