[vcf-midatlantic] Commodore 64 curb find, need power supply

Jason Perkins perkins.jason at gmail.com
Sun Jun 4 19:38:55 EDT 2017


Alexander got me a power brick last week, and the computer and disk drive
work great!

Regarding the printer... does the group think I should leave it in-box? I
don't know how collectable / rate an MPS-801 is.

Thanks!

On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 8:26 PM, Jason Perkins <perkins.jason at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks Alexander! That sounds ideal!
>
> -J
> On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 8:07 PM Alexander via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
>> Nice score!
>>
>> I believe I have a spare C64 PSU from a bricked machine that won't be
>> needing it.  You are welcomed to it.
>>
>> You're over in Springfield, right?  I'm not far away, if you want to stop
>> by the Merrifield area, it's yours at your convenience.
>>
>> -Alexander 'Z' Pierson
>>
>> Sent from my pocket telephone.
>>
>>
>> Jason Perkins via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.
>> vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>>
>> >Last week I was driving through my neighborhood and spied an electric
>> lawn
>> >mower by the curb. When I walked back to nab it, by eye caught a
>> Commodore
>> >logo on a box. I thought to myself "Surely there's not commodore
>> equipment
>> >inside." Turns out it was a never opened MPS-801 dot matrix printer!
>> >Everything, even the original ribbon, was in its packing.
>> >
>> >Well, this warranted a closer look at the other curb items. Nearby was a
>> >long box lid, with 2 items in plastic bags. One bag contained 1541 drive,
>> >and the other an original style C64. Both with plastics in perfect
>> >condition! The C64 has an "A" revision motherboard.
>> >
>> >I've never had a C64, so I figure this is worth a play :) It didn't come
>> >with a power supply though. Does anyone have an extra they want to sell?
>> >I'm just outside DC if that makes a difference.
>> >
>> >Thanks!
>> >
>> >--
>> >Jason Perkins
>> >313 355 0085 <(313)%20355-0085>
>>
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> Jason Perkins 313 355 0085 <(313)%20355-0085> Sent from my iPhone
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