[vcf-midatlantic] Hayes 300bps SmartModem for museum exhbit?

Dean Notarnicola dean.notarnicola at vcfed.org
Sat Feb 1 11:31:13 EST 2020


That would be very cool, as I think it’s the first product Hayes released.

On Sat, Feb 1, 2020 at 11:29 AM Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> I'm learning more and more. Since the exhibit is primarily motivated to
> honor CBBS and the passing of Randy Seuss, I'm doing some research on
> the modem originally used for CBBS.
>
> Was it the Hayes (internal S100) listed below? Seuss himself just
> mentions a "Hayes 300 baud modem card" at:
>
> https://www.chinet.com/html/cbbs.html
>
> I had thought to limit the exhibit to only external modems, but the
> direct connection to CBBS is hard to pass up. I'm even thinking we can
> do something slightly bigger to honor Seuss, but that's getting ahead of
> things (yet ideas are always welcome!).
>
> On 1/30/2020 2:54 PM, William Sudbrink via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> > If you would like some really early Hayes examples, I have a couple of
> these:
> >
> >
> http://www.s100computers.com/Hardware%20Folder/DC%20Hayes/103/103%20Modem.htm
> >
> > and a couple of these:
> >
> >
> http://www.s100computers.com/Hardware%20Folder/DC%20Hayes/100/Micromodem.htm
> >
> > with the microcouplers.  I'd be happy to loan one of each, but I
> probably won't get
> > up to Wall until VCF.
> >
> > Bill S.
> >
> >
>
>


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