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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby hamei » Tue Mar 04, 2014 5:18 pm

jimmer wrote: Et voila!

Are you a virulent anti-commonist, jimster ? 'cuz you're blocked by the gfw :shock:
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Unread postby vishnu » Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:51 pm

Jimmer, seriously, that chair? :shock: At least it would force you to get up and move around a lot because no one could stand to sit in it continuously, no matter how intense the coding session was... 8-)
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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby jimmer » Wed Mar 05, 2014 1:04 am

hamei wrote:
jimmer wrote: Et voila!

Are you a virulent anti-commonist, jimster ? 'cuz you're blocked by the gfw :shock:

Wow. A claim to fame. Not a virulent anti-communist, just some bloke with a webserver.

vishnu wrote:Jimmer, seriously, that chair? :shock: At least it would force you to get up and move around a lot because no one could stand to sit in it continuously, no matter how intense the coding session was... 8-)


That chair is actually a kiddie chair from IKEA, and it's there on purpose. I always set any swivvelly office chair to its lowest setting so that my back isn't arched as much over the keyboard and I can look more or less 'straight ahead' at the screen. Since adopting this low seating (many years ago now) I've never again had any issues with neck strain and backache after long sessions at the machine.
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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby hamei » Wed Mar 05, 2014 3:12 am

jimmer wrote:... just some bloke with a webserver.

I guess we just don't like your kind, fella. Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of the Republican Party ?
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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby jimmer » Wed Mar 05, 2014 3:26 am

hamei wrote:
jimmer wrote:... just some bloke with a webserver.

I guess we just don't like your kind, fella. Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of the Republican Party ?

Nope. Not a member of the GOP.

I have on occasion had tummyache after eating chinese food and may have had muttered some choice words referring to xxxxx and xxxxx and xxxxx and even xxxxx!

I guess Chinese SIGINT picked that up.
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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby Henry Dorsett Case » Sun Mar 16, 2014 10:04 am

After managing to fit a square peg into a round hole, the bulky middle part of my desk didn't seem to fit through the rather tiny opening in the floor of my man-cave, but with some ingenuity aka brute force we finally managed to haul it up there. After two days of heavy lifting in order to shove around all my machines (A good part of them is not visible in the picture - I have to tidy up the other half of the room before daring to take pictures) my little hideout finally reaches functional status...

Sorry for the poor quality of the picture, was an experiment with the panorama function of my cellphone.
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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby ClassicHasClass » Sun Mar 16, 2014 12:01 pm

Nice setup!
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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby mia » Sun Mar 16, 2014 12:32 pm

Haha, I did give mad scientists names at some point to my workstations (tesla, einstein, bore, feyman, and all) but I gave up when I had too many computers. I moved to periodic table element names now, so at least I learn something.
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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby Irinikus » Tue Jul 25, 2017 3:33 am

Some pics of my computer collection.

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:Onyx2:Quad R14K 500MHz, IR3, DG5-8 :Tezro:Quad R16K 700MHz, 8MB, V12, DCD, DM3 :Octane2:Dual R14K 600MHz, PCI Card Cage, V12 :320:Dual 1GHz PIII
:O2:R12K 400MHz, DCD :Indigo:R4400SC 150MHz, ELAN :Indigo2:R4400SC 200MHz, Extreme :Indy:R4400SC 200MHz, XZ :Indy:R5000SC 150MHz, 24Bit XL.
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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby jan-jaap » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:37 am

Irinikus wrote:Some pics of my computer collection.

That's quite a collection of systems you've got there. And I see you're a connaisseur of fine audio equipment as well :)
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To accentuate the special identity of the IRIS 4D/70, Silicon Graphics' designers selected a new color palette. The machine's coating blends dark grey, raspberry and beige colors into a pleasing harmony. (IRIS 4D/70 Superworkstation Technical Report)

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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby Irinikus » Tue Jul 25, 2017 4:42 am

Thanks Jan, :D

hi-fi is my first love, followed very closely by computers! :D

It's been a real journey to get each one of these machines to the state that they're in, but an incredibly enjoyable journey at that! :D
:Onyx2:Quad R14K 500MHz, IR3, DG5-8 :Tezro:Quad R16K 700MHz, 8MB, V12, DCD, DM3 :Octane2:Dual R14K 600MHz, PCI Card Cage, V12 :320:Dual 1GHz PIII
:O2:R12K 400MHz, DCD :Indigo:R4400SC 150MHz, ELAN :Indigo2:R4400SC 200MHz, Extreme :Indy:R4400SC 200MHz, XZ :Indy:R5000SC 150MHz, 24Bit XL.
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|d|i|g|i|t|a|l|...AlphaStation 255/300MHz.
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Apple................G3 Clamshell; G4 Sawtooth; G4 Quicksilver; G4 Mirror Doors; G5; Mac Pro 2013 (Trash can); 27 inch Cinema Display.
IBM..................486 DX-4 100MHz, 32Mb RAM, Creative Soundblaster 16-Bit, 1.44 Mb Disk drive, Creative 4X CD-ROM, 520Mb HDD.

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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby Y888099 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 6:41 am

I am quite sure that who collects a lot of objects in the same room just wants to expose how many they have! Like when we were teenagers and we collected football stickers.

I prefer collecting playboy magazines :lol:
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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby Irinikus » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:10 am

Y888099 wrote:I am quite sure that who collects a lot of objects in the same room just wants to expose how many they have! Like when we were teenagers and we collected football stickers.

I prefer collecting playboy magazines :lol:


Not actually, I'm beyond the state of being where I have to prove things to other people! I would rather just share with others who have similar interests.

This is a forum in which people who share a common interest (being computers) join to share and communicate with each other.

I enjoy collecting and restoring computers, among many other things and I would hope that other members on this forum would feel the same.

These machines, when fully restored are works of art and are well worth displaying. I have just taken pictures of where these machines are positioned in my home away from home (man cave) and I would love to see other peoples collections also displayed on this forum.

These machines have little practical value today besides being collected and restored to their original beauty, as their compute and graphical performance has been elapsed many times over by modern machines. So my question to you is the following: If you aren't a collector for what ever reason suits you, what are you posting on this site for?

You really need to change your state of mind, I have noticed that you seem to troll this site and that your comments on various other topics on this forum always appear to be negative! Why?

Enough with the negativity, My appeal the other proud members of this forum is to show us what you've got! :D
:Onyx2:Quad R14K 500MHz, IR3, DG5-8 :Tezro:Quad R16K 700MHz, 8MB, V12, DCD, DM3 :Octane2:Dual R14K 600MHz, PCI Card Cage, V12 :320:Dual 1GHz PIII
:O2:R12K 400MHz, DCD :Indigo:R4400SC 150MHz, ELAN :Indigo2:R4400SC 200MHz, Extreme :Indy:R4400SC 200MHz, XZ :Indy:R5000SC 150MHz, 24Bit XL.
SUN..................JavaStation-10 (Krups); XVR-4000.
|d|i|g|i|t|a|l|...AlphaStation 255/300MHz.
Cray..................Cray1: Memory Module; Cray2: Memory Module (complete stack of eight boards) and a power supply module; Cray3: ECL Module.
Apple................G3 Clamshell; G4 Sawtooth; G4 Quicksilver; G4 Mirror Doors; G5; Mac Pro 2013 (Trash can); 27 inch Cinema Display.
IBM..................486 DX-4 100MHz, 32Mb RAM, Creative Soundblaster 16-Bit, 1.44 Mb Disk drive, Creative 4X CD-ROM, 520Mb HDD.

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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby jan-jaap » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:57 am

Y888099 wrote:I am quite sure that who collects a lot of objects in the same room just wants to expose how many they have!

On a forum devoted to vintage computers, in a thread titled "Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection", honstely, what do you expect??
Y888099 wrote:Like when we were teenagers and we collected football stickers. I prefer collecting playboy magazines :lol:

Funny you say that. I always associated the photoshopped & surgically enhanced dolls in Playboy magazine with teenage fantasies.
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Re: Show Off Your Home Office Setup & SGI Collection...

Unread postby Y888099 » Tue Jul 25, 2017 3:07 pm

edit:
unplugged.
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