Place of manufacture for DEC equipment?
paulkoning at comcast.net
Sat May 2 13:02:51 CDT 2015
> On May 2, 2015, at 11:06 AM, Paul Koning <paulkoning at comcast.net> wrote:
>> On May 1, 2015, at 7:10 PM, Peter Coghlan <cctalk at beyondthepale.ie> wrote:
>> Ian McLaughlin wrote:
>>> I've collated DEC facility codes from a few sites I have found and put them into a table. This is from the serial number, so possibly anything that has a serial number might be decodable.
>>> Hope it helps.
>>> http://vaxhaven.com/DEC_Facility_Codes <http://vaxhaven.com/DEC_Facility_Codes>
>> There are some more codes here:
> A simple rule to remember: DEC originally had two-letter site codes. When they used them all up, they switched to three letter codes, and converted all existing two letter codes to three letters by appending “O”. So if it ends in O, it was originally a two-letter code; if it doesn’t (like SHR) then it was created after the change and it doesn’t have a two-character equivalent.
So to be explicit: that means SH is *not* the two-letter equivalent of SHR; it would be SHO, whatever place that migth be.
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