[SunRescue] Dead Sparc NVRAMS

Bran Tregare rescue at sunhelp.org
Sat Jun 2 14:36:38 CDT 2001

60, all scrounged form dead sparc 1, 2, 5, classic and 10 mainboards, all 
with dead batteries.

At 10:35 PM 6/1/01 -0400, you wrote:
>Deja Vu,
>I was just going to ask this too. Since some of the new NVRAMs seem to not
>be working. I was going to start collecting them, and doing the mod. and
>offering them for sale for less than new ones--To cover parts and a nominal
>labor charge. I know some people think it is a waste of time, but once they
>go in the trash they are gone and we may not be able to get new ones
>forever. Cheap insurance I say.
>By all means though give em to Brian first. That's a bummer about your stash
>man. How many did you have?
>I'm just putting the offer out there.
>Bran Tregare wrote:
> > anyone have any of the dead nvrams floating around?  I'm looking at trying
> > my hand at a little project (removing the battery/oscillator package, and
> > adding a new oscillator and a button battery holder to it (CR2032 type)
> > )  but :(  my wife found my stash in the carage that i'd already dremeled,
> > and threw them away thinking that they were junk :(
> >
>rescue maillist  -  rescue at sunhelp.org

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