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Re: [N8VEM-S100:1081] Upcoming S-100 SMB Reorder
I have a vendor who has 5000 new parts in stock, working on quote...
On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 6:54 PM, yoda <yo...@r2d2.org> wrote:
> The TIL311's are much cheaper - 4 dollars vs 10 dollars for the HP displays
> so I doubt even at quantity you are going to get them significantly cheaper.
> On Tuesday, August 21, 2012 7:34:12 PM UTC-5, Tom Lafleur wrote:
>> maybe we can do a group order with UTsource to get the price of the HP
>> displays down... I'm looking for 22 of them...
>> On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 4:57 PM, Andrew Lynch <LYN...@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> > Hi! Good news! The S-100 System Monitor Board (SMB) and S-100 Bus
>> > Extender
>> > PCBs are on their way! We should be seeing them in about three weeks or
>> > so.
>> > That would be the second full week of September or so. Please note the
>> > S-100 SMB is actually *two* PCBs because the S-100 SMB base board is
>> > separate from the S-100 SMB display mezzanine boards which is a
>> > three-in-one
>> > board. Anyone confused yet? The S-100 SMB is one complicated board!
>> > All the S-100 SMB display mezzanine boards are joined together as one
>> > big
>> > PCB. The builder separates them into whatever one they would like to
>> > use.
>> > This is much less expensive than having three separate smaller boards
>> > and is
>> > a lot more flexible. However it also means most builders will end up
>> > with
>> > one or two PCBs they won't use.
>> > The HP5082-7340 displays can occasionally be found on ebay for a
>> > reasonable
>> > price. Also UTsource has them but you'll need to get a quote. There is
>> > someone on vintage-computer.com forums that sells them as well (Glitch?)
>> > for
>> > a very reasonable price. They can be tricky to find but still doable.
>> > I hope this helps! Thanks and have a nice day!
>> > Andrew Lynch
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: n8ve...@googlegroups.com [mailto:n8vem-
>> >> s1...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Paul Birkel
>> >> Sent: Saturday, August 18, 2012 6:15 AM
>> >> To: n8ve...@googlegroups.com
>> >> Subject: [N8VEM-S100:1049] Upcoming S-100 SMB Reorder
>> >> Regarding the upcoming S-100 SMB
>> >> (http://s100computers.com/My%20System%20Pages/SMB%20Board/S100%
>> >> 20Bus%20SMB.htm)
>> >> reorder, should we consider whether if there are no particular
>> >> advantages
>> > of
>> >> the expen$ive HP 5082-7340 displays (e.g.?
>> >> http://www.ebay.com/itm/5082-7340-Manu-HP-Encapsulation-DIP-8-5082-
>> >> 73xx-Hexadecimal-And-Numeric-/110933733537)
>> >> over the TIL displays that we drop the daughter board for the former as
>> >> a
>> >> means of shaving the total cost of the board-set a little?
>> >> paul
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