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Manky TT for sale on eBay.

Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:26 am
by stephen_usher
I see there's a rather manky TT for sale on eBay at the moment:

http://r.ebay.com/WSTf93

It looks like the battery has leaked and destroyed the motherboard near the SCSI port and it's a bit pricey at nearly £300.

However, there is one point of interest... it has a Matrix VME graphics card!

Re: Manky TT for sale on eBay.

Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:49 am
by Icky
stephen_usher wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:26 am
I see there's a rather manky TT for sale on eBay at the moment:
It may be manky but to bring it back from the dead would be a good project. To get another TT back on the road so to speak would be an admirable thing. Shame the front of the case has been mutilated to fit a new floppy drive.

It looks like its got a CA401059-001 Rev B ST RAM card with 2MB (16x TCS514256AJ-10) RAM which I believe is upgradeable to 8MB.

Re: Manky TT for sale on eBay.

Posted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 10:38 am
by Atarian Computing
Yeah. I've bought two fully working TTs for less than that in the past year and a half. I'd love to fix it but not for that price.

Re: Manky TT for sale on eBay.

Posted: Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:19 pm
by rubber_jonnie
Damn, I really would like a TT, and I'd be happy to try and ressurect something like that. If only it was £150!!

Re: Manky TT for sale on eBay.

Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:11 pm
by Steve
I really dislike when people get hardware like this for basically nothing, and then they sell it for a premium. Especially in such a poor condition.

Re: Manky TT for sale on eBay.

Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:16 pm
by exxos
Steve wrote:
Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:11 pm
I really dislike when people get hardware like this for basically nothing, and then they sell it for a premium. Especially in such a poor condition.
Ditto!

I've had people try and sell me "junk" in the past, something which looks like it's been dug up from 10 years of being in the garden, untested, 3 times the price the going rate, and such people make it sound like they are doing me some huge favour! :roll:

Re: Manky TT for sale on eBay.

Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:32 pm
by frank.lukas
On the Picture there is a Matrix TC1208E GK Card. When the card works this is a bargain ...

Re: Manky TT for sale on eBay.

Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:04 pm
by rubber_jonnie
Steve wrote:
Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:11 pm
I really dislike when people get hardware like this for basically nothing, and then they sell it for a premium. Especially in such a poor condition.
Spot on there :(

Re: Manky TT for sale on eBay.

Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:15 pm
by frank.lukas
I buy it ...

Re: Manky TT for sale on eBay.

Posted: Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:17 pm
by frank.lukas
There was Water on the Mainboard. I will see what can I do about it ...