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FS: XT-IDE rev 3 Boards, Kits, and Assembled Units

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    #31
    Originally posted by glitch View Post
    Yeah, most people have wanted a non-Flat Rate price. Obviously the convenience with Flat Rate is that it gets there sorta quick and you know exactly how much it'll cost. The packets I've sent out via First Class International fell in the range I stated above, so $25 is probably a reasonable guess. I'm just unwilling to make guesses and have people get angry when it's different.
    Isnt it possible to ask your local postal service what the prices are for overseas shipping.

    Dont know if an other postal service `Fedex`, `DHL`, `UPS` is cheaper.
    Last edited by Robin4; July 26, 2016, 03:52 PM.
    THE BIOS MASTER

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      #32
      Originally posted by Robin4 View Post
      Isnt it possible to ask your local postal service what the prices are for overseas shipping.
      Didn't you see this post?

      http://www.vcfed.org/forum/showthrea...119#post421119
      PM me if you're looking for 3" or 5" floppy disks. EMail For everything else, Take Another Step

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        #33
        Yes i have seen your post.. But i guess`glitch` isnt sure for which price he want it to ship. But i dont see anywhere that he agreed with it.

        I really dont see any benefit if he is going to ship it in a flat box.. Those prices are rediculous.. For such an amount i can ship heavy equipment.

        For $25 then is acceptable.. But i ask myself why want to ship in a box if it fits nicely in an envelope with air pillows.
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          #34
          Originally posted by Robin4 View Post
          For $25 then is acceptable.. But i ask myself why want to ship in a box if it fits nicely in an envelope with air pillows.
          My opinion, which you didn't ask for, is: If you're going to ship electronics boards internationally and you don't want them smashed, pack and ship them accordingly. Bubble-wrap envelopes are not a wise decision.
          Offering a bounty for:
          - A working Sanyo MBC-775 or Logabax 1600
          - Music Construction Set, IBM Music Feature edition (has red sticker on front stating IBM Music Feature)

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            #35
            Amen!

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              #36
              Interestingly I've never had any damaged PCBs shipped via Jiffy bags. A few go missing of course.

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                #37
                Received here, all fine and safe of course.

                With a bit of luck and time I'll finish the assembly today. Btw, the 28C64 has any BIOS flashed or is it empty?

                Edit: I answer myself, BIOS is obviously empty
                Just a minor problem, the kit comes with a pair of 12K resistors when suposedly (by looking the PCB), 10K resistors are needed. Is it intended?.
                Last edited by jltursan; July 28, 2016, 09:36 AM. Reason: Updated

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                  #38
                  Let me get this straight ..

                  8-bit IDE Adapter PCB

                  The card's cost is $ 8
                  The cost of all the components is 20 $
                  Shipping cost to Italy?
                  To Italy I must also calculate customs charges
                  All the chips are to be programmed or are already planned?

                  Total 28 $ + shipping ??

                  P.S:Robin is right, if the board is green I prefer 1000 times more
                  If the card is blue on a pc of the 80 it is a punch in the eye!

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                    #39
                    Originally posted by aesis View Post
                    P.S:Robin is right, if the board is green I prefer 1000 times more
                    If the card is blue on a pc of the 80 it is a punch in the eye!
                    Heheheh... sounds like you have an arthroscopic camera installed inside your PC.
                    PM me if you're looking for 3" or 5" floppy disks. EMail For everything else, Take Another Step

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                      #40
                      Originally posted by aesis View Post
                      If the card is blue on a pc of the 80 it is a punch in the eye!
                      Just buy it, put it together and quit worrying about the freaking color. This is a quality product that works great. Color makes NO difference to the performance. If you want originality in your system then you should be using MFM hard disk and controller!!

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                        #41
                        Originally posted by ibmapc View Post
                        If you want originality in your system then you should be using MFM hard disk and controller!!
                        Either that or no HD and two floppies!!!
                        PM me if you're looking for 3" or 5" floppy disks. EMail For everything else, Take Another Step

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                          #42
                          Lo-tech 8-bit IDE adapter is green... And faster too

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                            #43
                            Originally posted by ibmapc View Post
                            Just buy it, put it together and quit worrying about the freaking color. This is a quality product that works great. Color makes NO difference to the performance. If you want originality in your system then you should be using MFM hard disk and controller!!
                            Of course, the important thing is that it works and that solves our problems but mine was just a joke but I see that in many if they are taken in bad...

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                              #44
                              Originally posted by pearce_jj View Post
                              Lo-tech 8-bit IDE adapter is green... And faster too
                              It's certainly green, but how's it faster? Meaning the default "Chuck Mod" mode?
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                                #45
                                Kind of, but for writes as well. There is optimised REP INSW code for V20 equipped machines in the XUB.

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