Re: [pc110] PC110 PS/2 adapter group purchase

Jason J. Horton (jason nospam at
Wed, 22 Apr 1998 16:49:48 -0400

I don't get it, I can single order one for $9 + $25 shipping which
equals $34, or I can go in on this group perchase and pay $35
plus shipping $?? thru the group purchase deal. Sounds cheaper to
but a single one. WHats the deal here?


Mark Willis wrote:
> To those on the list & not on the list,
> we have a group purchase of the PC110, PS/2 keyboard/mouse adapters
> going on here; We can get them for $9 plus $25 shipping, quantity one,
> but in a group purchase situation we can get 10 or so for $35 apiece,
> $25 shipping for the whole package, split 10 ways. We have 9 people
> ready now, and are about to send an order ?Monday? or so - I'm doing the
> money-gathering and ordering, but just to give you folks a chance, if
> someone wants to participate, I'm cc'ing this to that list. E-Mail me
> soon, I can check e-mail frequently tomorrow & Friday. I just realized
> that I hadn't posted to that list on this (I think) - I'm a tad
> confused, I think the list is Linux on the PC110? But it
> could be a alternate host of the gadgeteer list, if I'm confused here,
> it's for reasons of overwork & brain-deadedness <G>
> To all: We have 9 people on the list now, I can go ahead & get a
> second unit to push us to 10, so it's a "Go!" for group purchase. I
> plan to investigate shipping options today (Need to go RMA some Hard
> Drives anyways today via UPS, can ask Post Office folks as well while
> out) - I'll say more in the next e-mail just to you interested folks,
> which will verify that you're on the list (if you don't get it soon
> after this, e-mail me!) I've BCC'ed it to you all, respecting
> everyone's privacy.
> My estimate per unit of the total costs, at this point, is $45 or so?
> per unit, roughly, for most people (Foreign delivery costs may vary!
> <G>)
> Mark Willis
> mwillis nospam at