×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Contact US

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

Prosignia 500

Prosignia 500

Prosignia 500

(OP)
Are Prosignia 500 easy to find parts for? I have an offer whre I can buy a case with a P-90 chip in and want to know what I would need to make it functional.

Thanks
Erik

RE: Prosignia 500

Parts should be available through VARs and Compaq a well as on the "Scrap" market. The box is an EISA or PCI box and should be able to use new as well as vintage parts. SCSI cables and compatible drives are a problem only on the built in SCSI due to the age of the box. Using a newer SCSI card (UW-2 but not a 3 as it won't be able to register as more than a 2) should make finding drives and cables easier. Compaq supplies BIOS upgrades (ROMPAQs) and drivers (Softpaqs) on their website. Memory is available from lots of vendors like PNY and Compaq. Compatibility can be devined from reading the tech specs available on Compaq's support site.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close