[rescue] The other question...need Amiga advice!?!

Peter Corlett abuse at cabal.org.uk
Fri May 30 19:29:58 CDT 2003

Joshua D. Boyd <jdboyd at celestrion.celestrion.net> wrote:
> On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 08:23:20AM +0000, Peter Corlett wrote:
>> People are literally giving away the A500 and A1200 machines. I've been
>> offered quite a few rescues of fairly loaded systems, but alas my house
>> is getting rather full.

> If people are offering you A1200s, you should offer them on to the rest of
> us. I'd love an A1200, and would be willing to pay a little more than
> reasonable shipping for one.

These would be PAL units with 240v power supplies and UK plugs. They really
are not worth the effort of shipping them to the USA and then making them
work. They are probably not even worth shipping around the country, because
stock A1200s really are still as common as paving slabs, and about as
interesting because you really need an expanded one to do anything much
beyond playing games on it.

I suspect NTSC units with 110v supplies are worth the effort for you, but I
don't know a cheap source of them. The usual USA based company suggested on
the newsgroups is Software Hut (www.softhut.com) which suitably annoys us in
the UK :) I don't see them listing A1200s, but you never know...

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