OT: Selling my Sharp Zaurus SL-5600 (hey it runs linux!)

Chris Carey chris_carey at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 25 21:25:20 MDT 2005


Im looking to get rid of some old PCs

Im selling both for 150 which is a deal so if you'd
want to swap...

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1GHz Pentium 3
512 MB RAM
13GB Hard Disk
GeForce 3 3D Video Card
Sony DVD-ROM Drive
Plextor 40x CDR burner
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Intel Pentium 3 600MHz
384 RAM
Creative 4x CD burner
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--- Michael Torrie <torriem at chem.byu.edu> wrote:

> A recent slashdot article reminded me that I have a
> Zaurus 5600 that I
> want to sell.  I haven't used it in about 2 years. 
> I am asking about
> $150 for it (I see them going for much more, even
> used, on e-bay), since
> I'm throwing in some extras like a CF wireless card.
>  If no one here is
> interested, I'll put it up on e-bay.  Here are the
> specs:
> 
> - Screen in good condition, has protective film over
> it
> - Slide out keyboard
> - hard cover flips down over screen to protect it
> - XScale 400 MHz processor
> - 32 MB RAM, 64 MB of writable Flash storage
> - Built-in IR
> - Compact flash slot (for either storage or
> wireless)
> - SD card slot (can be used at the same time as CF)
> - Linux 2.4 kernel, stock Zaurus firmware, based on
> Qtopia
> - Comes with usb dock and power supply
> - Capable of running OpenZaurus[1] firmware, based
> on the new
> OpenEmbedded linux distro
> - Hackable
> - Runs an ssh daemon
> - Has gaim and vncviewer installed
> - Hancom office software, compatible with MS Office
> formats
> - Opera web browser
> - misc games
> - Terminal where you can use bash!
> 
> I'm also throwing in the following value-added
> items:
> - D-Link Air 802.11b CF wireless card
> - Extra power adapter
> - Custom USB cord to allow you plug the zaurus into
> the computer without
> putting it in the dock.  This allows you to set up
> networking over the
> USB cable and still use the keyboard.
> 
> I no longer have the CD that came with it, but you
> can download the
> software for syncing, etc from Sharp[2]. 
> Unfortunately the software
> really only works with windows, or at least that's
> what it was like 2
> years ago when I bought it.
> 
> Contact me if you want more information or if you're
> interested.
> 
> Michael
> [1] http://www.openzaurus.org
> [2] http://www.myzaurus.com
> 
> 
> 
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> Michael Torrie <torriem at chem.byu.edu>
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