[vcf-midatlantic] PC speakers needed

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 08:37:20 EDT 2016

On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 8:34 AM, Ray Sills via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> > On Sep 16, 2016, at 12:16 AM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> >
> > We have exhibited twice already with Commodore 1702monitors. It gets
> really
> > difficult to haul around and maintain 9 working 1702 monitors. We had to
> > use 1x 1902 and 8x 1702 last time because we couldn't borrow a 1702 from
> > someone else. We want to change it up and make it easier to exhibit. The
> > first time we used 1702/C64/1541 combination. The second time we replaced
> > the 1541 with uIEC SD cards. Now we will replace the 1702 with LCD. And
> > perhaps I will do C64c instead of original C64 breadbin. We are working
> on
> > getting more LCD and c64c.
> >
> And, let’s not forget that eventually, those CRTs in the 1702 monitors
> will fail.  Finding a replacement will be extremely difficult.  It’s a good
> idea to find a way to use current technology that can serve as a
> replacement.
I get it that you want to exhibit these, but the other 364 days a year you
should have a server set up running VICE to allow anyone to log in and
use/test/debug remotely from a networked C64, without needing to have
obviously difficult to support vintage hardware up and running all of the
time.  My 15 cents (inflation).


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