[rescue] Downsizing

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Mon Apr 7 20:00:45 CDT 2008

Dan Duncan wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 6, 2008 at 9:37 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr.
> <rescue at hawkmountain.net> wrote:
>>  Note, the Crystal computers listed below are rackmount PCs that use PICMG
>>  SBCs.  They are not 19" rackmount, but instead go into a Crystal rack
>> mounting
>>  'system'.
> What is required to interface with one of these Crystal computers?

They are PCs.  To learn more about Crystal go to www.crystalpc.com.

They use PICMG backplanes and can take any PICMG SBC (single board computer)
that will fit in them (and doesn't exceed the power supplies output of 
course (no
different from any other computer in that regard)).

Here is the Cyrstal CS500:


and the CS900:


The 3 CS500s I have are used, but the CS900 is new (I bought it from 
Crystal before
the 'cube' PC form factor and then never used it (sigh)).

-- Curt

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