Invitation to fourth Open Day at November 26th, 2005
Cray-Cyber.org invites to Open Day 2005
The Vintage Computing Center of Cray-Cyber.org
(Stäblistraße 10b, 81477 München, Germany) invites to
the fourth tour day on Saturday, November 26th, 2005 from 12:00am to
The main task of the Vintage Computing Center ist to restore and
run historical mainframes, mostly of the field of scientific
computing. Visitors have the unique possibility to play with punchcard
equipment, ancient tape technologies and other former IT
techniques. The collections core is a Control Data Cyber 960 including
peripheral components (punchcard reader, chainprinter, disk and tape
drives) in a fully operational shape. New entries in the collection
past last Open Day in November 2004 are a Control Data 830 (up and
running), a SGI Origin 2000 and a NEX SX-5 (both in restauration
process). The collection enfolds distinct models out of several
computer families including peripherals of Control Data Inc., Cray
Inc. and NEC Corporation.
At the Open Day lots of the machines are up and running and
visitors are invited for guided tours throughout the collection. Many
peripheral devices are operational and will be demonstrated as
well. Intrigued visitors will have several possibilities to actively
take part in the historic IT world. There is no entrance fee,
but donations won't be declined.
Further Information can be found at www.cray-cyber.org.