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Message 1615513 - Posted: 17 Dec 2014, 22:54:18 UTC
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Help SETI@home and own a piece of SETI@home history! Check out these auctions of SETI@home museum pieces
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Message 1615636 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014, 3:49:48 UTC

I wish I could but no shipping is a large problem. I'm sure there are people that would be willing to pay for shipping costs.

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Message 1615676 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014, 8:32:58 UTC

May not ship to Netherlands.. too bad then. Own a piece of Seti history, but only if you live in the USA. And have the money. :)

More wondering what's inside these servers. All have the same photos of dust in strategic places, but no explanation on what's actually inside them. So either it's an expensive paper weight, or it'll just gather more dust.
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Message 1615678 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014, 8:37:36 UTC - in response to Message 1615676.  
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May not ship to Netherlands.. too bad then. Own a piece of Seti history, but only if you live in the USA. And have the money. :)

More wondering what's inside these servers. All have the same photos of dust in strategic places, but no explanation on what's actually inside them. So either it's an expensive paper weight, or it'll just gather more dust.

May not ship to UK either!

If you click on the pic it takes you to another page click where there is a generic set of pics, but is does show the insides.


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Message 1615712 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014, 10:01:56 UTC

I guess since I already ship Anni Shirts around the world, I could sort out the shipping problem too on those bits.
Just glad the Uni and Seti got the ownership bit sorted.
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Message 1615714 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014, 10:10:09 UTC

No items left in the auction anyway. All gone fast.
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Message 1615719 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014, 10:22:26 UTC - in response to Message 1615714.  
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No items left in the auction anyway. All gone fast.

Not sure where you are looking but I still see 5 days left to go.

Plus a new addition

Agilent 16555A timing module

Uli, I really don't think you would want to get into shipping servers around the world!!
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Message 1615835 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014, 17:12:36 UTC - in response to Message 1615719.  

Might just be worth it just to get a tour of the facility if nothing else, lol. Not sure what I would do with a server though...hmm.
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Message 1615867 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014, 18:07:41 UTC
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Wow they are old I have crunched work off these server. 486 chipped machines long ago. and up graded as faster chips come out had to go with AMD cheaper
than Intel. now I run it at 5 MHz. Oops I guess you know how old I'm am.
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Frequency 5016.66 MHz (25 * 200.67 MHz)
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Message 1615938 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014, 20:18:56 UTC

Wow! I had thought these were long gone.

I wonder if one of the computing museums would be interested in having these for display. Perhaps they would be able to collect them if someone wanted to bid on them & then donate them to such a museum.
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Message 1616003 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014, 23:15:02 UTC - in response to Message 1615938.  

Wow! I had thought these were long gone.

I wonder if one of the computing museums would be interested in having these for display. Perhaps they would be able to collect them if someone wanted to bid on them & then donate them to such a museum.

Well I know that this lot would take them

The National Museum of Computing

But that's a bit far away, so how about here.

Computer History Museum California
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Message 1616006 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014, 23:22:38 UTC

These computers are rather ordinary and don't have any historical value right now. Mind you should we ever decipher a signal from ET, their 'value' would jump through the roof.
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Message 1616012 - Posted: 18 Dec 2014, 23:34:05 UTC - in response to Message 1616006.  

These computers are rather ordinary and don't have any historical value right now. Mind you should we ever decipher a signal from ET, their 'value' would jump through the roof.

Not really as they would not necessarily be the servers that were involved.

Were these not the "original SETI@Home Classic servers, if so they are historical as being part of the first distributed computer project that led to BOINC.

I know when I visited The National Computer Center at Bletchely they were keen to get hold of any and all old computers especially if they had a known history.
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Message 1616055 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014, 3:44:24 UTC

Sun 450's - the ultimate server chassis for a beer fridge! I sincerely hope they're on wheels...
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Message 1616060 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014, 4:09:00 UTC

I don't know if it's because I don't live in USA (I'm in Canada...) but I don't see ANY items. The Ebay page tells me that there are 0 items for sale.
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Message 1616063 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014, 4:16:27 UTC - in response to Message 1615712.  

I guess since I already ship Anni Shirts around the world, I could sort out the shipping problem too on those bits.
Just glad the Uni and Seti got the ownership bit sorted.
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Thank you Bernie for setting me straight. At 205lb, shipping cost would be outrages.
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Message 1616161 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014, 8:43:32 UTC - in response to Message 1616060.  

I don't know if it's because I don't live in USA (I'm in Canada...) but I don't see ANY items. The Ebay page tells me that there are 0 items for sale.
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Well I am in the UK and see the page.

Are you using this Auction of SETI@Home museum pieces

Sun 450's - the ultimate server chassis for a beer fridge! I sincerely hope they're on wheels...

See my pic a few post back.
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Message 1616252 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014, 12:36:47 UTC - in response to Message 1616161.  

If you buy 2 of them, you could get a glas top made engraved with a world for a top and make a really cool coffe table :D

Actually shipping isn't that bad to go over seas. there are lots of companys that ship random things, mostly in palet crates. Get it on a pallet, truck is to the boat, and off you go.

And it's a hell of a lot cheaper than a plane. Just don't expect it over night.
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Message 1616254 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014, 12:50:18 UTC

BTW, who generates the times on the plts at http://setistats.haveland.com/index.html ?

Their times are 1 hour ahead.

And is that one of the better sites to use for watching Neil's great work progress come alive?
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Message 1616259 - Posted: 19 Dec 2014, 13:06:11 UTC - in response to Message 1615678.  
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Apparently the picture is not clickable.

Is that black on the white cables because of tear and wear?

Except for that, this looks like a great machine.

It probably needs either the img or url tag or attribute, or possibly both, but testing it out with the Preview button only (I leave the rest for you), I noticed that when using both url and img, the left "[" became deleted when making one line of it (it ends up on two lines in the posting box, even when compressed).

If using both url and img, I guess url should come first, next img.

For now I do not know what is the correct syntax here.

BTW: Some nice pictures there in the photoalbum on Photobucket.

Only had a quick glance by now.

Goes to show that the UK is not only cities and villages but nature as well.
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