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10899Re: [midatlanticretro] What do *you* still use that's "vintage"? was: TRS80 Model 100 is it still used

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  • Bob Schwier
    Jan 1, 2009
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      My Panosonic KX-P1092i keeps working as lexmarks and other ink jets
      that are supposed to replace it drop dead.

      Quoting Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster@...>:

      > Bill Degnan wrote:
      > > OK...some people use their Model 100's today. I have seen one person in
      > > the past few years who used a Model 100 to connect to the Internet, yes
      > > there will always be someone doing something...
      > >
      > > Anyway,
      > > In day-to-day life, I still use the same Casio fx-910 calculator I had in
      > > highschool or college (it's from the 80's). It's a solar cell and I have
      > > never changed the batteries (I don't even think there are batteries).
      > >
      > > I have a Commodore C128 hooked up to my home PC via ethernet cable.
      > >
      > > I have a Williams Pong arcade cabinet set up in my office conference room
      > > that we use somewhat frequently.
      > >
      > > Other than that I only use vintage stuff for hobby-related activities.
      > Indeed. I use an HP-200LX and an HP-28S on a daily basis. I use the
      > HP-28S extensively in my professional work (As some of you may know, I'm
      > a programmer), and it has a manufacture date of 1988.
      > I use them because I can't seem to find more modern replacements which
      > function as well as or are as durable as the older equipment I use. I
      > know for a fact that there are many programmers who zealously guard
      > their HP-16C Programmer's Calculators, which date from 1982.
      > Peace... Sridhar
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