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  1. It'd be great to see this come back to life! Adam's records indicated that this one needed quite a bit of work (it does not power on currently), but wasn't any more specific than that. Information like this played a significant role in prioritizing what we would attempt to sell and what we would view as a contribution to the community.
  2. Thanks for coming! I hope everyone will be following the items for sale on eBay. We'll ultimately have ~100 listings for some great things with reasonable starting bids, and making a purchase would be a great way to show appreciation for the efforts of Adam and his family.
  3. Yes! It's in good condition as well; I need to do a small paint touch-up inside the battery compartment (visible through the clear plastic from the the front bottom exterior) and polish the entire case, but that's it!
  4. Hi all, I figured I should start my own thread given the latest addition(s) to my collection. After noticing a somewhat obscure post on Craigslist the other day, I was able to pick up some vintage equipment from a former marketing professional in my area. Included in the haul: Power Macintosh 9500/120 with 400 MHz Newer Tech MAXPowr G3 processor, 128 MB RAM, 18 GB HD, and 4 MB VRAM. Also included was a PowerLogix PowerBoost Pro 225 604e processor, but I didn't get the machine's original processor. 12" iBook G3 with 600 MHz processor, 384 MB RAM, 100 GB HD, AirP
  5. Hi all, I have a MessagePad 120 that I recently repaired by using some parts from a donor device (namely, the power switch). Now that it's "working," it's clear that there's also some other issue at play. The display contrast varies every few seconds or so, ranging from being visible to extremely faint. Sometimes, the entire screen will even flash completely black, but this might be dependent on the setting of the contrast dial. Here's a video of the issue: https://youtu.be/zx6K9uIxVxM (this doesn't show the black flash I mentioned). Does anyone have any ideas? I haven't been able
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