Subject: Re: TurboChannel in VS4000/90
To: Dave McGuire <>
From: Mattias Nordlund <>
List: port-vax
Date: 01/10/2001 08:19:53
On Tue, 9 Jan 2001, Dave McGuire wrote:

> On January 10, Johnny Billquist wrote:
> > > i can put a VAX on my FDDI ring?  you're right.  that would rock.  now i need
> > > to get a VAX that has a TURBOchannel option.
> > 
> > I seem to remember that there was a Q-bus FDDI controller at one time
> > too... :-)
>   Was?  Is.  But they're scarcer than hen's teeth and unbelievably
> expensive.  I've been looking for one for about two years now.  Two of
> them went on eBay about 1.5 years ago; I was the high bidder for a
> while but I got sniped (by a certain DEC reseller!) at the last second
> on both.  Each went for many hundreds of dollars (just short of $1000
> if memory serves).

And I used to have one.. got it long ago, is box with assorted DEC
stuff, hade no use for it (2-3 years ago, could not dream of having a
/90) and gave it to the company that know gave the 4000/90's to me.

I have called and asked if they could theire eyes open for it.