[geeks] Flipping around the Oreilly site, came across an upcoming book...
lionel4287 at verizon.net
Sat Dec 18 15:59:53 CST 2004
Well, having just read "Apple Confidential 2.0" I feel a bit "historic" at the moment.
As for parts availability, as you suggest, I am sure there will be definite source for the parts, most likely as a kit - but I doubt O'Reily will be involved (it's not really an O'Reilly book, IIRC).
If it could be assembled for under $150 (plus PS, keyboard, and case - just like the original ;^) I'd probably get it...
> From: David Cummings <real.psyence at gmail.com>
> Date: 2004/12/18 Sat PM 04:36:55 GMT
> To: The Geeks List <geeks at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [geeks] Flipping around the Oreilly site, came across an
> upcoming book...
> I doubt it would be that expensive. If oreilly were smart, they'd
> include the option to purchase all PCB's and chips from them. The
> description says 9 chips and video, not to mention it's a replica, so
> we're looking at anything compatible really. Should be pretty cheap,
> but useful? I'd rather build a nicer gumstix-esque board, but either
> way, the book would be an interesting read.
> On Sat, 18 Dec 2004 3:40:12 +0000, Lionel Peterson
> <lionel4287 at verizon.net> wrote:
> > Just an FYI - an interesting book coming out next month on building your own Apple I:
> > http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/193183640X/
> > That could be a fun project, wonder how abusive the cost will be...
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