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Re: Hello to all!

Unread postby smj » Fri Nov 18, 2016 7:28 pm

Welcome!

I'd say start with an Indy or Indigo2. An Indy is pretty small/light, and so much cheaper to ship. It's easier to find memory/disks for these models, generally speaking - you might be able to borrow parts from your vintage Macs or PCs in a pinch.

O2s are great little machines, but hate to be shipped. Octanes are also good, but are fairly heavy, can be more finicky (compression connectors) and the memory is less common. Might just be me, but Fuels seem to be giving people more trouble these days, and they tend to be more expensive.

Other models are nice of course, but are usually larger or older or both.
Then? :IRIS3130: ... Now? :O3x02L: :A3504L:- :A3502L: :1600SW:+MLA :Fuel: :Octane2: :Octane: :Indigo2IMP: :Indy: ... Other: DEC :BA213: :BA123: Sun, DG AViiON, NeXT :Cube:

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Re: Hello to all!

Unread postby vishnu » Fri Nov 18, 2016 9:50 pm

smj wrote:I'd say start with an Indy...


Then again we all remember what Mark Hughes said in the infamous Software Usability II document; "Indy: an Indigo without the 'go.'"

Kidding! I only kid. No seriously... :twisted:
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Re: Hello to all!

Unread postby smj » Fri Nov 18, 2016 10:26 pm

vishnu wrote:Then again we all remember what Mark Hughes said in the infamous Software Usability II document; "Indy: an Indigo without the 'go.'"

Okay, but "go" apparently weighs a lot, and takes up a fair bit of room... :lol:
Then? :IRIS3130: ... Now? :O3x02L: :A3504L:- :A3502L: :1600SW:+MLA :Fuel: :Octane2: :Octane: :Indigo2IMP: :Indy: ... Other: DEC :BA213: :BA123: Sun, DG AViiON, NeXT :Cube:

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Re: Hello to all!

Unread postby vishnu » Sat Nov 19, 2016 11:21 am

smj wrote:
vishnu wrote:Then again we all remember what Mark Hughes said in the infamous Software Usability II document; "Indy: an Indigo without the 'go.'"

Okay, but "go" apparently weighs a lot, and takes up a fair bit of room... :lol:

Course it wasn't the indys fault; IRIX 5.0 was s l o w . . . :shock:
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Re: Hello to all!

Unread postby Dodoid » Sat Nov 19, 2016 10:40 pm

smj wrote:
vishnu wrote:Then again we all remember what Mark Hughes said in the infamous Software Usability II document; "Indy: an Indigo without the 'go.'"

Okay, but "go" apparently weighs a lot, and takes up a fair bit of room... :lol:


How much go is required to swing with performance?
:Onyx: :O2000: :Fuel: :Octane: :Octane: :Octane: :O2: :O2: :Indigo2: :Indigo2: :Indy: :Indy:
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