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 From:  "Michael Graves" <mgraves at mstvp dot com>
 To:  "m0n0wall list" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>, "hnettles at hal dash pc dot org" <hnettles at hal dash pc dot org>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] SFF Celeron 500 for $73.99 delivered
 Date:  Fri, 28 Oct 2005 14:38:18 -0500
On Fri, 28 Oct 2005 13:39:01 -0500, HenryNettles wrote:

>Disclaimer:  I am in no way associated with this business, except as a 
>satisified customer.
>If you're thinking of setting up your own firewall/router, this should make 
>a nice one, small and (hopefully) quiet.
>The dimensions are 12.5 x 12.5 x 4.5 inches, or 310 x 300 x 88 mm if you 
>prefer metric.
>This system comes with a 500MHz CPU, 64MB RAM, a Floppy drive, CD-ROM 
>drive, and base system with power supply, onboard video, sound and 10/100 
>LAN. Just add a hard drive to get started!

FWIW, there are tech equipment remarketers all over the place. They
usually take back older equipment from large companies, hospitals, etc
then refurbish and resell what they can. Often they get paid to take it
all away, then paid again if they can resell the goods. One local to
Houston, where I am located, told me that he basically prices out older
PCs at $0.10/MHz. Thus an 800 MHz P3 goes for around $80 in running

For my money I still prefer Soekris or WRAP hardware for production
monowall systems. The small form factor and zero moving parts are big

Michael Graves

Michael Graves                           mgraves at pixelpower dot com
Sr. Product Specialist                          www.pixelpower.com
Pixel Power Inc.                                 mgraves at mstvp dot com

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