MicroVAX I

From: Witchy <witchy_at_binarydinosaurs.co.uk>
Date: Wed Jan 7 15:10:40 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk-bounces_at_classiccmp.org
> [mailto:cctalk-bounces_at_classiccmp.org]On Behalf Of Joe
> Sent: 07 January 2004 20:52
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> Subject: Re: MicroVAX I
> old SGI Reality Engine II a couple of years ago. After checking
> it he found
> that it had five original style PSUs in it and that they were prone to
> catching fire. Even though it was an old machine SGI came to his house and
> replaced the PSUs with five brand new ones at no charge. It turns out that
> the PSUs (especially NEW ones) are worth CONSIDERABLY more than what he
> paid for the entire machine.

Heh, but could you imagine HP coming to Witchy Towers to replace a wiring
harness they probably have no stocks of in a machine they almost certainly
have no knowlege of these days? :) Even my local Digital office as-was
wouldn't have a stock of those....


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