What is the most amount of money you've spent on a computer or computer-related item?

Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Fri Jan 13 12:17:28 CST 2017

> On Jan 13, 2017, at 1:05 PM, Toby Thain <toby at telegraphics.com.au> 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.

Neat!  By the standards of the time, those were not really high image quality, but definitely adequate and successful for newspaper work.  I remember working with them in the early 1980s.


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