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  • > >> Dan Roganti wrote: > >> > >>> The new MARCH website is looking good ! > >>> I just could [not] find the links to any photos Jim Scheef wrote: > > Dan and all, > > I did most of the site before VCF. I'm looking into ways to embed Flickr > slide shows into the site as well as a simple way to host picture albums > on the server. I want to move the videos to a streaming site like...
    Herb Johnson Jan 16, 2009
  • I followed the Web link to the museum's Web site. It's a visually impressive set of Web pages on a variety of devices related to computing and digital technology or information processing. Broadly defined, even a lineotype machine fits in those categories. That's fine by me. But I was *not* impressed with the text associated with the Web pages. I saw this description on the "almost...
    Herb Johnson Nov 12, 2008
  • "Evan Koblentz" wrote: > > What do Joe Giliberti, Andy Molloy, and myself all have in common???? > > Today is our birthday. > Speaking of birthdays, and on-topic: Tomorrow is Halloween, but did you know that Halloween = Christmas? DECimal 25 = OCTal 31 Herb Johnson Retrotechnology.com
    Herb Johnson Oct 30, 2008
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  • > "Evan Koblentz" > wrote: > > > > 2. For the Dec. 6 gathering, does anyone want a Cidco Mailstation, > circa > > 1999-ish? I hear that some people use them as terminals or just to > hack on. > > Otherwise I'm tossing it. > > "Brian Cirulnick" wrote: > > Don't toss it... I think I remember that thing (I'll take it if nobody > else wants it)... Brian, if you lose interest in it, I...
    Herb Johnson Oct 30, 2008
  • Bryan Pope wrote: > I hate to be a pain, but do these 3.6V barrel shaped batteries have the > two pieces of metal welded to them so that you can solder the battery to > the motherboard? > > Cheers, > > Bryan > Brian, 3.6V batteries are not "rare", they are just not carried in-store by Radio Shack. They can be bought, with metal tabs or without, from a number of commercial...
    Herb Johnson Oct 27, 2008
  • "john_apw" wrote: > My problem is that many chips have 2 or three numbers on them, so I > have the additional step of having to look them up online. Well, I > would anyway because of the info I want on hand about each... > Rough count: I have between 400 and 500 sticks of all > kinds of chips. Also have more than 50 sticks of single-row > header pin/sockets (3 sections per stick...
    Herb Johnson Oct 20, 2008
  • Now that I have a good car again, chances are I'll attend the MARCH swap/party in December. I'll try to bring some stuff I can simply offer for trade or for free. Stuff I may bring includes some big all-in-one Macs like the 5300 series with the 14-inch internal monitor. They are just too big to sell. I may bring some other Apple Mac technology. I have some Appletalk network stuff...
    Herb Johnson Oct 18, 2008
  • B Degnan wrote: > > Dan/Herb/Kelly and anyone who cares about our original Micropolis drive > controller topic, > > I just bought two supposedly working Micropolis 1041 drives on Ebay for > $9.99 (just the internal drive) and $15.99 (complete drive)! What a > bargain. > The one difference is that he has a Vector Graphics drive controller > card (it came with his drives) and I have...
    Herb Johnson Oct 16, 2008
  • "john_apw" wrote: > > I've tried in vain to locate an archive of Kilobaud Microcomputing > Magazine. Libraries are often a forgotten resource. Check with your nearest college libraries, look at their on-line catalogs. You might be able to get borrowing privledges, otherwise you'll have to feed a library copier. But issues of Kilobaud come up for sale in the usual venues, that may...
    Herb Johnson Oct 16, 2008
  • "Bill Dromgoole" wrote: > > I think the vintage chips are a valuable resource for repair and restoration > of vintage computers. > When repairing a 1977 computer I would rather use a 1977 chip than a 1995 > chip just for authenticity. > > So don't give up on the chips being used for their original design purpose. > > If you don't want them, maybe you would consider them for...
    Herb Johnson Oct 16, 2008