the TOLLA page _ old computer & retrocomputing

DEC server

 about digital DEC server 700 & 200MC

They are sort of routers providing decnet or serial and ethernet connections. Their original purpose was to connect a VAX/PDP to terminals (and printers). It is able to connect a LAN to up to 8 modems or terminals or PCs or printer or... to use the serials as DECnet connections you'll need MJ8 (or MMJ) to 25pin transceiver (the 6 signals are the same in RS232 and in MJ8)

 short technical data

 DEC Server 700 - DSRVW-YA

OS: a router-like system
memory: 2 30 pin simm, max 8 MB
cpu: motorola 68020
network: AUI or RJ-45, eight RS-232 DB25 (V.24/V.28)
eeprom: about 1MB eeprom, you'll need to boot from network with bootp and tftp. Newer models have a 2MB flash memory slot (so it don't need to search its address and program onto the net
date: 1989
kit available to put it into racks

 DEC Server 200/MC

nothing about it, but it's like a DS 700... It is an old big ugly decserver with 8 RS-232 too, it have a AUI to connect to ethernet and no lightcode



 list of files hosted

directory binary, exec web html file image file
ps, pdf archive file text file other
>> go on top <<
send mails to: e[AT]
disclaimer: the names, trademarks and logos are copyrights belonging to respectives companies. we are not liable and entitled with these properties.

site created & maintained by \tl3i\, new design is a m4rt idea
file repository offered by fosk
hardware and infos harvested by: \tl3i\, fos[k], anonymous_rabbit, mcGark, m4rt, M4daf4ka
one billion thanx to SLIVER and anonymous_rabbit for the old hosting

Valid HTML 4.01!      Valid CSS!     

v4.5 january.05