VAXstation 8000

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VAXstation 8000
Announcement date: February 1988
Codename: Lynx
OS support (VMS): V4.7 to V5.3-2
CPU Details
CPU module: KA825
Number of processors: 1
CPU technology: ZMOS
Compatibility mode: No
Console processor: CPU
Console device: None
Maximum memory: 32MB
LAN support: optional
VUPs: 1.2 [1]

The VAXstation 8000 is a high-end graphics workstation using a microprocessor VAX. Using a custom graphics co-processor from Evans and Sutherland, it can "manipulate complex 3-D graphic objects in realtime". It appears to be a VAX 8250 with additional components; it is built around a VAXBI bus.


Further reading

  • VAXstation 8000 Owner's Manual (EK-VS800-OM-001) - not available online
  • VAXstation 8000 Installation Guide (EK-VS800-IG-001) - not available online
  • VAXstation 8000 Service Guide (EK-VS800-SG-001) - not available online