[rescue] SparcPlug Docco?

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 15 21:11:16 CDT 2003

--- Al Potter <apotter at spankingnuns.com> wrote:
> lionel4287 at yahoo.com said:
> >> Because this makes a Sparc out of a PC, my Karma should now be at
> >> least neutral....
> > Al, this would turn a drive enclosure into a SPARC - I think
> > everyone here would agree that a PC is <> SCSI drive enclosure. ;^)
> It is set up to go into a PC or Server cabinet.  The plug itself is
> 5.25 FH, 
> and wants an ATX (I think, not positive hence the need for dox) PS 
> connector; a PS came with mine.  The IO board is set up like a PC
> expansion 
> card, but with no traces linking the card to the bus.  All the IO
> goes out 
> the ass end of the card.

I thought they just connected up with a "drive" power connector,
everything else was run through SCSI, Ethernet and sound & Serial as
the outputs..
> This one was less than $100, with a Ross HS proc (speed TBD), 128 MB
> of ram, a 2g HD, the ribbon cables and IO card.
> I call that affordable...

Were I to see that same deal, I would have jumped on it to, just for
the novelty of it!

Great catch!


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