Sun SPARCstation 1+

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Project status

Phase Status Notes
Powers on?
Passes firmware self-test?
Working serial console? Has a somewhat unusual DB25 socket instead of plug, otherwise standard
Framebuffer works? use DB13W3-VGA adapter
OS boots? I’ve installed Solaris 2.5 to the two internal disks
Working GUI? X Windows and CDE
Working input devices? Need proprietary Sun peripherals

Pictures

sparcstation front

sparcstation front

sparcstation back

sparcstation back

Specifications

Manufacturer Sun Microsystems
Model SPARCstation 1+ (4 / 65)
CPU LSI L65801 @ 25 MHz
Architecture sun4c (SPARC)
Memory 64MB
Internal Expansion Three SBus slots (two DMA-capable “master” slots)
Frame Buffer Sun GX Color Frame Buffer - 1x Sun-pinout 13W3 connector
Sun MG2 Analog Frame Buffer - 1x Sun-pinout 13W3 connector (black and white only)
Hard Drive 2x 424 MB Seagate ST1480 (4400 rpm, SCSI-2)
External Storage 1.44 MB Floppy
Serial Ports 2x DB-25 RS-232 (socket)
Keyboard Sun Proprietary (mini-DIN 8)
Mouse Daisy-chained via the keyboard
Networking AUI Ethernet
Audio Sun Proprietary (mini-DIN 8) connects to a breakout box
SCSI SCSI-2 micro DB-50