Subject: RE: LSI11 vs. PDP11/03 can I use an 11/03 as a VAX 11/78x console
To: None <,>
From: Carlini, Antonio <>
List: port-vax
Date: 12/06/2001 00:59:18
> I don't know why I feel that the VAX 11/78x console computer is
> a PDP11/03 of sorts? I think I know where I can find an 11/03.

It is, isn't it? It has a special board or two
in it but otherwise it's just a KD11-F with 8KB
RAM and a controller for the RX01.

> but have seen so many 11/78x robbed of their console computer,
> that it's increasingly hard to get the VAX together. So, can
> one tinker with an 11/03 and hook it up as a replacement for the
> robbed LSI11?

The CPU and Console Interface Board manuals
(and a few others) are here:

There are one or two other manuals (Hardware User's
Guide and maybe an Installation guide) on their
way there - they'll probably be up before you
track down the rest of a VAX-11/780 :-)