Well it had to happen eventually. The old HP laptop died a sudden death. The cat chewed the power supply cord, and when I finally got around to repairing it the laptop wouldn’t start up anyway. It didn’t owe me anything… it was 10 years old. The only pain in the butt is the fact that I just bought more memory for it. DDR2 memory. Grrrrr.
Well, today I’m getting my replacement. A refurbished Dell from Bestbuy.ca
Owning a Flex 3000 SDR requires that I have a computer with a Firewire port. They have stopped putting those on newer laptops, at least at the consumer level of machine, so I needed to source a slightly older machine. I present to you my new Dell E6410 laptop computer.