NOS Bare Boards: What to do?

From: Ward Donald Griffiths III <>
Date: Tue Apr 7 14:03:38 1998

Sam Ismail wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Apr 1998, Jeff Kaneko wrote:
> > I have a NOS SwTPc 6800 MP-A CPU board. This was the first SS-50
> > 6800 CPU available, and only the second 6800 CPU board of any stripe
> > available from anyone AFAIK (Moto was first, of course).
> >
> > Here's the wrinkle: It's an unbuilt, BARE board. Given the somewhat
> > historic nature of this article, what would you do? Build it as
> > originally designed (most of the parts are still available), or
> > leave the board blank, as is?
> If you're going to use it, build it. If not, keep it around for show
> until you truly need it. Then build it.

I'd suggest at least stockpiling the components while they're still
available whether immediate assembly is planned or not -- it'll help
establish which parts _aren't_ available and need to be scrounged for.
Ward Griffiths
They say that politics makes strange bedfellows.
Of course, the main reason they cuddle up is to screw somebody else.
				Michael Flynn, _Rogue Star_
Received on Tue Apr 07 1998 - 14:03:38 BST

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