[hackspacebristol] Free things if you want them!

Nathan Dumont lists at nathandumont.com
Tue Apr 23 20:13:48 UTC 2013


Okay, the server is yours too.

If anyone is interested in the heat sink or old printer let me know by this
time tomorrow please.

Nathan


On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 9:15 PM, Ben Cox <ben at benjojo.co.uk> wrote:

>  I think a friend of mine has a use for the server if no one else is
> going to take it.
>
> Sent from my Windows Phone
>  ------------------------------
> From: Nathan Dumont <lists at nathandumont.com>
> Sent: 22/04/2013 20:15
> To: Bristol UK Hackspace <hackspacebristol at lists.aktivix.org>
>
> Subject: Re: [hackspacebristol] Free things if you want them!
>
>  So the monitor and vero case are gone.
>
> Adam:  The server is entirely unsuitable for use in the space or I would
> already have donated it, and as the hardware is a different grade from
> normal desktop PCs the components are not generally interchangeable.
>
>
> On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 8:01 AM, adam armfield <adamairmailed at yahoo.com>wrote:
>
>> sounds like one of the hackspace pcs has problems so your server might do
>> for  a replacement - or some of the bits at least.
>>
>> All the best
>>
>> Adam
>>   ------------------------------
>>  *From:* Nathan Dumont <lists at nathandumont.com>
>> *To:* Bristol UK Hackspace <hackspacebristol at lists.aktivix.org>
>> *Sent:* Sunday, 21 April 2013, 22:54
>> *Subject:* Re: [hackspacebristol] Free things if you want them!
>>
>> Ben, by "rackmount enclosure stuff" I assume you mean just the Vero case,
>> did you want the old server I bought as a cheap rack case too?  Just so I'm
>> clear what's gone.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Nathan
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 6:09 PM, ben at benjojo.co.uk <ben at benjojo.co.uk>wrote:
>>
>> I’ll take the Rack Mount enclosure stuff.
>>
>> Sent from Windows Mail
>>
>>  *From:* Nathan Dumont
>> *Sent:* 21 April 2013 17:38
>> *To:* Bristol UK Hackspace
>> *Subject:* [hackspacebristol] Free things if you want them!
>>
>> Clearing out for the move I'm re-assessing how many of my hoarded project
>> parts are ever going to get used.  If anyone is interested in any of the
>> following let me know and I can bring them to the space on Thursday, if not
>> they're going to the tip next weekend!
>>
>> 1 x Vero brand 2 U rack-mountable project enclosure.
>>
>> The rack mounting is optional so it can be a desk top unit with feet
>> instead.  The front panel is brand new, blank aluminium ready for use, the
>> back has various connectors pre-punched (D-type and BNC I think).
>>
>>
>> 1 x Scythe "Ninja" passive CPU cooler.
>>
>> Suitable for an AMD socket CPU, it's a 6 inch cube of fins and heat
>> pipes.  Cooled a 3GHz AMD x64 processor back in the bad old days where
>> watts weren't counted.  Might work well for a peltier based project, should
>> fit a 120mm cooling fan for added cooling but I'm not sure if I've still
>> got the clips.
>>
>>
>> 1 x Dual Opteron 2.2GHz 2U rack server.
>>
>> It's actually two separate processor sockets, 2GB of registered ECC RAM
>> for each processor and a big hardware raid controller for the available 4
>> SATA drive slots.  The power supply is not original and might be
>> unreliable. I bought it off eBay for the case mainly but never got around
>> to building anything into it.  It has a management card with a LANTRONIX
>> x-port serial to ethernet adapter which I will be keeping if this goes to
>> the dump.
>>
>>
>> Epson inkjet printer got a spare black cartridge.
>>
>> It prints card okay last time I used it.  They stopped making cartridges
>> for this a few years ago so it's useless once the colour one runs out (it
>> won't print with one cartridge if I remember).  Not been stripped so it
>> might have a motor or two in it of some value.
>>
>>
>> Dell server monitor.
>>
>> It was a 1U rackmount console monitor but the keyboard tray didn't
>> survive the trip into a skip.  This has been adapted to just be a monitor,
>> it's got no stand but the chasis is practically bullet proof.  It's got a
>> VGA plug and a flying lead for a DC jack power connector.
>>
>> Let me know if you want any of it ASAP!
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Nathan
>>
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