[rescue] SS Voyager cable info sought

Don Y dgy at DakotaCom.Net
Mon Aug 21 15:43:10 CDT 2006

der Mouse wrote:
> Thanks to a list-acquaintance's kindness, I now have a SPARCstation
> Voyager.  It's a really nice little machine.
> But!  (You knew there would be a "but", didn't you? :)
> I have two mains power bricks and one battery pack, all suitable for
> fitting into the power compartment.  But I have no way to charge the
> battery.  Based on what doc I have, I gather this would normally be
> done by putting the battery in the machine and connecting a cable
> between a mains power brick and a connector on the back of the machine,
> powering the machine and charging the battery at the same time.  (I
> speculate that I could also connect directly to the battery, to charge
> it in isolation, but that's speculation.)
> However, I don't have that cable, and the person who sent me the
> machine tells me he never had it either.
> First, then, does anyone have such a cable looking for a home?  (I
> don't really expect any;one does, but would feel stupid if I didn't ask
> and it turned out someone did. :-)
> Second, absent that, does anyone know the pinout?  I'm not afraid to
> bring out those connections on the machine to another, external,
> connector, and likewise on the power brick...if I can be confident I'll
> be getting the pinout right.

Have you pulled down the Voyager manual from sun.com?
There is a section in there with pinouts of the various
connectors (I'd have to check to see if what you want
is in there... I don't have a battery pack on my Voyager)

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