[rescue] Old Monitors

Barry Keeney barryk at chaoscon.com
Tue Feb 13 16:20:10 CST 2018

On Tue, 13 Feb 2018, JP Hindin wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Feb 2018, Dave McGuire wrote:
>> On 02/13/2018 04:29 PM, Ian Frost wrote:
>>> I have a small number of old Sun monochrome monitors, which Ibve managed 
>>> to
>>> keep working over the years despite a few capacitor blow outs, etc.
>>> Ibd really like to get one of the old Sun 17/19b colour monitors from 
>>> the
>>> early SPARC era - I had one but gave it away a decade or more ago.
>>> So many of the the old CRTs seem to have been recycled - I wonder if 
>>> anyone
>>> has one they would like to get rid off ?
>>> I can collect of course - Ibm based near London.
>>> Just out of interest - how many of these monitors are still around - 
>>> anyone
>>> still using them ?
>>  We have three or four at LSSM, in preparation for the opening of the
>> third exhibit floor which includes workstations.  Those monitors have
>> become very difficult to find, due of course to people trashing them.

    I know I could use one or two of the db9 mono's myself, for my 3/50's
and 3/60s I've got.

    Don't know if or how many of the older color monitors I've got, been
a while since I last looked. Like most they're large and heavy so people
didn't want to keep them around after a move or two...

Barry Keeney
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