Indy RAM suppliers

Elf

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Does anyone have a good supplier for the 72 pin parity 60-70ns SIMMs usable as Indy RAM? Ideally still selling the 32MB sticks.

I used to go to MemoryX for these sorts of things but unfortunately they seem to have gone under.
 

weblacky

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If you're looking to max out an Indy system (256MB) with nice CHEAP ram...I've personally bought several eBay lots of HP D4892A part number RAM. I got the idea from Indigo2 GigaRAM builds that use the same series of HP RAM (only bigger). I've recently gotten each stick of the above mentioned ram for around $8-$10 a piece. Also great because all the RAM is identical and appearance and spec, so no issues.

HP Part numbers for RAM are great hidden vintage tech.
 
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Elf

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Good tip, thank you. Not so much on eBay at the moment but I will keep an eye out :)
Do you also have any memory dealers / resellers you favor?
 

Elf

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Well, this will do, [34x] 🐏:

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From MemoryMasters on eBay. I have not tested this batch, but the last batch of [8x] 32MB 72 pin FPM Parity SIMMs from them worked well in a Challenge S.
 
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Elf

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Indeed, very hard to find O2 memory anymore :(

It may be an unpopular opinion of a sort, but with the plastics crumbling (especially internally, not just externally / cosmetically) and with the difficulty in obtaining RAM, it might be a hard system to recommend to new users anymore.
 

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