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Old 16 November 2009, 10:13   #5
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Originally Posted by Kitty View Post
I don't think that the user base on retro equipment is as small as you think now.
Nevertheless it is very difficult to break even.

I would pay maybe up to 50-60 for one of these said cases, how much do you think they would take to make?
I'm sure it would be less than that.
The actual cost of making a single case is not that bad, but the tooling costs for the molds are prohibitive in this case. Can be tens of thousands. Thus you need to crank out a lot of these to get them down to 60.

I'm not sure how many are willing to plonk down that much though.. At least around here (Finland), people are quite thrifty regarding their old computers.
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