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Virtual PDP-11:  PDP-11 Emulation, PDP-11 Migration and Replacement

A PDP-11 can be virtualized (emulated) on a modern computer, which allows the existing operating system, its software, and all applications to be run without change.  No reprogramming is required.  Most customers report that the emulated system is faster than the original.  Original hardware can be supported via a modern PCI card.

Quayle Consulting can also emulate AlphaServer, Sparc, and VAX systems.


CHARON-PDP can emulate the following systems:

Included is support for various peripherals, including:

See the Software Product Description for the full list.  Requires a host running Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP.  All versions of PDP-11 operating systems are supported. For more information, please email or call 1-888-VAX-VMS-8 (1-888-829-8678) toll-free in US and Canada.

For fastest service, include information on your system:
Evaluation and migration support is available from Quayle Consulting.

Supported Operating Systems

These operating systems were sold by DEC for PDP-11:

Untested Operating Systems

Other operating systems were developed for PDP-11:

There may have been others developed for special purposes, too.  CHARON-PDP should be able to run all of them.

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