MicroVAX


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MicroVAX

A earlier line of entry-level VAX computers from Digital Equipment. Introduced in 1983, MicroVAX machines ran under the MicroVMS or ULTRIX operating systems, and some models used the Q-bus architecture. A large number of MicroVAX models were developed over the years. See VAX.


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Still running 30 years later, this MicroVAX (top unit) was one of the first models. Old computers can still be used to perform a single task.
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He designed and prepared specifications and system drawings, created new software, and modified existing software as necessary for the application of DEC Microvax and PDP-11 computer-based systems for process control and monitoring.
In 1990, each of over 450 local offices had its own MicroVax micro-computer on site, as part of a decentralized control system.
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Control for FMS No 2 comes from a DEC MicroVAX computer.
That school was the site of an ambitious trial that turned into a commercial installation, in which Apple equipment was linked with the MicroVAX in a three-building LAN-over-fiber setup.
The microprocessor-based DU5P data unit on every injection press provides bi-directional communications between the presses and the MicroVAX supervisory computer, which collects all the production information and stores it in a database management system.
Gamer was one of the first Corporate Computer Sales Managers for Compaq Computer Corporation; additionally, he previously managed Digital Equipment Corporation's (LES) MicroVAX computer division.
The program was running on two host computers: a Digital Microvax II computer and an old version VMS, also from Digital.
Control is by either the DEC MicroVax minicomputer version to Master P or IBM compatible PC Tutor P.
Each MicroVAX system has two Ethernet ports, ensuring that a problem on either LAN does not close down the network.
BarcoCIM runs on the Digital Equipment Corporation family of MicroVAX computers.
Some of its featured items include a 1941 Motorola car radio, 1947 Bendix radio, 1949 General Electric 14-inch portable TV, 1975 BIC turntable, microprocessors dating from 1972 to 2005, 1985 DEC MicroVax II computer and a current, state-of-the-art IBM blade server.