eBay Auction of Classic Compaq Luggable

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Sun Aug 8 21:51:37 2004

> On Tue, 3 Aug 2004, Blair Miller wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > The subject says it all:
> > http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=5113549953
> starting price is kinda high ($50)
> Although he says that it works, but that he doesn't know
> what ports it has, if you go to the picture of the expansion
> you'll see Compaq CGA, Compaq parallel, non-Compaq parallel
> (Compaq uses different hold down screw, but permits 5150 style)
> and a non-Compaq serial port (probably 8250) rattling around,
> not plugged in at all!

OTOH, the non-Compaq parallel card could be a multi-function
card, and the unmounted serial port could simply be a cable
off of it, in which case the improper mounting is less serious.
Received on Sun Aug 08 2004 - 21:51:37 BST

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