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  by Bill Degnan - 10/17/2017 18:04
I need a 37pin to 25 pin drive cable, DECmate OS/8 disks in RX02 format, and a RAM module.

Tips on making a boot disk:
http://avitech.com.au/?page_id=847

I have a catweasel it may be possible to use that to create disks See cw2dmk on this page:
http://www.tim-mann.org/catweasel.html

Tips on replacing a RAM module:
http://www.vcfed.org/for...um.php...achmentid=2553

I happen to have a 37pin to 25 pin cable that was used in a DEC environment, but it was split to connect to two "somethings" so I will need to check the pinouts from the manual and compare with the cable, hack it to work as a DECmate cable. Here is the pinout of a similar cable:
http://www.pdp8online.com/pdp8docs/rx02pinout.txt

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