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