[Repairs] Plz Apply: Free XO Laptop Parts Machines!

Diane Serley olpc.aunti.mame at gmail.com
Thu Mar 26 14:42:46 EDT 2009

second hand works for me!

I'm working with the assumption that we (IlovemyXO & xoexplosion) are
second-in-line; behind giving to repair centers, etc. Let me know price for
items and I'll make up and order.

Diane Serley

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 1:58 PM, Holt <holt at laptop.org> wrote:

> Dear Tinkerers, Community Repair Centers & Friends
> To reduce OLPC's ongoing storage fees, we are drawing down our inventory
> of returned/used hardware -- Help Us Go Green!
>    45 DOA XO Laptops (D Stock)
>    Seed your own repair center or expand it!
>    Many of these can be repaired using:
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Fix_Clock
>    AT LEAST 85 Mangled XO Laptops (M Stock)
>    Several of these machines still work, but have generally have 1 or
> more very serious physical defect.
>    219 Used US/Canada Chargers (Chargers)
>    Most of these work absolutely fine!
> I'd like to give these all away, to any deserving groups, Repair
> Centers, or motivated individuals doing good work in our community!
> I may also sell some of the above items to XOexplosion.com or
> iLoveMyXO.com as appropriate, if they are interested in second-hand
> merchandise.
> ALL proposals will be considered (individuals & groups) if you send me
> an email ASAP within the next few days describing:
>    * What you want above, exactly how many of each, how you intend to
> use them.
>    * Shipping is free of charge to most locations worldwide.  You must
> include a COMPLETE shipping address AND phone number.  We do not ship to
> PO Boxes.
>    * We should have plenty to go around, but if a large number of
> people apply, I will favor groups that:
>        - share larger amounts of hardware, or are working with existing
> community groups such as: http://groups.laptop.org
>        - take initiative starting an XO Laptop Lending Library, as
> outlined here: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Contributors_program_criteria
>        - have a proven track record of helping others, eg:
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Repair_center_locations
>    * Indicate your flexibility; EG. if you want 10 units each of XYZ,
> but would accept 5 of X and Y.
>    * All Hardware & Shipping & Customs Issues ENTIRELY AT YOUR OWN RISK!
> ASIDE: if you are looking for brand new XO Laptops, they are available
> separately here, also free, if you join our spirit-of-building:
>    http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Contributors_program
>    (generally on a loaner basis so you later share with others in your
> community)
> Thanks :)
> --Holt
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