>I've been looking around at the deals on older AS/400 systems... A few
>hundred bucks and you get your very own AS/400 or RS/6000. I  found a nice
>9404(D10, I think) for aorund $800, or you could get a little RS/6000
>system starting around $500. I'm staying away from rack mounted equipment
>after trying to move a Series/1, which is too bad since they seem to be
>slightly cheaper at times. Anyways, I was thinking it would be fun to have
>an AS/400 sitting in the basement to program on or just fiddle with(like my
>Series/1, but from now on 120v systems only!). In other words, something
>REALLY cheap that won't fill the basement. What should I be looking for?
>Who should I buy it from?
>TIA
>
>-JR  http://members.tripod.com/~jrollins/index.html
>     http://www.geocities.com/Area51/Lair/1681/
>

If you keep the machine in the basement, you could probably steal the 220 V
outlet from the clothes dryer...   (:

I've thought about owning my own AS/400... thought keeping it running would
help dry out a corner of the basement where the mildew grows...

--Paul E Musselman
PaulMmn@ix.netcom.com


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