Re: Kit-Based Lisa

From: Jack - <byestan_at_email.domain.hidden>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 19:57:18 -0700

I believe they truly are rare. There may have been a few thousand made but many of them went to the government. I used to work for the government and we had a ton of Lisas. When the time can, they were all destroyed due to having sensitive information on them. Also, how many fell victim to the leaking battery? The sad part is that Lisas weren't well taken care of. For years they were just considered "junk". I saw many go by on CL for $25-$50. I got the impression many of those didn't even sell at those prices and got dumpstered.

On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 1:10 PM, <rick_at_email.domain.hidden> wrote:
> Are Lisa's really "rare"? Apple made tens of thousands of them, and
> they were well made and usally well cared for. Over the last 10
> years, I have seen many working units sell on ebay for under $1000.
> With the membership of this group at only 125 members, there should be
> enough to go around, at least for less money than building one from
> scratch..
> Also, what wrong with doing a FPGA version (something like the apple
> one clone or the C-one project)? If you guys don't have a proper
> floppy drive, use a USB keyboard, and are using a VESA display how
> would it be better clone than a FPGA version would be anyway?
> I am not trying to be negitive, just asking the questions.
> Rick
> On Mar 17, 3:31 pm, Kevin Keith <krfke..._at_email.domain.hidden> wrote:
> > Hello Fellow Lisa Enthusiasts!
> >
> > I recently made a post about getting a Lisa, and much to my dismay,
> > they appear to be pretty darn rare! Now, to the point: how
> > inconceivable would it be to "build" a Lisa? Weren't they handmade in
> > the first place? I'm not talking about something in an FPGA (we
> > already have LisaEm). I'm talking about a bona fide clone! An EXACT
> > replica! This would be good because we could also replace broken
> > Lisa's!
> >
> > Just a thought
> >
> > Kevin
> >

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