Update - PDP 11/44 Now on Ebay no reserve

Mark J. Blair nf6x at nf6x.net
Thu May 14 10:30:37 CDT 2015

> On May 14, 2015, at 07:57, B Degnan <billdeg at buzz1.com> wrote:
> Good question - not sure what the card cage is used for, I was not 
> expecting to see one in there when I opened it today.  Fortunately the 
> computer itself is not corroded like the card cage in the bottom of the 
> cabinet.  Worst case you can remove the 11/44 from the cabinet entirely.

I think the cabinet is worth retaining and restoring. In my limited experience, it's easier to find naked DEC computer units than it is to find them in their original rack cabinets. The internal TU58 is also worth restoring, even if the drives and/or controller board need to be replaced.

Mark J. Blair, NF6X <nf6x at nf6x.net>

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