Kits vs ready-made (was RE: Rebirth of IMSAI)

From: Hans Franke <>
Date: Wed Mar 31 17:18:38 1999

> > I claim the other way around. Most kit suppliers have to spend _more_ on
> > technical support because they have to help people who try kits too hard for
> > them and expect the supplier to sort out their mistakes.

> On the other hand, I don't suppose total newbies (you know, the sort of
> person who has problems inserting Disk 3 because the drive is already
> full with disks 1 _and_ 2) would even attempt a kit...

Shure ? I can't agree I have seen to many people trying to build
their PCs from components (save some Pfennige) that havn't been
able to mount the board inside the case - not to mention the trouble
with the PS connectors or installing an OS on a _real_ new computer
(i.e. no preinstalled DOS/WinDoof)...


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