Category Archives: Digital Equipment Corporation

Auction Hunters totally miss out on the collectible computers they have

There is a TV Show called Auction Hunters on the Spike Channel. The show follows two professional prospectors who go around the country to abandoned storage unit auctions. They bid on the units, get the contents and then sell the items … Continue reading

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On Feb 6 2011 Kenneth Olsen, co-founder of Digital Equipment Corp passed away.

MANY MANY Thanks to Brian Schenkenberger VAX/VMS & DEC Guru of TMESIS Software for informing me and others. Kenneth Olsen, co-founder of Digital Equipment Corp. (DEC) passed away on Feb 06 2011, at 84 years of age CNET has a … Continue reading

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Oct 25 1977, Happy Birthday VAX 11/780, the First VAX

When people talk about influential computers, they usually talk about the Apple I, the MITS ALTAIR,  the Lisa, and the IBM 5150. Most people forget the great old BIG IRON machines that really influenced the industry. Well some of us don’t forget … Continue reading

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