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How much would you be willing to pay for a Neo900 (complete device) with TI DM3730 1GHz/512M-RAM/1GB

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#2901
Originally Posted by Feathers McGraw View Post
And also, how will all of the additional nearly mint condition N900s be sourced so that more Neo900s can be produced? From what I've read to date, it seems like this has been a major challenge and the team still doesn't have enough to cover the existing orders, let alone increased demand following a kickstarter.
Yes, this is a real Achilles Heel for the project. Their total production run is limited to the number of "mint condition N900s" that they have now, plus the number of current N900 owners who wish to go with their board-only option. If they don't have enough N900s in hand now, and they can't entice additional N900 owners to go board-only, then the Kickstarter campaign will essentially be asking those who have pre-ordered already to send in more money, still with no product in sight.
 

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#2902
Originally Posted by joerg_rw View Post
leaving other points of criticism in your post aside, this is particularly incorrect.
Originally Posted by pichlo View Post
Using phrases like "your post is particularly incoherent"
Before this escalates, I'd like to point out that Joerg said incorrect, not incoherent! It's late...
 

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#2903
Please don't escalade to the left or right. The N900 has been a wonderfull device and for the next 50 years there will be nothing like that again. It's like ancient and forgotten technology.
 

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#2904
Originally Posted by Feathers McGraw View Post
Before this escalates, I'd like to point out that Joerg said incorrect, not incoherent! It's late...
While both has come across bit hostile I think pichlo had a point.
I mean neo900.org should answer questions clearly. The question was raised after the word kickstarter appeared. After such a long timewe forgot that it was planned and forgotten what it was for. And thoughts pop-up: What the ... , do I need throw even more money? Why that? What the ... are they doing with the funds?

So instead of accusing the other of stupid question, more or less. Neo900.org should aim to describe and explain clearly and effectively what is the status. Every answer should almost fit in a SMS

See my post as feedback. It's not my intention to ignite a fight. While I hope this project succeeds, I simply can't afford it myself. So I my emotion are not as high, as I am not part of it...
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#2905
Originally Posted by mr_pingu View Post
While both has come across bit hostile I think pichlo had a point.
I actually somewhat agree with the sentiment of what Pichlo said, just thought it could have escalated in a non helpful way very easily. There's a real disagreement to be had, but it isn't over that particular phrase, which was misquoted.
 

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