Sun Blade 1000 Workstation

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Sun Blade 1000 Workstation

Sun Blade 1000 Workstation Overview



Up to two
600-, 750-, 900-MHz UltraSPARC[tm] III, or 900-MHz UltraSPARC III Cu
Cache memory
4-MB External Cache for 600-MHz models
8-MB External Cache for 750- and 900-MHz models

Main Memory

Eight Sun 232-pin Sdram DIMM slots; 2 banks of 4, 4 DIMMs per bank (recommended that DIMMS added in groups of four)
128-MB, 256-MB, and 1-GB DIMMs
8-GB maximum, ECC error correction

Standard Interfaces

Four audio ports: headphone(out), line-in, line-out and microphone(in) using EIA standard 0.125-inch (3.5-mm) jacks
One ethernet/fast ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-T) twisted-pair standard connector (RJ-45), self-sensing
One Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) connector
IEEE 1394
Two IEEE 1394 (6-pin) connectors
Keyboard and mouse
USB (uses one of the four standard USB (Type A) ports)
One IEEE 1284 (bidirectional) parallel port (DB25)
Four 64-bit PCI slots, full-size, three at 33 MHz, one at 66-MHz
One single-ended, 68-pin, SCSI connector (16-bit Ultra/Fast/Wide, 40-MB/sec)
Two RS-232C/RS-423 serial ports (DB25)
UPA graphics slot
Two UPA graphics slots
Four standard Universal Serial Bus (USB) Type A connectors

Internal Mass Storage

Up to two 18-, 36- or 73-GB, 10K rpm FC-AL disk drive
Floppy disk
Optional 3.5-in. 1.44-MB floppy
Optional 10X-speed DVD-ROM
Optional 12-24GB 4-mm DDS-3 tape Drive


AC input
100 - 240 VAC, 47 - 63 Hz, 8 A(max), 0.875 KVA
Input power
670 W
Heat output
2286 BTU/hr
Operating: 5° C to 40° C (41° F to 104° F) without tape drive; 5° C to 35° C (41° F to 95° F) with tape drive
Nonoperating: 40° C to 60° C (-40° F to 140° F)
Operating: 20% to 80% relative humidity, noncondensing
Nonoperating: 5% to 93% relative humidity, noncondensing
Operating: 3000 m (10,000 ft)
Nonoperating: 12,000 m (40,000 ft)
Acoustic noise
Operating: 5.64 bels
Idling: 4.77 bels
Operating: 0.2 G peak, three mutually perpendicular axes, 5 to 500 Hz
Nonoperating: 1.0 G peak, all axes, 5 to 500 Hz
Operating: 5.0G for 11 milliseconds, half-sine pulse
Nonoperating: 30G for 11 milliseconds, half-sine pulse
Number of cords


Meets or exceeds the following requirements:
UL 1950, CSA C22.2 No. 950, TUV EN 60950, CB Scheme with Nordic deviations, EMKO-TSE (74-SEC) 203, ZH1/618
FCC Class B, DOC Class B, VCCI Class 2, EN 55022 Class B, EN 61000-3-2
EN 50082-1
DHHS 21 Subchapter J; PTB German X-ray Decree
Power management
Energy Star compliant

Dimensions and Weights

45.5 cm (17.9 in.)
25.4 cm (10.0 in.)
61.0 cm (24.0 in.)
32 kg. (70 lbs.)


Express Computer Systems state-of-the-art engineering lab and certified technicians will make sure that your Sun Blade 1000 Workstation is tested rigorously and in perfect working condition. To back it up, we carry a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on all of our used and refurbished gear, in addition to one of the industries best warranties.

Shipping Policy

We stock all of our products. Items are fully tested and professionally packaged to ensure functionality on arrival.

The Blade 1000 will ship the same day if the order is received with sufficient testing and packaging time.

*Alaska and Hawaii customers, please contact us for a shipping quote.

Shipping Methods

We ship via Fedex. Next Day and expedited shipping services are available. Please contact us for a quote to upgrade shipping.

We can also ship via UPS or FedEx on your account number. Other freight and carrier services are available, please contact us at to make arrangements.

Pickup & Delivery

Local customers may also arrange for pickup or delivery of items.

Net Terms

Approved Educational, Government, and Corporate customers may submit a purchase order to purchase the Blade 1000.

Please contact us and we will FAX or Email you a credit application.

Finance & Leasing Options

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Credit Card

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Wire Transfer

International buyers must pay via Wire Transfer.

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Business and Personal Checks must clear prior to shipment.