[Coco] SuperPak Cartridge... coming soon.

John W. Linville linville at tuxdriver.com
Thu Dec 10 21:36:09 EST 2015

On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 09:21:30PM -0500, John W. Linville wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2015 at 08:51:13PM -0500, Al Hartman wrote:
> > I've been buying old Carts on eBay for $5.99 - $6.99 including shipping.
> > 
> > Mark's Coco Cartridge boards are about $6 and change (you have to order 3 at
> > a time from OSHPark), though you could get them cheaper by going overseas
> > and ordering a lot of them.
> > 
> > The parts are $2 - $3 depending on the EPROM you choose, and how much you
> > pay for them. (I bought a bunch of 27128's for less than $2.00 each, and
> > some 2732's for under $1.00 each.)
> > 
> > So, one could put together carts under $15.00 - $16.00 though admittedly,
> > the supply of cheap used Coco carts is unpredictable.
> And apparently someone's labor is free... ;-)

Also, of course, don't forget removing old labels, cleaning-off
remnants of label glue, dealing with any scuffs, scrapes, and scratches
on the old case, swapping the boards (hopefully without damaging
the old case!), applying a new label (which costs something too),
putting it in some sort of packaging, etc...

Food for thought!

John W. Linville		Someday the world will need a hero, and you
linville at tuxdriver.com			might be all we have.  Be ready.

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