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New Heights..?
Message #1 Posted by Chris on 10 Dec 1999, 11:56 a.m.

Last night the collecting craze for HP41 accessories reached new heights on eBay - new heights of either lunacy or enthusiasm, depending on your point of view. That HEPAX 8K extended memory module (recently discusssed here) sold for $150(without even the 100 page instruction manual)! Maybe VM Electronics or a successor could start making them again - the production price would be way less than the $270 odd in 1988, with modern RAM and already developed machine code. We need a hardware development group for the HP41 - there seems to be enough examples of this sturdy design out there to make it viable.

      
Re: New Heights..?
Message #2 Posted by Chris on 10 Dec 1999, 12:22 p.m.,
in response to message #1 by Chris

Correction to my first post - the final price was $310!!!

            
Re: New Heights..?
Message #3 Posted by thib on 10 Dec 1999, 12:49 p.m.,
in response to message #2 by Chris

other correction : this was a "advanced Hepax" so a 16K! Still $310.00!!

      
Re: New Heights..?
Message #4 Posted by Joe on 11 Dec 1999, 9:16 a.m.,
in response to message #1 by Chris

Hi,

I was one of the lunatics. I bid $305 and lost! The HePax module is 16K of ROM and 16K of RAM!!! Please make some. I want one!

BTW I guess you didn't see the auction for the Special Weapons ROM that sold for $180 a couple of weeks ago.

Joe

            
Re: New Heights..?
Message #5 Posted by Fred on 14 Dec 1999, 10:42 a.m.,
in response to message #4 by Joe

The EBay one did not have the ROM!!! ONly RAM


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