Re: Lisa jackpot!

From: Patrick Garber <patnukem_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2007 21:17:34 -0500

was this in Minneapolis? If so I was next in line. I need to find a couple of parts for my lisa. If you are willing to give up some parts I would pay I have been trying to get mine back to life. Awesome haul!


On Apr 1, 2007, at 8:52 PM, Blair Aakre wrote:

> Well, I think so anyway. I found a local guy who had a stash of 5
> Lisa systems in a storage locker. He is moving out of his apartment
> and wanted to get rid of his stuff, so I bought it from him for a
> reasonable price. I picked up three Lisa 2/5 systems (one in an
> original Lisa shipping box with original Lisa mouse), and two Lisa
> 2/10 systems. He also had 12 ProFiles I was able to get as well.
> There appear to be both 5 and 10 meg ProFiles in the lot. (After
> getting them home, only five give me a steady READY light, however. )
> Only one of the 2/10 systems has a working Widget hard drive. The
> other one appears to have bad bearings on the drive mechanism. It
> initially spun up with a rather deafening roar, but died after about
> 30 seconds. I haven't been able to get that one to spin up since
> then. The Widget drive that DOES work actually has SCO Xenix 3.0
> installed. Is this somewhat rare? Are disk images available online
> anywhere? (Should I need to reinstall.)
> One of the 2/10 systems is more of a parts machine. I can't seem to
> get any video on the screen.
> Of the three 2/5 systems, one appears to be missing the Lisa Lite
> board. Two of the 2/5 systems appear to have screen modification kits
> installed.
> Other stuff I got: 2-port parallel card, Sun Remarketing 1.5MB
> upgrade card, Sun Remarketing SCSI card, two copies of Lisa 7/7
> office system with manuals, several copies of MacWorks (including
> MacWorks + II with PFG), and a set of printed manuals for the Lisa
> Pascal Workshop.
> The one thing I don't currently have is any ProFile cables. So, I'm
> off to find a solution for that.
> I guess if someone needs anything specific components, I might be
> able to help.
> -Blair
> >

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