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  • kscomputers@yahoo.com
    What price for the whole thing? what are you looking for for the RAM and the MPEG-2 Decoder? kurtis ... never ... a ... broken ... and ... the ... it. ... of
    Message 1 of 5 , Apr 26, 2001
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      What price for the whole thing?

      what are you looking for for the RAM and the MPEG-2 Decoder?

      kurtis


      --- In transmonde@y..., danp@t... wrote:
      > I have an XL that I'm willing to sell in parts or whole, for best
      > offer.
      >
      > Configuration:
      > Pentium II-266
      > 64 MB ram
      > 14 inch screen
      > MPEG-2 decoder (I had intended to buy the DVD drive later, but
      never
      > did)
      > 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
      a
      > 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
      broken
      > connections, etc. With a meter, I checked for current in various
      > places and power was definitely getting past the power connector
      and
      > into the system. I suspect a motherboard failure of some sort is
      the
      > 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
      it.
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In transmonde@y..., kscomputers@y... wrote:
      > > Hi, I'm looking for parts for my Vivante XL. If anyone has any
      of
      > > the following, I'd be interested:
      > >
      > > DVD drive
      > > MPEG-2 decoder (hardward card installed on the motherboard -
      > probably
      > > wouldn't sell this unless can't get computer to work at all and
      > would
      > > be willing to give up whole unit.)
      > > Second battery for CD-ROM drive bay
      > >
      > > kurtis
      > > kstaples@m...
    • kscomputers@yahoo.com
      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? kurtis ... with ...
      Message 2 of 5 , Apr 26, 2001
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        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?

        kurtis





        --- In transmonde@y..., wizwerks@a... wrote:
        > Kurtis,
        > 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
        with
        > 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
        SE!!
        >
        > 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
        it
        > AND Manuals.
        >
        > This may be too rich $$$ for your purpose, BUT did want to put it
        out
        > there.
        >
        > Aloha,
        > Jim
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