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Prosignia 500

Prosignia 500

Prosignia 500

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.


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.

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