Ouch, but 2 Perqs out.

dave.g4ugm at gmail.com dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Sun Dec 13 05:29:05 CST 2020

There might be info here


You don't have mini DAO??



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> Subject: Ouch, but 2 Perqs out.
> This was a long day. Went over to the house and started working on getting
> the Perqs out of the basement. I've been moving smaller stuff to make room
> and it was time.
> First up was a Perq1 chassis that just had the big disk drive in it, side and rear
> panels. I figured it was lightest and after taking off the sides and top was able
> to lift it and carry it up steps. Still heavy and bulky, but it made room and a
> path to get to the second one.
> The second one was a mess but a lot heavier: It still had the card cage in it
> and I was not going to be able to lift. So I figured out how to take the sides,
> top, front, back, and bottom (pounds are made of ounces) and then spottted
> the screws that hold the card cage and power supply in the box. Bless the
> people at perq, those two screws out and you can lift the cage out the side of
> the box.
> The card cage without cards (took them out to lighten) was heavy but I got it
> up the steps. Then with a herculean amount of effort I managed to carry the
> rest of the box up, followed by the sides, top, front, back, and bottom plates.
> There are still two more Perqs down there. They have heavier front plates (I
> was able to take them off) with real shielding. They were different designs,
> so they were not Perq1s and they are not the same as each other.
> Question: Are there any pictures of other types of Perqs?
> Unfortunately they are still buried under old Sun gear and a Vaxserver of
> some sort. So I'll have to think about those, but they will need to come apart
> as well.
> Question: Do the card cages and stuff come off the later Perqs as well?
> Also got two different types of keyboards that say Perq, and a monitor that
> looks like a big fat white Vetrex and says Three Rivers.
> Question: What does a Perq mouse look like?
> At least this stuff will not be junked. I'll take pictures and such tomorrow and
> throw a tarp over everything tonight because I'm too tired to get it out of the
> truck.
> I swore off high-mass hobbies for a reason....

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