[vcf-midatlantic] Repair workshop wrap-up 7/11 & 7/12, 2020
laurakid7 at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 26 04:14:55 EDT 2020
I really need help recovering hard drives from several old macs . I have external drives also but honestly I was always terrible at labeling anything. If anyone can help me at the workshop, that would be awesome. It seems to be on topic this time around?
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On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 12:13 AM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
On Tue, Aug 25, 2020 at 9:20 AM Jeff Salzman via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> At the August Workshop, someone asked me about the brushed metal ZoomFloppy
> case I had, and I forgot who asked me about it. The person I bought it from
> still has more of those cases available. If you're still interested in
> getting one for yourself, I can pass contact information around.
I asked you about it. Send me the info please.
> Jeff Salzman
> On Mon, Jul 13, 2020 at 6:41 PM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > We had 10 people come to our repair workshop. It was very successful and
> > everyone enjoyed it. We seem to have a pattern that works for everyone,
> > we will repeat it for the next workshop on August 15 & 16.
> > I worked on recovering data from a modern hard drive Jonathan and Ian
> > helped), which I will detail in another email. I also was successful in
> > repairing a Rev A Commodore 64 board. Alex Jaccocks and Jonathan Sturges
> > helped me. It had bad Character RAM (U6), Character ROM (901225) and a
> > U1 chip (6526). This Rev A board has a ceramic VIC 6567 chip too!
> > Bill Dromgoole successfully repaired the museum's Ohio Scientific
> > There were 3 keys that needed replacing.
> > Ian fixed one of his black and white TVs and worked on many other things
> > with others.
> > Neville worked on his Kay Pro. I'm not sure how he made out with his
> > repairs.
> > Mike Rosen worked on Commodore 1541 repairs.
> > Ian and Jason Perkins also worked on scanning some documents from the
> > museum warehouse for preservation.
> > Don't know what Alex Jaccocks and Jonthan Sturges were working on.
> > Bill Indereidden continued to document and work on the Wang 4000.
> > Maybe everyone can tell what they were working on and their progress.
> > Next workshop is August 15 & 16: Sign up here:
> > There will be a limit to 10 people in the workshop area. If more want to
> > come, then there is room for 2 or 3 people in the museum workshop space.
> > Face masks are required for this gathering.
> > --
> > =========================================
> > Jeff Brace
> > Vice President & Board Member, VCF East Showrunner
> > Vintage Computer Federation
> > http://www.vcfed.org/
> > jeffrey at vcfed.org
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jeffrey at vcfed.org
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