With the result that I'm now the owner of this fine device:
I truly didn't expect anything like this, since I know Timmie doesn't have the necessary money. In fact, he handled it well enough that I had no idea what was going on until he bought the thing.
I didn't count on the presence of a secret funding cabal.
So, to everybody who contributed, apart from the individual thank yous I'll be giving later, I have this to say: