Data General DTOS Rev 8.1

DG DTOS way back when……..

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Data General DTOS 8.1 on cassette. Here is a blast from the past – anyone remember loading DTOS from cassette tape? This is way before my time but I suspect this was the next stage on from Paper Tape before 9 Track Mag Tape became prevalent. VIP John (USA) has very kindly entrusted me with […]

Data General Intergrated Circuis VLSI

Data General Corp VLSI Ident

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This Data General Corporation Integrated Circuit is used on an Intelligent Lan Controller (ILC) board which came with my Eclipse MV/9800 the PCB also has an Intel 82586 IEEE 802.3 co-processor. Does anyone recognise the 48pin DIP labeled A01 and have any information on it and/or the PCB? The PCB part number is 005-039526 – […]

Data General Desktop DG20

Voyage en France

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A recent day trip to France has returned (for restoration and preservation) and following items: Data General MV2000DC Mk 1 Data General MV2000DC Mk 2 Data General Desktop Model 20 Along with: Circa 150 DG Floppy Disks Circa 150 DG Tapes for MV2000 inc Microcode for MV1000, MV1400 and MV2000 Various DG20 Spares (PCB’s, Disks, […]

AViiON Software CD SCM

DG AViiON Software Part 2

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More AViiON related media arrived this morning including: AViiON SCM Update Media Rev 17.00 Prom 4.4.0 (CD)AViiON ix86 In-Service Diagnostics Rev 8.0 (CD)AViiON m88k In-Service Diagnostics Rev 8.0 (CD)AViiON System Diagnostics Rev 12.40 (CD)DG/UX Release 4.20MU05 Documentation (CD)DG/UX OS with X for Intel Release 4.20MU05 (CD)DG/UX Maintenance Update 5.4R3.00.MU05 (Tape)DG/UX OS with X for 88k […]

Data General MPT/100 Main Board

DG MPT/100 – Update 1

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I have finally found the time to start work on the restoration of the MPT/100. I have removed the Main PCB and started the long process of component inspection, cleaning and component testing. The picture shows the area previously covered by the brightness potentiometer and its mounting hardware. This was the first component to be […]

Data General Floppy Disks

DG One Floppys

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Brian contacted me recently after stumbling across my site. His father (Roland Quillia) was with DG for over 20 years (70’s – 90’s) and mainly oversaw the Westboro and Southboro Facilities in Massachusetts but had responsibility across the US. Brian has fond memories of being inside the DG headquarters many times.  He has also very kindly […]

Data General Desktop Generation

Data General Desktop

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Another new project has landed today – a Data General Desktop.  Having had a quick look inside it appears to be a DG10/SP model with Winchester, Floppy and Tape. I believe it is capable of running CP/M, RDOS or AOS.  You can take a look at the inside of this machine and follow its restoration […]