[vcf-midatlantic] Museum pictures

Bob Flanders bob.flanders at gmail.com
Mon Jun 12 21:06:05 EDT 2017


Get the tapes working. Tapes rock!

On Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 2:41 PM, Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> >> >If we are willing to enhance the experience from viewing lifeless
> artifacts to showing operating equipment
> and a good bit of hands on I think it would be some mighty strong gravity.
> The problem is half our artifacts are lifeless because they either don't
> run yet or they can't have monitors hooked up.  And we don't have anything
> yet that visitors can do that's hands on.
>
> We're getting there.
>
> All of our docents should be showing kids some simple BASIC on the micro
> of their choice.
>
> We upgraded from paper signs to tablets so there is more "touch" involved.
>
> Chris F. mentioned that he'd like to build a giant mechanical 2-bit adder
> on our hallway wall.
>
> After Kfest this summer I'm going to start planning the Lego parent/child
> learning station.
>
> Further down the road, we'd like to connect the PiDP to our LA120 and the
> straight 8 to the ASR33.
>
> Bill I. is restoring the TR-20 and plans to incorporate a plotter.
>
> Mike L. just started working on the HP mini. If he can get one of its
> drives going, then we can load an OS to let people log in and do things.
>
> And of course there's the BBS project, plus the ultimate restoration of
> all -- the UNIVAC.
>
>



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