Powering Sun 3/60 without a chassis was Re: Sun 3/50 processor board and unknown processor

Josh Dersch derschjo at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 11:29:19 CST 2017

On 11/21/2017 9:04 AM, Charles Dickman via cctalk wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 21, 2017 at 1:51 AM, Mattis Lind <mattislind at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think this is a 3/60 processor. Not 3/50.
> I said 3/50 because that is what the silkscreen says. I found some
> picture online and the 3/50 was a different layout. It sure looks like
> a 3/60

The silkscreen reads "3/60" as clear as day...

> Looking at some online schematics it looks like the P3 96 pin DIN
> connector may only be for power. Is it possible to power this thing
> through that connector without a proper chassis?

Don't see why not.  You'll need to rig up the proper connection with 
some eurocard connectors, and provide a decent supply (I can't find any 
solid info, but I'd wager between 5 and 10A for +5v).

- Josh

> I know nothing about Sun hardware.
> -chuck

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