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#1 dandoty


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Posted 03 June 2009 - 12:57 PM

:thumbsup: So, Who knows what a Lightningscan is? Built by Thunderware inc. I didn't get a hit when trying to look up the company in Orinda ,Ca.

I have the serial number: L113510026 LS4

this thing has 2 scsi 25 pin connectors on the back with threaded lugs, power supply jack,

a wierd little plug on the front about the size of a mouse or keyboard plug.

and a power switch. There is also some kind of digital counter from 0 to 9 with tiny little reset buttons.

The device is about 2 by 6 by 8 inches. What is it used for?

Is it an antique or a fossil? At least it's in a neat little extruded aluminum box that could be adapted to house an external hard drive.

If anybody knows I would appreciate some input on this piece before I do something to it.

The funny part of this is that I am trying to cure my inner packrat and I need to know what it is.

Thanks Dan............. {Removed Email address to protect from Spambots~~boopme}

Edited by boopme, 03 June 2009 - 03:27 PM.

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Posted 03 June 2009 - 03:32 PM

mya not be of much help here but 20 years ago was wothth $549 USD.

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Posted 15 June 2009 - 11:20 AM

thank you for the answer on the lightningscan. I have found out a little bit about it and think it was intended to
seek scsi hard drives as requested by the user to allocate/preserve in/out ports and processor resources.

does anybody need this for their old projects?

Thanks, Dan

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