[Gllug] How things change
john at sinodun.org.uk
Fri Jul 23 14:34:21 UTC 2004
On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 13:32, Adrian McMenamin wrote:
> On Friday 23 July 2004 09:55, John Winters wrote:
> > I'm spending this morning sorting through (and mostly chucking out) old
> > filed material. I've just come across an invoice dated 20/7/1993 for a
> > Mitsumi CD-ROM drive. This was the first affordable (in that it was
> > much, much cheaper than any of the existing offerings) CD-ROM drive to
> > appear. Anyone like to hazard a guess as to the price?
> I bought a SCSI card and CD Rom for the first time just about this time (to
> run Win NT 3.1 beta would you believe) - I think I paid about £500 for the
> combination (the ISA SCSI card is still in use, or at least it's still
> plugged into a box).
> I think it was probably about £125
Pretty good. It was £149 + VAT I find I also then paid 46 DM for a
driver to get it working under OS/2.
I've also found an invoice for a 3.5" floppy disk drive, dated 30/1/92.
It cost me a staggering £233.83!
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