What is this HP 9000/220?

From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh_at_ix.netcom.com>
Date: Fri Jan 2 00:51:55 1998

>A friend of mine dumped a small, meant-to-be-rack-mounted box that is
>marked as a Hewlett Packard 9000 220, (model 9920-A). It has several cards
>inside including a composite video car, a color output card, and one
>meant for the keyboard. I tried to find out something about it but haven't
>gotten very far, there were a few references to the auxiliary cards in
>articles posted on comp.sys.hp.hardware. It appears to be a 286 workstation
>maybe, and will boot, but I can't make out the prompts, since it won't sync
>on the only composite monitor I have with BNC input.
>Can anyone shed some light on this thing and what cann be done with it?

HP 9000's are PA-RISC based UNIX workstations running HP-UX. It probably
wants an HP monitor. I've seen Sun keyboards used on them, but am not sure
if a special mod is required for this.


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