Sun part numbers consist of nine numerical digits separated with dashes (-)
into three components; Class Code, Base Number, and Dash Number. A revision
number or letter is used with each part number.
Class Codes identify similar parts.
Base Numbers are assigned sequentially. A higher base number does
not necessarily indicate a new or improved part.
Dash Numbers are used to identify changes made to the part that
affect form, fit, or function.
- Higher/Lower Base Number Examples
* 501-2961 is a screened and re-labeled 501-2324.
|SC2000 Power Supply
SC2000 Power Supply
|SM71 SuperSPARC 2.4.5
SM71 SuperSPARC 2.3
SM71 SuperSPARC 2.4.3
Revision Numbers are used to identify changes made to the part that
do not affect form, fit, or function. Revisions 00 to 49 indicate that
a part is not engineering released. Revisions 50 to 99 indicate that a
part is engineering released. Revisions A to Z indicate that a part is