[vcf-midatlantic] Straight 8

Jeffrey Brace jeffrey at vcfed.org
Fri Dec 28 13:33:43 EST 2018

Evan knows how to do it and will be including it in his forthcoming docent
manual which will also have a video.

@David Let us know what to look for as we run it.

On Fri, Dec 28, 2018 at 9:17 AM Tony Bogan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> > On Dec 28, 2018, at 8:07 AM, David Gesswein via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >
> >   In the various report of whats working and whats not I haven't heard
> > any report on the Staight 8. Has anybody been running it?
> David, when I’ve been at the museum I have not run it as I am unfamiliar
> with it. Perhaps if you’re at one of the upcoming workshops you could give
> me a crash course (pun intended) so I could run a demo for visitors.
> When Bill Dromgoole was there he both wrote down and walked me through the
> diagnostic we use to show the machine running. It’s not sexy but for 99% of
> the people it’s enough blinking lights and whirring to get the “wow it
> actually works!” Response from them. I also have a video of Bill running
> the program that I can refer back to.
> I would never attempt to mess with a machine I am not familiar with, but I
> should have asked a long time ago for you to show me the basics. I’d love
> to have yet another machine to demo for visitors.
> Tony
Jeff Brace
Vice President
Vintage Computer Federation

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