Thinking about acquiring PDP stuff

jim stephens jwsmail at
Thu Dec 1 01:22:46 CST 2016

On 11/30/2016 11:36 AM, allison wrote:
> On 11/30/16 2:32 PM, jim stephens wrote:
>> On 11/30/2016 9:20 AM, Al Kossow wrote:
>>> On 11/30/16 9:15 AM, Brad H wrote:
>>>> When I got
>>>> a dead Digital Group Z80 system, repairing that and getting it 
>>>> operating was
>>>> like going on an exploration of ancient ruins.
>>> Were you born in the 20th century?
>>> Seriously, for some of us, DG microcomputers are modern.
>> I was ecstatic to get a Nova 3, but it was released when I thought 
>> the Nova 800's I used were actually getting to be old technology. 
>> Still very glad to finally have a full Data General system.  Since it 
>> replaced a PDP 11/34 on deck, I'm glad to have a system that doesn't 
>> make me wonder if I'll be disabled everytime i move or lift it as well.
>> thanks
>> Jim
> There is DG aka Data General and then there is Digital Group Inc. They 
> are very different!
Very true, but didn't honestly think of that in context of the thread, 
nor have I ever had any Digital Group stuff.  And does any Digital Group 
cause any injuries requiring orthopedic medical attention when you are 
lifting it?

> Allison

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