For Collectors

Discussion of hardware issues related to the DM1x/DM41. Please ensure that you specifiy whether the issue is related to a credit card size unit or a "Voyager" unit (DM1xL/DM41L).
KimWood
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For Collectors

Post by KimWood » Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:41 am

Michael,

Some of us are calculator users, and some of us are calculator collectors. I am a little of both, and would like to collect a complete set of the SwissMicros Voyager series. I have almost all of them, with just the DM10L missing. I understand the economic realities of very limited sales for niche calculators - but would you consider polling your customers to determine whether there is enough interest to do a small run of the less popular models (DM10L & DM11L?) to see whether it is worthwhile do do a final small batch? I understand that the small run price may need to be higher than your usual prices, and it may be wise to ask for pre-payment prior to undertaking the exercise. Just a thought for the collectors out there.

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Kim

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Re: For Collectors

Post by ziggurat29 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:56 pm

Nice; vive la 10C, the 'redheaded stepchild', :lol: I suspect the only difference is the lexan decal.

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Re: For Collectors

Post by Michael » Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:36 am

There never was a DM10L.
The DM10 with less than 30 sold units in more than 5 years wasn't the hottest selling calculator...
I can do a DM10L at regular price if we find 20 people committing to buy one.

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Re: For Collectors

Post by grsbanks » Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:02 am

Michael, do you want me to set up a poll in order to get some idea of the take-up of a hypothetical DM10L?
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Re: For Collectors

Post by akaTB » Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:24 am

Michael wrote:
Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:36 am
There never was a DM10L.
The DM10 with less than 30 sold units in more than 5 years wasn't the hottest selling calculator...
I can do a DM10L at regular price if we find 20 people committing to buy one.
My precious! Less than 30... $-)
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Re: For Collectors

Post by Michael » Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:40 am

akaTB wrote:
Fri Jun 09, 2017 10:24 am
My precious! Less than 30... $-)
of course one of them is yours :-)

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Re: For Collectors

Post by Walter » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:28 pm

Factually, the DM11L is a better alternative to work with. But that's no reason for a collector, is it?
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Re: For Collectors

Post by grsbanks » Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:42 pm

Walter wrote:
Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:28 pm
Factually, the DM11L is a better alternative to work with. But that's no reason for a collector, is it?
It's also why the original HP-10C was short-lived. The HP-11C was not that much dearer but had much more potential, so people tended to pay out a little bit more for the HP-11C.
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Re: For Collectors

Post by akaTB » Fri Jun 09, 2017 2:23 pm

Walter wrote:
Fri Jun 09, 2017 12:28 pm
Factually, the DM11L is a better alternative to work with. But that's no reason for a collector, is it?
Obviously not.
And there's no point in a DM11 either, once you've got a 15, and a 41. Oh wait: you also have all those HPs too... :lol:
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Re: For Collectors

Post by KimWood » Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:56 am

Yes, I completely understand that there are better alternatives. I like the red head analogy (apologies to all red heads out there). It's a collector thing! Put me down for one DM10L.

Kind regards,

Kim
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