DEC cartridge ID & ARTIFACS 440
pontus at Update.UU.SE
Thu May 28 01:02:19 CDT 2015
On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 09:25:13PM -0700, Brent Hilpert wrote:
> Likely I guess, but you're probably better at recognising them than I.
Look quite a lot like it. It is what I would bring home from that lot.
> Couple more pics, including the rc25 drive:
> More terminals below desks in the artifacs440 pic.
Looks like vt220, but hard to tell.
> Could that be an empty Q-bus backplane above the RC25?
Possible, not a DEC-enclosure though.
> On 2015-May-27, at 9:05 PM, Pontus Pihlgren wrote:
> > Is that a vt330 on the side?
> > /P
> > On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 02:38:04PM -0700, Brent Hilpert wrote:
> >> Does anyone recognise these DEC cartridges?:
> >> http://www3.telus.net/~bhilpert/tmp/deccartridge.jpg
> >> Any details or knowledge of what systems they may have been used with?
> >> They're definitely digital, note the logo on the nearer one on the right.
> >> I can't recall ever having seen them. They're associated in this instance with 80s-era biomed analysis.
> >> Also, anyone know what processor may have been used in a Becton Dickinson ARTIFACS 440 cell-sorting (FACS) rack?
> >> We're speculating there may be an embedded LSI-11.
> >> Rob and I are assessing some surplus/scrap equipment for rescue but haven't been on site yet.
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