005-003586 General Purpose Interface DG Nova

Nova General Purpose Interface

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Here we have a PCB (005-003568) that apart from interfacing to the Data General Nova bus does nothing else. Of course that’s by design as this board is employed when you need to interface to something bespoke. This particular example was used in a system developed by ADT Security Systems to drive relays.

Data General 6012 Terminal - Serial No 1961

6012 Terminal s/n 1961

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This Data General 6012 Terminal (Serial Number: 1961) was due to be my next acquisition to sit alongside my recently acquired Nova 1200. It was being offered for sale on eBay by ‘nextstepglobal’ and I placed an offer on it which was turned down. After the initial auction had ended I was contacted via this […]

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 – […]