[vcf-midatlantic] Repair workshop wrap-up 7/11 & 7/12, 2020

Jeffrey Brace jeffrey at vcfed.org
Wed Aug 26 19:18:15 EDT 2020


On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 6:29 PM laurakid via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Just getting the data would be great.  If possible the image files i might
> want cross platform because I have a dual 2G Powermac and the Adobe
> Creative Suite.  I figure I may as well see if i can use that setup for art
> photography/design rather than forking out money each month for
> subscription.
>

Next workshop is September 12 & 13. Bring it to the workshop.


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> On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 3:31 PM, Ian Primus via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>
> Recovering drives, as in, getting the data off unknown Mac hard
> drives? If you want, I can bring along stuff to image them - convert
> to a file on a PC which you can then mount and pull files out of or
> use in an emulator. Making a full block image of a drive is a great
> way to preserve it and ensure you can get whatever you need out of it.
> Or are you just trying to get drives working with a Mac?
>
> -Ian
>
> On Wed, Aug 26, 2020 at 4:15 AM laurakid via vcf-midatlantic
> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >
> > 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?
> >
> >
> > Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone
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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.
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > 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,
> > > so
> > > > 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
> > > bad
> > > > U1 chip (6526). This Rev A board has a ceramic VIC 6567 chip too!
> > > >
> > > > Bill Dromgoole successfully repaired the museum's Ohio Scientific
> > > computer.
> > > > 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:
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1L3Jc_RIHiBG08kZOOAgzvqjf8G0ox9ZRa6Bnptsc3mE/edit?usp=sharing
> > > >
> > > > 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
> > > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > =========================================
> > Jeff Brace
> > Vice President & Board Member
> > Vintage Computer Festival East Show-runner
> > Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
> > http://www.vcfed.org/
> > jeffrey at vcfed.org
> > cell: 732-759-1783
> >
> >
> >
>
>
>

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Jeff Brace
Vice President & Board Member
Vintage Computer Festival East Show-runner
Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
http://www.vcfed.org/
jeffrey at vcfed.org
cell: 732-759-1783


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