[rescue] Head for a SparcStation 2
aijones2 at bsu.edu
Fri Sep 2 18:29:52 CDT 2005
From: John Lee <j.benlin.lee at gmail.com>
> A real honest to goodness LISP machine would be the coolest thing
> ever. You could even stay Sun-centric by getting the Symbolics UX-1200
> and plugging it into a VME bus Sun machine.
From: Joshua Boyd <jdboyd at jdboyd.net>
> MacIvory IIs can be had for about a grand I believe straight from
> Symbolics (I mean the complete setup of Mac, MacIvory, ethernet card,
> graphics card, and Symbolics ADB keyboard). So, while that is pricey,
> it isn't totally hard to get ahold of. Still, a grand is too much for
> me currently.
Symbolics, Inc., today, is three guys who work part time. They've long
since sold out of MacIvory IIIs, UX-1200s, and NPX-1000s.
However, they'll still sell you a UX-400 and the associated software, for
less than the cost of a MacIvory II. No warranty or support beyond DoA,
however, as apparently no one remembers anything about the UX-400 and
The UX-400 should work in any VME system running SunOS 4, 68k or SPARC.
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