Thinking about acquiring PDP stuff
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Fri Dec 2 11:33:35 CST 2016
From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Rich Alderson
Sent: Thursday, December 1, 2016 1:34 PM
To: 'General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts' <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
Subject: RE: Thinking about acquiring PDP stuff
From: Brad H
Sent: Thursday, December 01, 2016 8:18 AM
> My Intellec 230 though might give a PDP a run for its money.
See, I'm trying to get you to stop saying "a PDP". There's no such thing.
There are families of PDP-n things, but there are wide differences in size, weight, and capabilities.
Your Intellec 230 would fit inside one memory cabinet of a PDP-10 with room to spare. The entire PDP-10 system weighs tons.
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Sorry.. I was being lazy.. I should have said 'a PDP 8/E'. Obviously there are some pretty large PDP-# systems.
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