Searching for Sun2 and Sun3 bits and bobs- a long-running project approaches completion!

Geoffrey Reed tregare at
Sun Feb 25 04:41:52 CST 2018

On 2/24/18, 2:46 PM, "cctalk on behalf of Ian via cctalk"
<cctalk-bounces at on behalf of cctalk at> wrote:

>Hi folks,
>I recently, on a trip to Oregon, finally got a compatible ECL monitor for
>my Sun 2. It came with a rather nice Sun 3/260, which I¹d like to run as
>So I thought I¹d put out a beg here- I¹m so close to finishing this.
>I need to shake loose a keyboard and mouse for a Sun 2.
>Would anyone be willing to sell me one? I¹m not expecting a handout; they
>would be paid for and well loved.
>On a related note, I¹d love to run the 3/260 as well: What I¹d like to do
>for that is hunt down a Sun color framebuffer for it so I can use a more
>common display. (and of course, enjoy the wonders of color).
>I¹m not sure what the options there are, but I have a nice scan converter
>so just about any compatible color framebuffer will do. I can then
>totally repurpose the monitor I¹ve just found for my 2/120.
>So, in the words of another immortal list member, ³advice     hints ????²
>Thanks in advance,
>- I

id recommend either a CGtwo-VME 501-1014 or the 3rd party matrox vme for
the sun 3 series.

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