Ain't that peachy, I finallly got an Apricot

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Ain't that peachy, I finallly got an Apricot

Postby YetiSeti on Wed Jul 07, 2010 11:30 pm

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=300294153

I think the Apricot PC is the least spectacular of the Apricot models but shall have to do. Apricots I remember as being the coolest looking PC in the 80s. The visual designs then are still ahead of the times now and would happily look in place in any sci-fi movie set.

http://www.old-computers.com/MUSEUM/computer.asp?c=499 says it all, except for there's a roll (I think, or removable?) cover on the case which hides the floppy drives all in the name of style. http://www.actapricot.org/machines/ shows a picture that won't disappear and be replaced with an ad.

Now if I can get just one more to pluralise, I will be able to do an "Apples and Apricots" display.
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Re: Ain't that peachy, I finallly got an Apricot

Postby YetiSeti on Thu Sep 16, 2010 11:56 pm

Okay, a sympathy post (from myself, pity can't post as AC) to bump the reply count.

There is actually another Apricot computer listed at the moment, but it's more modern - a P100.

Mitsubishi Apricot MS540 Computer
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=317157025

It's not one of the nicer and older looking ones though which I'm still after, but since I am looking for a second Apricot branded computer it might be my only chance. Otherwise it's a $1 computer for someone to pick up. Sometimes people will post items if you offer an amount higher to justify the effort, but it's a costly bundle to post with a monitor.

Apricot computers were quite innovative in features they brought to the market, not excluding this model, but with this one it is a bit less visible to the eye so maybe it's not museum class for display. The product sheet is as :
http://insight.actapricot.org/insight/common/infact/g-540-2.htm
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Re: Ain't that peachy, I finallly got an Apricot

Postby tezza on Fri Sep 17, 2010 1:55 pm

Interesting. I didn't realise the apricot brand lasted into the Pentium era.
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