[vcf-midatlantic] Trip to Brooklyn to the Gowanus eReycling warehouse + questions

Peter Cetinski pete at pski.net
Wed Jun 3 13:39:35 EDT 2020

Great job on the video, David!

I’ve made a lot of father and son vintage computer road trips with my boy.  They are great memories that you will cherish.  

How’s the TRS-80 Model III working out for you?


> On Jun 3, 2020, at 12:53 PM, David K via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> I watch the list with little to contribute  because unfortunately my
> background is not in IT or similar.  I'm really just a fan a of vintage
> computers and learn a good amount from this listserve.
> I recently traveled to Brooklyn to the Gowanus eReycling center that is
> closing.  This was the place mentioned in previous posts.  It was an
> excellent experience for my son and I.
> I have a few question I hope someone might be able to help with.
> 1.  I got a working KayPro 2x but I did not get the phone-like cable that
> connects the keyboard to the main unit.  I see I can buy one on eBay for
> $15 but wanted to know if there were any other work arounds or if someone
> is selling one.
> 2.  I got a small piece (picture attached) that apparently plugs into the
> C64 port 2.  It is labeled "Petspeed" which is apparently some sort of
> BASIC assembler.  I am hesitant to plug it in without knowing more. Any
> help with understanding what this is and how it works?
> 3.  If you want to check out the video of our trip to Brooklyn and see what
> we found go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogZhSaOk-Cs&t=1s
> David K.

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