• Subject: Re: Model 600 limitations
  • From: "Michael A. Franchino" <Frick@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Dec 1997 15:44:40 -0500

>I've been doing my first proposal for a Model 600, and the limitations
>on the number of cards is terrible.
>I would like a 600 with 4 comm lines, 2 twinax controllers, and a IPCS.
>Can't do.  Not enough slots.
>I can't find an expansion unit anywhere.  If I need 2 twinax
>controllers, I can only get 2 comm lines, and 1 would be ECS.
>If I go to a 620, my prices skyrocket to around $100,000.
>The customer has an F20 now, CPW 11.6, the 600 would be perfect at CPW
>22.7, but the expansion capability is not there.
>I've also config'd up a model 500, but that comes to approx $60,000 for
>21.4 CPW and he doesn't have the newest box.
>Anyone else run into these problems?

It appears that you may be correct. All of my documentation appears to
support your claim. I do know that the Model 620 has a new processor,
#2175. This is a CPW 40ish machine.


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