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21845Re: [midatlanticretro] Ferg Big Board

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  • B Degnan
    Jul 6, 2011
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      Thanks Bob. I know we have discussed this before, but I wanted to be
      sure MARCH got something it could use for the Xerox 820.
      bd

      At 09:38 AM 7/6/2011, you wrote:
      > > Please also confirm which one MARCH needs for the Xerox 820, and why
      > > is this board also made for the Xerox. I have not done any research
      > > about the relationship between the bigboard and the Xerox 820.
      >
      >They were the same design. I had a BB back in 1983 or so and have all the
      >issues of Micro Cornucopia magazine, which was the BB user group journal.
      >I forget if the 820 was the exact same board or not, but seem to remember
      >it was a slightly different design or at least board layout.
      >
      >The BB was a really great machine... standard parts, clean design, lots of
      >enhancements could be done, and the user community was extremely friendly.
      > The publisher of MC had a Semi Official Get-together (SOG) each year at
      >their house in Bend, OR. It was a long weekend of rafting, picnicing,
      >technical discussions and board building for the BB users.
      >
      >Bob
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