[rescue] Help with Sun 3's
mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Dec 26 00:21:14 CST 2018
On 12/25/18 10:50 PM, Daniel Salive wrote:
> Wow! Thanks for the responses everyone! Merry Christmas as well.
> I tried to get a little further with this yesterday and could not find my
> null-modem cable, and since both the wyse 60 I have and the sun 3 use female
> db-25 connectors, and all of the cables I could find here are also female, I
> had no luck hooking anything to anything else. A friend of mine has the one
> I had previously mentioned using, and I plan on getting it from him tomorrow,
> and giving this a go tomorrow afternoon.
> The documentation and instruction everyone has provided here will be very
> helpful! I do know a bit about electronics, though less than I'd like to
> know. I have some basic componentry, a multimeter, and a soldering iron here,
> so I should be able to figure out a cable, even if that means building it
> myself instead of waiting for one to show up from amazon.
> Once I can get these displaying the banner screen, then I'll move on to
> figuring out if they'll display on a monitor/keyboard, new PROM batteries and
> making them talk to the big external SCSI drives they came with!
Are you anywhere near Pittsburgh? If so, I can probably help with
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
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