HP Apollo Series 400

From: healyzh_at_aracnet.com <(healyzh_at_aracnet.com)>
Date: Thu Dec 2 17:30:31 1999

> Today I found several HP Apollo Series 400 Computers headed for the
> dumpster.
> These were used as I think some sort of Servers for a medical facility.
> There were 20 or 30 of them I only took 5..
> Opened them up and they each have a SCSI hard drive and I think 32MB RAM,
> However they have no Floppy drive, ISA or PCI slots in them..
> They support 3 serial ports, Parallel Port, SCSI Port, Kybd, Standard
> Network Interfaces, and Audio In and Audio Out.. They have a place for a
> second SCSI drive also in them.
> The Processor looks to be a Motorola 68040 I think..
> I hooked up my VGA monitor and powered up , but it appears to be out of
> sync, or a non-standard VGA out put. I could see part of a color screen, but
> the screen seemed out of sync and not really readable.
> Does anyone know what these are ?,
> And other than parts are they worth anything.?
> Can I do anything usefull with them.. ?
> Thanks,
> Phil

Have a look at the following URL. http://www.netbsd.org/Ports/hp300/

I think the intended monitors were fixed frequency, and most defintily not
standard VGA. You might get a good Multisync monitor to work. Also might
require sync on green. The URL above should give some info on that though.

Received on Thu Dec 02 1999 - 17:30:31 GMT

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