Cray J932SE (was Re: Straight 8 up on Ebay just now)

ethan at ethan at
Tue Jul 19 11:18:47 CDT 2016

> The other thing that's not trivial is that if you make a mistake, you will
> likely either: 1. Die.  2. Burn down your house. 3. Ruin some expensive
> and rare gear.
> To me, that all sounds like a helluva pain and != trivial. Then again, I'm
> a software guy. What do I know? :-P

Some fun pics:
30A 208 pulled from panel temporary to run argon laser. That was before I 
installed the 36KvA UPS. The little power supply in the back takes in 3 
phase 208A @ 30A and uses 2 gallons a minute of water, then drops like 70 
amps of DC at 60V or something to the laser. Something really nasty and 

There might be other pics on my flickr of the Cray through the years at

Had 4, sold 3, kept one for years... but it's up for sale cause 
hobbies/interests have changed a bit and storage space/power (still have 
more than my fair share of older computers.) I work near all the 
datacenters in Ashburn Virginia and I've been tempted to see about finding 
some space for it. The buildings often have a ton of unused space.

Ethan O'Toole

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