[rescue] Sun SLC/ELC

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue Jan 14 10:33:46 CST 2003

   I don't know where he got the connectors..


On Tuesday, January 14, 2003, at 11:24 AM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> Interesting ideas.  Probably helps to have SLC/ELC boxes to gut for
> the connector stuff though.... otherwise your only interface is this
> one edge connector....  Did these projects require gutting SLC/ELC
> boxes for those parts ?
> -- Curt
>> On Tuesday, January 14, 2003, at 05:21 AM, Jochen Kunz wrote:
>>>> I have some Sun SLC/ELC cpu boards.
>>> [...]
>>>> I've been keeping these around in case I had an SLC/ELC to the
>>>> collection, but SLC/ELC is low on my desired collectibles, so
>>>> if there is interest let me know... FS or FT.
>>> You know that you can operate a SLC / ELC board without the machine?
>>> You
>>> only need to feed +5 / +12 / -12 V (the later only for the RS232) to 
>>> it
>>> to run. I mounted a ELC board in an external SCSI enclosure together
>>> with a disk, CDROM and CDRecorder. Makes a perfect toaster with 
>>> NetBSD.
>>   Yes a friend of mine built a card cage and ran about ten of them 
>> from
>> one power supply several years ago.  He used them for web servers at
>> his [then small and home-grown] ISP.  They worked very well; I was
>> always envious of that setup!

Dave McGuire           "She's a cheek pincher.  I have scars."
St. Petersburg, FL                          -Gary Nichols

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