AlphaServer 2100s available
dave.g4ugm at gmail.com
Tue Jul 21 16:15:54 CDT 2020
Happy to take one. Can collect. Be a nice companion for VAX and IBM P390. Keep hearing of Alphas but nothing has appeared.
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> Subject: AlphaServer 2100s available
> I have three AlphaServer 2100 systems in storage in the UK (Oxfordshire).
> The storage, however, is due to be demolished (soon, but no fixed date).
> I won't have room to store these three systems, so if anyone would be
> interested in offering them a home, then please get in touch!
> I can probably get some pictures in the next day or two.
> These systems were SMP Alphas and could sport as many as 4 CPUs. I'm not
> sure of the configuration of these systems but I can probably find that
> out soon.
> They have not been run since ~2003 so they may be in need of some TLC.
> OTOH they are not rusted to death so you have a chance of getting them
> back to life.
> Just so you know what you might be dealing with these systems are about:
> 700mm H x 430mm W x 810mm L.
> I can't find the weight in any of my references right now but they are
> very heavy. Three people can move them up a slight slope with some
> effort but you would not successfully lift it into a car (assuming that
> it would fit). I'm planning to dismantle them to move them (i.e. remove
> PSU/PSUs etc. until they are light enough to move). A tail-lift would
> probably be the sane way to go (and is, indeed, how they got to their
> current location.
> I'm hoping that someone can step forward and offer one or more of these
> machines a new home. Please contact me off-list (once you're sure you
> understand what you are getting into :-)).
> Antonio Carlini
> antonio at acarlini.com
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