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

Chris Fala chrisjpf33 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 29 11:18:26 EDT 2017

Wow, cool story. The guy didn't know what he had, so you got it cheap.
Better than the idiots out there trying to sell an untested Commodore 64
for $300. There seems to be a lot of eBay inflation recently, a little
scary. Glad I have what I have, I can't afford to buy anything anymore. ;-)

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
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> 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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