DECStation 5000/240 how to open?

From: Dave McGuire <>
Date: Thu Nov 4 18:29:38 1999

On Thu, 04 Nov 1999, Chuck McManis wrote:
> 1) How do you open the 5000? I unscrewed the big knurled screw
> in the back/middle of the case but it is still stuck together
> like ants on honey.

  It's just stuck. Give it some elbow grease...pull the top cover toward the
front of the machine.

> 2) The 3100 is stuffed with RAM, but I'm not sure what kind of
> RAM. Are the 3100 (and 5000) simms "standard?" (ie could I
> put them in a PC to get a size number, or better yet is there
> a number->size translation somewhere?)

  80-pin 2mb or 8mb SIMMs, proprietary. I don't have part numbers handy at the
moment, though...

                 -Dave McGuire
Received on Thu Nov 04 1999 - 18:29:38 GMT

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