[vcf-midatlantic] Vintage stuff I should get rid of
wfdudley at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 10:08:04 EST 2016
My first post got a fair amount of interest. Who knew so many would want
1702 EPROMS ?
I didn't hear from Evan, and I did want him to weigh in on interest by the
One correction: the Zenith terminal is a Z-19, as some of you had
surmised. It has
a green phosphor and I just powered it up and got a blinking cursor, so
I have no idea how to distribute the 1702's, as there were several of you
interest, except perhaps "first come first served", of which I'm not that
big a fan.
After I hear from Evan I will have to figure out how to distribute this
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On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 9:08 PM, William Dudley <wfdudley at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been a pack rat for decades, and lately I've been stumbling upon stuff
> which was "junk" 20 years ago but is now probably "collectible".
> I thought I'd post a few examples here to gauge interest. If something
> is appropriate for the museum, or somebody wants something for their
> private collection, let me know.
> Here are the first few things I've found, that I should have thrown out
> decades ago:
> 1. 5 Intel 1702A-2 EPROMS. These are in ceramic/gold packages (with
> window). Each holds
> a grand total of 256 bytes of storage.
> 2. A Zenith Z-89 terminal. Like the Heath/Zenith all in one computer, but
> without the
> computer part -- just the CRT terminal in an over-wide package.
> 3. Books (all are 8" x 5 1/4" paperback)
> digital pdp-8/a minicomputer handbook 1976-77
> digital introduction to programming 1970
> digital small computer handbook 1973
> digital introduction to minicomputer networks (copyright 1974)
> 4. IBM 8514 Monitor
> Bill Dudley
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