RE: c65 up for grabs..
Date: 2003-08-06 15:06:36

On 06 August 2003 13:42, wrote:
> Imagine if you bought this sucker for a couple grands 
> (KiloEurons), and then the video or/and the audio chip went 
> bust. No replacement, no happiness. It has even a custom disk 
> controller chip...  All in all, it seems like a risky proposition.

well, that's one of the secondary reasons I'm not bidding myself...
(biggest is I'd rather get a dual CPU Macintosh G5 for less than
the buy-it-now price!)

OTOH, I'm pretty sure that the only c64 I've ever fried was when
I was attempting a hardware project ;)

> In terms of rare and collectable electronic items, I very 
> much like the Minimoog: it's a very old synth (1970) which 
> you can still repair today, since all the components were/are 
> generic bipolar transistors or generic op-amps.


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