[rescue] NeXT cube question

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Tue May 27 19:53:35 CDT 2003

On Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at 08:50 PM, Gavin Hubbard wrote:
> I've seen a NeXT cube being advertised for $350 on a web-bulletin 
> board with the following configuration:
> <<
> NeXT Cube:
> 68040 at 25 MHz
> 28 MB RAM (has 8 slots for 30 pin SIMMs)
> 1.3 GB internal SCSI HD
> MO drive (not tested, but believed to be functional; has the filter)
> External SCSI 2.88 MB floppy drive
> 17" NeXT Megapixel monitor
> Non-ADB keyboard and mouse
> NextStep 3.3 already loaded. Manuals, Lotus Improv, and Adobe 
> Illustrator included. Also the amazing NeXT Screwdriver.
> Floppy drive needs LRF support. Mouse and keyboard have some wear, and 
> most parts have some dust. A few minor scratches on the Cube, but 
> nothing major.
> Is this a decent configuration for the asking price, or should I wait 
> for a system with the better graphics option to become available.

   That price is pretty high...If you want a NeXT system, though, I'd 
try talking this guy down rather than wait, since they seem to be 
drying up fast.  I'd offer him maybe half that, assuming the monitor 
hasn't gone dim.


Dave McGuire                          "Beer is food."
St. Petersburg, FL                         -Anonymous

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