WTB: Solbourne computer

Alan Perry aperry at snowmoose.com
Wed May 23 10:58:59 CDT 2018

You are correct. I misremembered this section from 
>       Why don't Sun keyboards work? What about mice?
> None of the Sun keyboards will work with the Solbourne and vice versa. 
> At best they won't work; at worst you might short something, depending 
> on the model. In addition to different signaling, the Solbourne 
> keyboards have different scan codes and earlier ones have more keys as 
> well.
> The Sun-3 optical mouse (with the RJ-11 plug) can connect to the 
> "Cherry" Solbourne 102691 keyboard and will work, butneeds adjustment 
> <https://www.floodgap.com/retrobits/solace/shack/Compatability.html#Mice>due 
> to the lower resolution.

On 5/23/18 8:46 AM, Warner Losh wrote:
> Iorc, the mice are sun compatable,  but that may just be for the IDT 
> workstation. I have a recollection that they are also compatable with 
> the Series 4, 5 and 5e I/O boards. I know a guy that I used to work 
> with there that will know for sure. I'll ask him. He still has a 
> series 5e in service...
> Warner
> On Wed, May 23, 2018, 8:51 AM Alan Perry via cctalk 
> <cctalk at classiccmp.org <mailto:cctalk at classiccmp.org>> wrote:
>     There are some that a recycler has been trying to sell on eBay.
>     However, they need a special mouse and keyboard and that seller
>     has none.
>     alan
>     > On May 23, 2018, at 2:18 AM, Kevin Bowling via cctalk
>     <cctalk at classiccmp.org <mailto:cctalk at classiccmp.org>> wrote:
>     >
>     > Looks neat, anyone have one of these things they'd sell me?  I'm in
>     > the US Southwest, can ship or travel a bit.
>     >
>     > Regards,
>     > Kevin

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