[rollei_list] Re: Rollei -Singapore

  • From: "Peter K." <peterk727@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: rollei_list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 11 Jan 2009 10:58:52 -0800

Which, the 6300s? They had plenty of extra slots. Perhaps you are
remembering a different machine.

On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 6:41 PM, Don Williams <dwilli10@xxxxxxx> wrote:

>  At 09:56 PM 1/9/2009, you wrote:
> Pete,
> The Olivetti built 6300s were like tanks - very finely built machines.  The
> AT&T 6300 was my first PC - with MS DOS ver. 3.1 and the 8 mHz 8086 chip.  I
> remember I did have to replace the motherboard within two years though and
> that ran me $600!  I think I had that machine into the late nineties.  The
> 7300 UNIX was found in a warehouse outside of Chicago - a guy was selling
> them in the early nineties for $25 each in unopened original packaging.
> Mine is still mint in the box - never really used except to load the System
> V OS and see if it worked - which it does.  I think I have an extra memory
> board for it as well.  Naturally the documents and original 5.25 OS floppies
> are there too.
> Rob
> I sold a few of those early Olivetti's but they didn't have any expansion
> room at all.  Same for that AT&T Unix series, 3B2 I think they were.
> Expansion cost a bundle and they were really slow.  I think their big
> brothers were used for telephone switching and were very reliable but I
> never had a good sale of one of their smaller machines.

Peter K

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