[rescue] FREE Sun, SGI, TRS-80 (Boston)

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Thu Oct 9 18:51:42 CDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-10-09 at 17:07, Dave McGuire wrote:
> On Thursday, October 9, 2003, at 03:26 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. wrote:
> >>> This is in the original 330 case, right ?  Has 3 VME slots and the
> >>> boards drop down in vertically under a cover on the top.... (versus
> >>> the old VME chassis which had the cards slide in from the rear),
> >>> correct ?
> >>
> >> Yea this is the top-inserting case.
> >
> > Nice case... if only it had an extra VME slot or too... I have a
> > 3400 cpu (sun3x 33mhz 68030 ... last and fastest of the sun3/3x line),
> > memory, rare VX/MVX graphics, and the like.... but I need a bigger
> > VME chassis (than the 3 X/110 chassis I have) to play with them... :-(
>    That chassis actually has five VME slots...two of which are 6U slots 
> off on one side.  It only has three "full size" (9U) slots though.

I forgot about the 6U slots... probably because I don't know of anything
that actually ever used them..... all the VME stuff I have is 9U.

That's why I want a X/150 enclosure.... however my luck at procuring one
has been dismal :-(.

>    There are also two other slots that are specific to memory boards...I 
> don't know if they carry any real VME signals or not though.

I don't think they do... the memory boards for there are specific to the
4300 system and only work with that.  The one I sold had both slots
populate with memory expansion boards.

>          -Dave

-- Curt

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