MAI Basic/Four Model 8000

MAI Basic/Four Model 8000

This Basic/Four 8000, manufactured by MAI of Irvine, California was the primary system for Soluol Chemical Company, West Warwick, Rhode Island from its installation in 1975 through at least two major upgrades. When it was finally retired in 1997 it was believed to be the last of its type on the East Coast.

RICM OS License

From the labels on the back of the three cabinets we have:

  • 4006, LG-MODULAR BUSINESS SYSTEM 514006 8010/15/20/30-"L.C.NEWPORT"
  • 4106, LG-MAINFRAME/DISK MOD ASSY 514106 8010/15/20/30-"L.C.NEWPORT"
  • 4106D, LG-MAINFRAME/DISK MOD ASSY 514106 8010/15/20/30-"L.C.NEWPORT"
  • 4310, ERGO DISPLAY TERM-MONO 514310 "EAGLE TERM"
  • 4501, P-DISK ASSY (66/154MB) 514501 "NEWPORT"
  • F880640-90-1025U, 1/2" MAG TAPE DRIVE