Re: Lisa jackpot!

From: Timothy Allsop <starwars123456710_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 2007 13:18:10 -0700 (PDT)

STOP EMAILING ME Blair Aakre <baakre_at_email.domain.hidden> wrote: Steve,
Yea, there was a ton of stuff! My VW Golf was pretty well packed. If there is a way to get the Xenix disk images from you, I would be interested in doing so. I don't seem to have the media and would hate to botch up the current install.

I found some 25pin SCSI cables that have male connectors on both ends. I believe these should work, as they are wired straight through. I will need to cut a pin on the Lisa end though.


On Apr 1, 2007, at 9:18 PM, Steve Hatle wrote:

> On 4/1/07 8:52 PM, "Blair Aakre" wrote:
>> Well, I think so anyway. I found a local guy who had a stash of 5
>> Lisa systems in a storage locker.
> Blair,
> Nicely done! By chance are you in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area?
> There was a
> recent posting on the Mpls Craigslist from a person with multiple
> Lisas. I
> asked him about parts, but he wanted to sell the whole batch. I
> believe the
> posting is gone, now.
> I didn't follow up, since I have my own gaggle of Lisa gear, and
> adding more
> would cause "issues" at home :-)
> The SCO Xenix disk images are out there, or I have them if you need
> them.
> While I don't have the original media, I _do_ have the original
> documentation for this, in many, many three ring binders. I should
> have a
> cheat sheet on how to install...
> Profile cables aren't hard- get some D25 crimp-on ends, and lengths
> of 26
> conductor ribbon cable. You should be able to find both at Radio
> Shack. You
> have to clip down the 26th wire to get it to fit into the crimp. I
> honestly
> can't remember if you invert the connector or not (pin 1-25 or pin
> 1-1) but
> perhaps another lister can clarify. I could dig out a cable if you
> need me
> to.
> You can also connect an external profile to the internal Widget
> connector-
> you just need the correct "squared" crimp-on connector for the
> internal
> connection. Works like a charm.
> Let me know if you need any hints from the SCO docs, or for me to
> eyeball a
> cable for the correct orientation- and if you are in Minneapolis,
> maybe we
> can talk about a few parts :-)
> Steve
> >

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