Digital DECstation 5000/200

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Project status

Phase Status Notes
Powers on?
Passes firmware self-test? Boots to firmware prompt
Working serial console? standard DB25-DB9 adapter and null modem cable
Framebuffer works? use 3W3-3BNC adapter and 5BNC-VGA adapter (sync-on-green)
OS boots?
Working GUI?
Working input devices? Uses proprietary DEC peripherals

Pictures

decstation front

decstation front

decstation back

decstation back

Specifications

Manufacturer Digital Equipment Corporation
Model PM36B-FY
CPU Siemens R3000-25 @ 25 MHz
Architecture MIPS
Memory 96 MB (3x 32MB ECC proprietary 128-pin modules )
Internal Expansion 3x TURBOchannel slots
Frame Buffer PMAGB-B TURBOchannel framebuffer
3W3 connector
Hard Drive None
External Storage None
Serial Ports 2x RS-232 DB-25
Keyboard Digital proprietary DB-15
Mouse (included in keyboard signal)
Networking 10Base-2 BNC Ethernet
AUI Ethernet (on a TURBOchannel card, PMAD-A)
Audio None
SCSI SCSI-2 micro DB-50