What is the most amount of money you've spent on a computer or computer-related item?
aek at bitsavers.org
Fri Jan 13 12:16:59 CST 2017
On 1/13/17 10:05 AM, Toby Thain wrote:
> AUD $25,000 for a Linotype L100 PostScript imagesetter (used).
> Has a 68K computer inside it with Adobe ROMs. Communication via serial or AppleTalk.
> One of the first high resolution PostScript imagesetters. Put a lot of feet of bromide paper through it.
> The machine itself is actually available in Sydney NSW Australia for anyone who would like to preserve it.
While trying to get the Compugraphic MCS Powerview simulated in MAME (specifically trying to find a keyboard), I'm
finding a lot of dead trails to phototypesetters.
A friend in the business got a good laugh when I said I was looking for parts.
Someone should document the L100, but it isn't going to be me :P
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