Re: Vivante XL parts
- What price for the whole thing?
what are you looking for for the RAM and the MPEG-2 Decoder?
--- In transmonde@y..., danp@t... wrote:
> I have an XL that I'm willing to sell in parts or whole, for best
> Pentium II-266
> 64 MB ram
> 14 inch screen
> MPEG-2 decoder (I had intended to buy the DVD drive later, but
> Removable CD Drive module
> Built in 56 KB Modem
> Built in 3.5 Floppy
> 2 Primary Lithium Ion batteries
> Note to Kurtis: I started out with the secondary LiIon battery for
> use in the drive bay. It failed and so did a second one that they
> sent me. They never found the cause, but did tell me that at least
> one other user had the same problem, and they thought that it was
> general problem caused by the computer and was not defective
> batteries. They finally exchanged it for a second primary battery.
> Several months ago, this machine would not power up any more. I
> disassembled and reassembled it a couple of times looking for
> connections, etc. With a meter, I checked for current in various
> places and power was definitely getting past the power connector
> into the system. I suspect a motherboard failure of some sort is
> cause. The screen is in excellent condition, no dead pixels.
> I've removed the 6 Gig drive and am using it in external enclosure
> attached to my new notebook, so I most likely will not be selling
> --- In transmonde@y..., kscomputers@y... wrote:
> > Hi, I'm looking for parts for my Vivante XL. If anyone has any
> > the following, I'd be interested:
> > DVD drive
> > MPEG-2 decoder (hardward card installed on the motherboard -
> > wouldn't sell this unless can't get computer to work at all and
> > be willing to give up whole unit.)
> > Second battery for CD-ROM drive bay
> > kurtis
> > kstaples@m...
- Is it the LX that you are selling? Is the DVD drive for the LX? If
so, how much for the whole thing. How much for the DVD drive alone?
--- In transmonde@y..., wizwerks@a... wrote:
> I have a LX that I was going to put back on E-Bay. It is in good
> working order. I bought it thinking I could use it to fix an SE
> it. NOT! It had a problem with the screen which I fixed with the
> Inverter board out of the SE. I THINK I'm going to part-out the
> The LX has still has a blown or weak left florecent tube (readily
> available) and the latches are broken for the lid/screen. But
> everything else works fine. I've got $300 invested in it.
> Unfortunately I got carried away on e-bay :-)
> The SE has a blown CPU board and NOW a missing Inverter. All the
> other components are working. I was almost new when a
> customer "donated" to me. I have the Port Replicator, Zip Drive,
> Floppy drive, DVD, 2 chargers, and ALL the software that came with
> AND Manuals.
> This may be too rich $$$ for your purpose, BUT did want to put it