Items of interest week starting Jan 4th, 2010

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Items of interest week starting Jan 4th, 2010

Postby tezza on Wed Jan 06, 2010 7:25 pm

These caught my eye this week on Trademe (week starting 4th Jan, 2010).
If I had the room, the money and didn't already have a few models I'd be looking at these myself...

ZX81 and monitor.
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Vint ... 704771.htm
This little computer is not good for much but it does have some historical value as it was the cheapest thing you could buy and still call a computer for manuy years. $40..reasonable when offered with a green screen monitor. (Edit: Sold for $41)

Great little one-owner disk-based Amstrad.
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Vint ... 538985.htm
It's good to see one complete like this and apparently good condition. Bear in mind disks can be hard to find (they are 3 inch not 3.5 inch) but this appears to come with disks. If I was considering buying this I'd check just to make sure. (Edit. Sold for $91)

Original Spectrum plus accessories and software
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Vint ... 554116.htm
Another classic micro with everything that's needed (Edit: Sold for $76)

No computer collection is complete without a dot matrix printer or two..
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Vint ... 501024.htm (Edit: Sold for $10)
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Vint ... 657221.htm

Panasonic Kx-W1500 Personal Computer - Relisted
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Vint ... 595284.htm

I'm hoping this one doesn't get tossed. It looks in great condition and it's working. Not really a notable model and not that vintage it neverthess is a good example of a specialist machine. Someone please take it!

Amstrad PPC512
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Vint ... 555051.htm (Edit Sold for $35)
An eccentric looking machine if I ever saw one! That alone makes it interesting. The drives may be 720k, not the more common 1.44Mb

Amiga 2000 HD
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Vint ... 410187.htm
Nice machine. I'd be bidding myself if it was cheaper! (Edit: Sold for $100)
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