Subject: Re: TurboChannel in VS4000/90
To: Dave McGuire <email@example.com>
From: Mattias Nordlund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.