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Re: TurboChannel

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Subject: Re: TurboChannel
From: Mitchell Blank Jr <mitch@execpc.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 1998 21:05:58 -0500
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980825211556.6111A-100000@apt4g.a3nyc.com>; from Thomas Riemer on Tue, Aug 25, 1998 at 09:18:10PM -0400
References: <Pine.LNX.3.96.980825211556.6111A-100000@apt4g.a3nyc.com>
Thomas Riemer wrote:
> What's a TurboChannel?

It's the expansion bus used in many DECstations.  Also used in early Alpha
machines.  The form factor looks like a larger version of Sun's SBUS.
It's 12.5Mhz(?), 32 bit.  Commonly used for framebuffers, extra ethernets,
extra SCSI chains, etc.

-Mitch

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