[rescue] FW: Voyager framebuffer?

Bob rjtoegel at verizon.net
Wed Oct 6 21:35:37 CDT 2010

Maybe they used a color board but a monochrome screen.  I have a color one fully working with the matching carry bag.  This sucker is heavy to carry around.  I just wish I could get  the battery pack open to replace the cells.  A future project is to get a bigger hard drive in it.


Oct 6, 2010 12:03:14 AM, rescue at sunhelp.org wrote:


On 10/05/2010 11:54 PM, Ian King wrote:
>> Mine is monochrome, and the sbus probe in OpenBoot shows it as a bwthree. 
>Never heard of a bwthree. I've heard of a cgthree, but that's a color
>framebuffer. Maybe you've got a prototype? I've never seen one of the
>monochrome units, so I can't say.
>> Are there really that few of these in the wild?  I saw one on eBay - non-working, 
>without a keyboard or mouse, for $500 (!).  
>There aren't too many in the wild working and complete with their
>keyboard/mouse. Ebay's pricing is absurd for the broken ones, given that
>the keyboard is generally the unobtanium part.
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