[vcf-midatlantic] Update on the Xerox 8010 (Star)

Adam Michlin amichlin at swerlin.com
Mon Jan 27 22:18:28 EST 2020

And we have almost immediate confirmation it is definitely a Star mouse 
missing the connector! One step closer to hands on use of a Star at the 

Thanks everyone!

On 1/27/2020 10:08 PM, Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> David Geisswein was so kind to take a look at one of our Xerox 8010 
> (Star) machines at the recent workshop. It turns on... counts to 10 on 
> the LEDs, and then does nothing else.
> But, as you know, that's a huge first step. The Star is now in the 
> musuem and is slated for further repair as soon as possible. Hands on 
> use will happen!
> But we have a mystery:
> https://www.instagram.com/p/B72OuuBn4D2/
> Our donor provided two Xerox 8010s (Stars, if you prefer) and one 
> Xerox 6085 (aka Daybreak) and only one mouse. Neither machine seems to 
> have a port that matches the connector the pictured mouse. Maybe we're 
> missing a piece, though?
> You shouldn't need an Instagram account to view the pictures, but let 
> me know if that is causing problems and I can upload them elsewhere.
> Best wishes,
>            -Adam
> <https://www.instagram.com/p/B72OuuBn4D2/>

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