[vcf-midatlantic] Hayes 300bps SmartModem for museum exhbit?
ben at cogs.com
Thu Jan 30 11:29:09 EST 2020
this is what i have in my archive.
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> On Jan 30, 2020, at 8:20 AM, Kelly Leavitt via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> ?I have a 1200. Not what you asked for, but it's available just in case.
> From: vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic-bounces at lists.vcfed.org> on behalf of Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org>
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> Cc: Adam Michlin <amichlin at swerlin.com>
> Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] Hayes 300bps SmartModem for museum exhbit?
> Hi Everyone,
> We're building a museum exhbit on historical modems. RIght now we have:
> USR 300 bps
> USR Dual Standard Courier 14.4kbps (Sysop badged)
> Telebit T2500
> Hayes 9600 bps
> USR Sportster V.92
> The idea is feature the beginnings (acoustic) and ends (USR V.92) and
> several important modems in both the hobbyist space (the Dual Standard
> being very popular with BBSs) and the business space (Telebit).
> We'd like to replace the Hayes 9600 with a Hayes 300 SmartModem so
> people can see the modem that birthed the Hayes command set. Research
> indicates that the 300 is the first with the Hayes AT command set, but
> any corrections are welcome. Does anyone have a 300 they would be wiling
> to donate or lend?
> Museum exhibits will be changed much more frequently, although not on
> any set schedule as of yet, so any loan will most certainly be for less
> than one year.
> I'll add that, as it stands, this is a behind glass exhibit. There
> certainly is the possibility of connecting some of these (or other)
> modems to machines as we consider possible infrastructure capabilities
> on the museum.
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