[vcf-midatlantic] KIM-1 find (was:The next Great VCF workshop July 15 & 16, 2017)

systems_glitch systems.glitch at gmail.com
Thu Jun 29 11:03:00 EDT 2017

Wow, good job there! About as good as the box of 6x rev 0/rev 1 KIM-1s I
found working in a warehouse in college.


On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 10:51 AM, Jeff Galinat via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> On 6/29/2017 9:00 AM, Chris Fala wrote:
>> $20 KIM-1?!?!?!? I don't think jealous is a strong enough word. Let me
>> know if you ever get tired of it! LOL Sounds like your priorities for going
>> to this event are in order. :-) Have a good time.
>> Chris
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>> From: *Jeff Galinat via vcf-midatlantic* <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintage
>> computerfederation.org <mailto:vcf-midatlantic at lists.
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>> Date: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 7:18 AM
>> Subject: Re: [vcf-midatlantic] The next Great VCF workshop July 15 & 16,
>> 2017
>> I won't be able to make it as the 16th is the Sussex County Hamfest,
>> last  year I scored a $20 Rev-b Kim-1.
>> Regards,
>> Jeff Galinat
>> Thanks Chris,
> The guy said the KIM-1 didn't work but I figured that for $20 I would hang
> it on my wall if I couldn't fix it.  I brought it home, applied power, hit
> reset & it worked fine.  I entered the clock program from the "First Book
> of KIM" and it worked as expected.  The only thing I can think of think of
> is that the seller mistook the SST switch on the keyboard for a power
> switch since it is labeled ON/OFF and he didn't know that you had to hit
> reset before it would do anything.  Anyway, there is always lots of
> interesting stuff at the Sussex hamfest.
> Regards,
> Jeff

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