[rescue] Raster flex SBus card anyone?

Peter Stokes peter at ashlyn.co.uk
Wed Jun 29 12:20:19 CDT 2016

Hi Romain

Answers below....

On 29 Jun 2016, at 17:48, Romain Dolbeau <romain at dolbeau.org> wrote:

> 2016-06-29 8:16 GMT+02:00 Peter Stokes <peter at ashlyn.co.uk>:
>> I am trying to match a customer's system.
> What is the base system era ? (SS1/2, SS10, ...) That might give a clue as
> to the era of the framebuffer as well.
Sparc 5 system
>> So far just have a photo which
>> appears to show to 'double' board graphics Sbus card with two connections
> to
>> the outside world, one is presumably video, the other smaller similar to a
>> DB9, anyone know which card this may be?
> The only commonly available FB that I can remember with 13W3 and DB9 was
> the P4 CG6(?) for the 3/80... wrong era, I suppose.
>> Do not have a p/n yet, the customer sent me this photo which is of
> limited use
>> and the nos on top I suspect is a serial nos, not a P/N, but maybe not as
>> never bought a Rasterflex.
> Weird. Seems to me the bit on the left, protected by the plastic sheet, is
> a second layer of pcb. It has 4 rows of connections that seems to go
> downward, a bit similar to how a 501-1824 secondary memory expansion board
> connect to the base 501-1823 memory expansion board. And it seems higher
> than the right bit in the picture, connector-side.

>From what I can tell from the photo it is a 2 card setup, the connectors are
the interconnect I assume between the two cards and the lower board you cannot
see and has the Sbus connector, similar to that double width GS card from
> I'm very curious to find out what is in the mystery picture now :-)

So am I.....

> Cordially,
> --
> Romain Dolbeau
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