[vcf-midatlantic] Random thought: VCF East clones exhibit

jsalzman at gmail.com jsalzman at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 06:56:45 EDT 2019


MSX computers were cloned extensively.

On Wed, Aug 7, 2019, 6:49 AM Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> >> I had planned for something similar as a sub-exhibit for the 2021 IBM PC
> 40th anniversary exhibit, as they were significant to the development of
> that segment.
>
> Certainly an IBM PC anniversary exhibit should include clones.
>
> But I'm thinking of a mother-of-all-clones exhibit, not tied to any
> milestone, and focusing exclusively on the clones.
>
> Other than Apple II, Mac, and the IBM PC: what other popular computers were
> cloned?
>
> Bill Deg. showed obscure TRS-80 clones last time.
>
> One could argue the IMSAI was a clone of the Altair.
>
> What else? (Sorry if I'm missing obvious ones: haven't been to sleep
> yet...)
>
> On Wed, Aug 7, 2019, 6:42 AM Dean Notarnicola <dnotarnicola at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I had planned for something similar as a sub-exhibit for the 2021 IBM PC
> > 40th anniversary exhibit, as they were significant to the development of
> > that segment.
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Aug 7, 2019 at 5:46 AM Evan Koblentz via vcf-midatlantic <
> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >
> >> I'm not sure if this has been done, other than for specific brands
> (mainly
> >> Apple II/Mac): someone should make a whole exhibit (or arrange a team
> >> exhibit) exclusively for vintage clones (not modern replicas).
> >>
> >
>


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