Re: Altair Q70 daisywheel printer
I should pay more attention to Altair auctions- I'm surprised that
the system hasn't been previously sold. Blame it on the stock
market, I guess.
The rackmount stuff was an available option from MITS. The handles,
slides, and other rackmount parts could be attached and removed with
a couple of screws on each side. No modifications (extra holes,
etc.) were necessary, so a rack mounted Altair could easily become a
--- In email@example.com, "oghull" <oghull@...>
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Steve" <alltare@> wrote:
> > There's a loaded 8800 on ebay at
> > http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?
> > (item #220340089061). It closes tonight and there are no bidsyet,
> > but I blame that on the high starting price ($3,000). I think itmuch
> > will sell though, considering all that's included.
> He's been trying to sell it at that price for a while now, this is
> about the fourth time I've seen it. So far no one's been
> crazy^H^H^H^H^H interested enough to pay that much. There's not
> information there about it, he'd probably do better if he gave more4
> details about the cards. It looks like the backplane is made up of
> of the original 4 slot units wired together, I wonder how reliableit is.