[vcf-midatlantic] Friday classes @ VCF East

Jameel Akari jakari at bithose.com
Fri Jan 18 12:30:58 EST 2019

I'm not really a n00b, but I'd go to this as well.  I've got tons of 
cleaning to do and it's always good to get a refresher / best-practices 

(And maybe this year I'd get there Friday...)


> On Jan 18, 2019, at 11:42 AM, Tony Bogan <thebogans at mac.com> wrote:
> I was tossing around the idea of doing a “basic Restoration and
> troubleshooting your micro computer collection for beginners” class
> focused on Apple II and compact Macs specifically, since those are in
> my wheelhouse. Obviously some of the cleaning and basic techniques
> would apply to other types of machines.
> The idea is people starting a collection or even those who may have
> vintage micros but are just starting to add Apple II and/or Compact
> Macs to their collection and are looking for tips, hints, ideas of
> where to start and what to do.
> No oscilloscopes or multimeters, just the basics of cleaning, testing,
> simple troubleshooting as well as where to find helpful information .
> I even considered either CDs (which I already have the ISO file to
> make them, but CDs are fading from daily use) or cheap usb sticks to
> give to attendees that already have a nice collection of the manuals
> and how-to books and service notes I’ve collected over the years in
> pdf format.
> My concern is the focus may be too narrow to garner any amount of
> attendance since 90% of the focus is Apple specific.
> Any thoughts?
> Tony

Jameel Akari

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