[thelist] OT: Thinking about a swap eMac for MacMini....

Dan McCullough dan.mccullough at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 09:00:37 CST 2005

To be honest the software would be more valiuable then the computer,
although 640 MB of RAM in an eMac is a good bit.  Best bet like Peter
said is to check on what something similar is selling for and maybe up
it a bit if you are doing it with reserve.

On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 21:28:50 -0600, Peter Brunone (EasyListBox.com)
<peter at easylistbox.com> wrote:
>        I don't think you have to worry about ripping anyone off; the
> Ebay buyers will tell you exactly how much they think it's worth :)
>        You can always browse some auctions yourself (like I did after
> the Mac Mini discussions, since I'm also considering a cheap Mac for web
> testing)...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org
> [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of D Ross
> I was reading that thread the other day about the macmini and I started
> thinking...Maybe I could sell my emac and buy a mini. Just wanted to get
> some advice first.
> I'm a recent semi-unemployed college grad with little money. I would
> have to sell my emac first to get a mini. Pretty sad I know but
> anyways...
> I'm thinking I could sell it on ebay or put an ad for it in the
> newspaper or something. It's an older emac (about 2 years old), 750mhz /
> 40gb HD / 640 mb Ram  / osx10.2.8 and classic (still runs great and I do
> preventive maintenance to it regularly)....Has a slight screen blur
> though. Just the emac I'd say I could sell it for maybe $400-$500. But,
> I have tons of software on here that could up the price a few hundered.
> Photoshop CS, Indesign CS, Illustrator 10, Dreamweaver mx04, flash
> mx04pro, freehand mx, fireworks mx04, old Quark.
> I'd also like to keep the mouse and keyboard or I guess I could buy new
> ones.
> So, not only would I be getting a faster computer it also has 10.3 on it
> which if I bought myself would be 129$ or so.
> How much should I sell this emac for? I'm not trying to rip anyone off
> but people do have money and with all this software I should be able to
> get a decent amount for it. At least enough to get a mini and a decent
> monitor.
> Thanks for any info,
> David
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