[vcf-midatlantic] Whiz Kids Computer Props

Christian Liendo cliendo at gmail.com
Mon Jan 6 09:53:50 EST 2020


Curious. What was all of those props?



On Thu, Jan 2, 2020 at 12:36 AM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic
<vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>
> I got some great help from Herb Johnson who researched the show and took
> some screenshots of some episodes as well as insights on what some of these
> props might be.
> The name of the person looking for identification of these props is Chris
> Cooling from forgotten.tv
>
> I appreciate the quick response from Herb, Dave and Jeff S!
>
> Thanks so much guys!
>
> On Wed, Jan 1, 2020 at 7:49 PM Jeff Salzman via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>
> > That small white faced, dark sided box, with the raised back section, might
> > be a vintage EPROM programmer. I have an old Logical Devices brand
> > "Shooter" from that era that has the same form factor.
> >
> > On Wed, Jan 1, 2020, 7:15 PM Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
> > vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >
> > > On 1/1/20 7:03 PM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> > > > Someone who is a documentary producer researching 1983 TV series Whiz
> > > Kids
> > > > is asking us to identify the props used in the show. Can any of you
> > > > identify them?
> > > >
> > > > Here are the four pictures: <
> > > >
> > >
> > https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1MdZWxwpVlBdIJq3QwiYbgNb799eCA7jS?usp=sharing
> > >
> > >   The oscilloscope on the shelf above the monitor is a Tektronix model
> > > 502.  That's all I've got..
> > >
> > >           -Dave
> > >
> > > --
> > > Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> > > New Kensington, PA
> > >
> >
>
>
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> =========================================
> Jeff Brace
> Vice President
> Vintage Computer Federation


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