AlphaServer 2100s available
robert.jarratt at ntlworld.com
Wed Jul 22 13:40:13 CDT 2020
I would like to come to see it when you get it Dave. I wish I could take one too, I wonder if I could make room as the dimensions don't seem *that* huge.
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> Subject: RE: AlphaServer 2100s available
> 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
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> > Antonio Carlini
> > antonio at acarlini.com
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