RL Drive Terminators
imp at bsdimp.com
Fri Apr 20 10:19:59 CDT 2018
On Fri, Apr 20, 2018 at 9:16 AM, Paul Koning via cctalk <
cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> > On Apr 20, 2018, at 10:31 AM, Aaron Jackson via cctalk <
> cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> > It's a bit disappointing to see them priced so highly. I don't think
> > I've seen one even listed in the UK. So if you are trying to sell them I
> > don't see why $100 or so wouldn't sell, at least eventually. I believe a
> > company in the UK gave me a price of around £70 ex VAT. I didn't want to
> > that much so I ended up building my own out of 2x40 perfboard, two pin
> > 1x20 headers and a bunch of 82ohm resistors.
> > http://aaronsplace.co.uk/private/pics/IMG_1249.JPG
> Nicely done.
> Clearly this is easy enough. The parts cost can't be more than a few
> dollars; the priciest thing is likely to be the connector.
90% of the price/premium you'll see in the vintage market is for 'knowing
which parts to bodge together'. The parts themselves are rarely rare enough
to command the price.
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