Spring cleaning - hardware give-away
J. Seth Henry
jshamlet at comcast.net
Sun Jun 1 15:19:38 PDT 2003
I live near Baltimore, Maryland (US) ZIP is 21113
On Sun, 1 Jun 2003, MaryAnne Olsen wrote:
> What is your zip code?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "J. Seth Henry" <jshamlet at comcast.net>
> To: <hardware at freebsd.org>; <questions at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Sunday, June 01, 2003 4:37 PM
> Subject: Spring cleaning - hardware give-away
> > I have a bit of functional, but older equipment I hate to throw away, but
> > no longer have the space to keep. If anyone is interested, it's yours for
> > the price of (actual) shipping. Some of this stuff might be able to go on
> > eBay (and may, if no one claims any of it), but I'd rather see if any of
> > my fellow FreeBSD users/fans are interested first.
> > 1) Old vinum disk array. Contains 11 Seagate ST32550WD (HVD differential)
> > SCSI hard disks, a 20MB/s HVD/LVD converter, HVD terminator, and beefy
> > power supply. There is a cut out for a 8" fan, but the fan has long since
> > gone out. However, the mounting hardware for the fan and filter remain.
> > I used this in college to store MP3's, and as far as I know, they are
> > still on the array.
> > Weighs approximately 35 pounds - I can probably be talked into breaking
> > this up if you don't want all of the disks, or are only interested in the
> > SCSI converter, etc.
> > 2) 15 meter (yes, meters) HVD SCSI cable. It's long, folks. Originally I
> > picked this up on eBay so I could keep the above array in a different room
> > (for noise reasons).
> > Somewhere around 5-6 pounds
> > 3) CIT 224 serial terminal. Supports VT52/100/200 terminal modes, and can
> > operate (reliably) up to 9600 baud. 19200 is supported, but has problems.
> > I currently use it as a "head" for my headless server, but am looking to
> > replace it with an X terminal that draws just as much juice, and has a
> > GUI :) The keyboard is a tad yellow, but otherwise fine. It's previous
> > life was spent monitoring a router, so there may be some faint burn-in.
> > Probably 10-15 pounds with keyboard.
> > 4) Symbios UW HVD SCSI controller. I'm trying to ditch all my HVD SCSI
> > gear, and this is the last controller on hand. Great if you want the above
> > array, but don't have an HVD controller. It is supported by FreeBSD (works
> > great too)
> > 5) Voodoo 2 3D graphics accelerator - with passthrough cable. Still holds
> > up for older games. I may even have the SLI cable somewhere, though I only
> > have the one card.
> > 6) Digi Digiboard PC/4e with DB9 (male) breakout cable. This is the older
> > ISA version of the card. In excellent condition (was bought new), but
> > replaced with PCI card after a server upgrade. This board is well
> > supported by FreeBSD - it formed the communications portion of a home
> > automation controller for some time. No manuals or disks, though - long
> > since lost in moves.
> > 7) Analog Devices SHARC ez-kit lite development kit. Comes with
> > development board, power supply, and CD-ROM with software. I thought I was
> > going to get into programming DSP's, and bought the kit - but later
> > decided home automation was my thing. Works great, has stereo input and
> > output. Great for home-made equalizers or effects boxes, though it is a
> > tad underpowered.
> > 2-3 pounds (mostly the power supply)
> > 8) Motorola MC68ICS05P microcontroller development kit. Comes with lots of
> > interesting stuff, including the dev board. This part is well supported by
> > free tools, including from Motorola. Perfect for a senior design project -
> > unfortunately, I've already got a MSEE, and I don't plan on using this
> > kit anymore.
> > 9) Paralan NARROW HVD-SE SCSI converter. Mounted in a 5.25" chassis, it
> > allows you to attach normal narrow SCSI devices to a HVD SCSI controller
> > (or vice versa). It is presently configured to terminate, but this can be
> > changed with jumpers.
> > More stuff may be dredged up as I finish Spring cleaning, but that's it
> > for now.
> > First come, first served - and remember, all you have to come up with is
> > shipping. I'd just like to see this gear end up in the hands of someone
> > who could use it.
> > Later,
> > Seth Henry
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