[hackspacebristol] Free things if you want them!

David Wyatt david at davidwyatt.me.uk
Wed Apr 24 22:32:54 UTC 2013


Nathan,

In case this reaches you in time, I'll take the heatsink if it's still
going - speaking of Peltier projects, I might use it to have another go
at a Peltier-cooled cloud chamber I tried a little while ago!

I should be along tomorrow to take it off your hands.

Many thanks,

David

On 23/04/2013 21:13, Nathan Dumont wrote:
> 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
> <mailto: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 <mailto:lists at nathandumont.com>
>     Sent: 22/04/2013 20:15
>     To: Bristol UK Hackspace <mailto: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 <mailto: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
>         <mailto:lists at nathandumont.com>>
>         *To:* Bristol UK Hackspace <hackspacebristol at lists.aktivix.org
>         <mailto: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
>         <mailto:ben at benjojo.co.uk> <ben at benjojo.co.uk
>         <mailto: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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