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IBM 1130

For photos of the 1130, go to: IBM 1130

IBM 1800

For photos of the 1800, go to: IBM 1800

IBM 3420 tape transport. IBM 026 card punch (keypunch). Another IBM 026 card punch (keypunch).
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IBM 029 Keypunch Machine

IBM 029 keypunch. IBM 029 keypunch. IBM 029 keypunch keyboard
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IBM 129 Keypunch Machine

IBM 129 card punch.
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IBM 2501 Punch Card Reader

IBM 2501 card reader. IBM 2501 card reader. IBM 2501 card reader buttons IBM 2501 card input stack
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IBM 2501 front - power supplies. IBM 2501 back - wiring. IBM 2501 back - close-up IBM 2501 back - cage open - SLT cards
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Decision Data 8010 Keypunch Machine

Decision Data 8010. Close-up of 8010. Another view. Another view.
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Card cage showint circuit boards. Gooey rollers, like peanut butter. Complex rollers, all very soft and useless. Keyboard.
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Minicomputers

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Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) Minicomputers

DEC (Digital Equipment Corp.) PDP-8M. View of cards in the 8M. DSD floppy drive for the PDP-8M.
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DEC (CC branded) PDP-8M. Inside view.
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DEC (Digital Equipment Corp.) PDP11-05. Inside view of the PDP11-05. DEC H215 core memory board from 11-05.
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DEC (Digital Equipment Corp.) PDP11-10. DEC PDP-11/44.
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DEC (Digital Equipment Corp.) PDP-11/23 Plus with RL02 cartridge disk drive and VT100 terminal. Another DEC PDP-11/23 (DECDATASYSTEM).
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DEC (Digital Equipment Corp.) RX01 Dual Floppy Drive. Top of RX01.
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Computer Automation ALPHA/LSI (the naked mini company).

Computer Automation ALPHA/LSI. Rear of CA ALPHA. CA with front panel removed.
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Raytheon 704 Minicomputer

Raytheon 704 minicomputer. Raytheon 704 minicomputer insides, very dirty from sitting outside for many years. A second dirty Raytheon 704 minicomputer.
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Paper tape punch for the Raytheon 704. A restored paper tape reader for the Raytheon 704.
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IBM Series/1 Minicomputer

IBM Series/1 minicomputer system in rack. IBM Series/1 minicomputer processor box. Hard disk used with the IBM Series/1 minicomputer.
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  • Here's a brochure with some various Series/1 information. 1.6M PDF file

    Data General Minicomputers

    Data General Eclipse S/120 system. Close-up of processor box. Close-up of the small tape drive. Close-up of hard disk drive.
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    Data General Eclipse MV/7800XP system. MV/7800XP CPU box. MV/7800XP Disk box. Contains a single full-height 51/4" drive.
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    Data General Eclipse MV/7800XP tape drive. Tape cover open. MV/7800XP rear view.
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    Data General Eclipse S-130 System rack. Data General Eclipse S-130 tape and disk rack. S-130 system box, nice!. 800 BPI tape drive.
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    Data General Cartridge Disk Drive. Data General 800 BPI tape drive. S-130 system box showing cards. S-130 expansion box w/cards.
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    Data General Nova 3. Vacuum tape drive and data acquisition box in a rack cabinet for my Nova 3. Close up of the vacuum tape drive.
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    Nova 4 with cartridge disk and vacuum tape drive. DG DASHER printer for the Eclipse and Nova systems.
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    Data General Minicomputers

    This is a Data General Nova 800 minicomputer that was made in Canada and
    sold under the DATAGEN label. It had a fan that caught fire killing one of it's
    two power supplies. This has been fixed and the unit is now working.

    Nova 800. Nova 800 chassis and boards. Nova 800 chassis showing board slots.
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    Nova 800 CPU1 board. Nova 800 CPU2 board. Nova 800 8K core memory board. Nova 800 mag tape control board.
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    Nova 800 Power supply that had a fan fire. Nova 800 PS burnt out fan. Nova 800 PS heat sink with fan gunk. Nova 800 PS # 2, cleaner & works.
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    Honeywell 316 Minicomputer

    Honeywell 316 Minicomputer, power supply is not shown here. Inside view, uses flat pack IC's.
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    Hewlett Packard 2116C Minicomputer

    Hewlett Packard 2116C minicomputer. Close-up of front panel.
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    HP 2116C with it's cover open. Another view of the HP 2116C's insides.
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    Hewlett Packard 2100A Minicomputer

    Hewlett Packard 2100A minicomputer. HP 2100A with a 7970 tape drive and a paper tape reader.
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    Another HP 2100A that came from a CNC machine shop. Needs some work. HP 7970 tape drive used with the 2100A.
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    A third HP 2100A racked with an HP 2648 graphics terminal, paper tape reader and punch, a graphics translator and a high speed digitizer. Close up of the HP 2648A terminal showing some separation of the implosion shield.
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    Hewlett Packard 21MX minicomputer. Hewlett Packard Series 1000 CPU from a 3065 test system, includes the floating point unit.
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    Hewlett Packard Hardware Maintenance Panel for the 3000 Series Minicomputer. Hardware Maintenance Panel connectors.
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    HP 2547 Coupler. Used to interface various instruments to computers or Teletypes. Inside view of the card cage. rear of panel. The unit includes a real-time-clock with Nixies.
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    Texas Instruments 990 Minicomputer

    TI 990 Minicomputer. Circuit boards. The two in the middle are custom wire-wrap cards.
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    Burroughs L9000 Computer

    Burroughs L9000 Accounting System. Inside view of the card cage. Close-up of the cards.
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    Burroughs L5000 Computer

    Burroughs L5000 Accounting System. Back of the L5000. Close-up of the cards.
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    Burroughs Fixed head disk system. Disk cards. Bottom of disk assembly.
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    Nicolet NIC-80 Minicomputer

    Nicolet NIC-80 minicomputer. Inside view on the NIC-80. Overall view of the NIC-80's cards.
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  • For some archived Nicolet software and documentation, click the following link.
    In the software section, there are two files per tape, the one ending in .bin is the
    actual tape, and the .txt one is the text written on the tape or box.
  • NIC-80 documents and software archive

    CMC Minicomputers

    Here are some photos of two Computer Machinery Corporation minicomputers that were
    sitting outside in the weather for many years. They are in very poor shape, but I still
    hope to restore them someday.

    A very dirty CMC mini. Number one. A very dirty CMC mini. Number two.
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    Front panel on CMC number two. CMC circuit board after a quick wash.
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    Litton Military Computer from a test system.

    Litton Unibus based minicomputer in rack. Was used to test an inertial navigation system. Model EPS-1. Close-up of the Litton processor box and CDC disk drives.
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    Control Data 5601 Industrial Minicomputers.

    Two CDC minicomputers in a rack with cartridge disk drive. Close-up of the CDC processor box. Close-up of the disk drive. Cards and core memory. Close-up of a logic card.
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    ROLM Military Minicomputers

    Rolm model 1666 military minicomputer, has a Data General Nova like instruction set. Bottom showing the motherboard. Close-up of boards in the Rolm model 1666 military minicomputer.
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    Rolm model 1666 core memory board made by Ampex. Back side of Ampex core memory board. Rolm core memory driver board.
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    Rolm model 1603 Military Minicomputer. Rear showing connectors. Power supply. Circuit cards, processor in front, two core board sets in rear.
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    General Automation Minicomputers

    General Automation 18/30

    This minicomputer is compatible with the IBM 1130 and 1800 systems and
    can run the same software.

    General Automation 18/30. Front Panel. Tape Drive. Cartridge disk drive (Pertec), not installed in the rack.
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    SPC-16/80

    General Automation SPC-16/80 Minicomputer. Front panel board. Insides. Rear view. Power supply in not part of this chassis.
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    Core memory board. Processor board w/74181 ALU's. Marco Control board. Timing Control board. Misc. board.
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    SPC-12

  • General Automation SPC 12 and SPC 16
  • General Automation SPC 12 console board
  • General Automation SPC 12 processor board
  • General Automation SPC 12 core board
  • General Automation software and documentation will be added here as I get to scanning all
    of the manuals and paper tapes I have.
    For the paper tape software, There are two files per tape, the one ending in .bin is the actual tape,
    and the .txt one is the text written on the tape or box.
  • General Automation documents and software archive

    Modcomp II Minicomputer photos.

  • Boxes on trailer. Modcomp console and chassis. Processor boards. More boards.
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    The box has four core memory boards, each w/two 16K core planes (128K). Paper tape reader is under the console. Another view of the PTR. Floating point configuration label.
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    Processor labels. Memory configuration labels. Memory configuration labels. Memory configuration labels.
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    View of cartridge disk chassis. Close-up of Diablo model 31 disk drives. Disk rack. Rear of Diablo drives.
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    A very dirty box, hard drive?. Switches on the front of the drive box. Hand written on the front of the drive box.
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