What happened to Quick Eagle?

joe mcguckin joe at via.net
Tue Nov 17 20:59:00 CST 2009


The last time I drove by their office, it looked deserted - like they  
had closed down.


Joe McGuckin
ViaNet Communications

joe at via.net
650-207-0372 cell
650-213-1302 office
650-969-2124 fax



On Nov 17, 2009, at 11:49 AM, Majdi S. Abbas wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 17, 2009 at 07:09:22PM +0000, Peter Hicks wrote:
>> I have a Quick Eagle DL087E here, but Quick Eagle's website has
>> fallen off the planet:
>>
>>  pwh at angel:~$ host -t any www.quickeagle.com
>>  Host www.quickeagle.com not found: 3(NXDOMAIN)
>
> 	Their phones go to a reorder too.  I'm guessing the T1 DSU
> market is not as robust as it used to be.
>
>> Can anyone help me out with a firmware update and/or PDF manuals?
>
> 	While they did have an update mechanism, I don't remember
> ever really having to update the code on a DL08x.  Once configured,
> they tended to just work.
>
> 	I did manage to find these:
>
> 	http://cliffbrooks.com/Samples/soloselectt1_qwk.pdf
> http://www.interlinkweb.com/quickeagle/manuals%5CPrelude-T1-Quick-Start-Guide.pdf
>
> 	(Your best bet is probably looking for DL087, followed by DL080 or  
> "Digital Link" on Google, with the filetype:pdf modifier.)
>
>> It's been a little while since I had to use one of these.
>
> 	The menued interface is really easy to deal with, so just get
> consoled into it and go -- odds are you don't even need the docs.  DIP
> switch guide used to be on a decal on the bottom -- if not, it's on  
> page
> 19 of the first PDF I linked above.
>
> 	I used to have a very large quantity of these in service, so if
> you have any questions, fire me an email off-list and I'll see if I  
> can
> remember the answer.
>
> 	--msa





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