[vcf-midatlantic] Mice!

Jason Perkins perkins.jason at gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 17:46:21 UTC 2021

You left out the Lisa mouse!! :) Electrically and mechanically they are the
same inside as the Mac M0100 - which isn't serial, it's quadrature.

Perhaps that would be a nice panel to put in the exhibit  - how the mouse
talks to the computer.


On Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 11:08 AM Adam Michlin via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Hi Everyone,
> As some of you know, I'm moving back to New Jersey (actually this
> weekend). I'll be living a few minutes north of the museum and am
> already brainstorming.
> SomeTimeSoon<tm> I'm hoping to propose a mouse exhibit for the museum.
> To that end, I thought it would be fun to brainstorm on two mouse
> related topics:
> Historically important mice
> Historically oddball mice
> Mice I know we have:
> DEC mouse
> Xerox Alto mouse (currently on the Xerox Star, anyone want to donate a
> Xerox Star mouse? Pretty please?)
> Xerox DayBreak mouse (winner of the What Could Be Possibly Thinking?
> Connector Award)
> Original Mac serial mouse
> Various ADB Mac mice
> Various Commodore mice
> Various Amiga mice
> Various Atari mice
> iMac Puck Mouse (slightly out of scope, but my vote for
> WorstMouseEver<tm>).
> Various PS/2 and serial PC mice
> Various Apple II related mice
> Thoughts on important pointing devices (trackpads, trackballs, etc.)
> beyond the mouse are also most welcome.
> For those that may not know, we try to mix up the exhibits but are
> often at the limits of what is in the VCF collection. So if you have a
> mouse to donate, we greatly appreciate it and we can give you a tax
> writeoff.
> Along the same lines, we'd love someone to buy and donate this Lisa 1
> mouse:
> https://www.ebay.com/itm/284394610135
> I'm told it is a good price. I'm also told it doesn't work with our
> Lisa 2. But it would make a nice artifact for a possibly future mouse
> exhibit and we can keep it for the day that we do have a Lisa 1. I'm
> thrilled to share that the System Source Museum in Maryland just
> acquired a Lisa 1, so they are out there.
> Best wishes,
>        -Adam
> ---
> Adam Michlin
> Director of Marketing
> Vintage Computer Federation

Jason Perkins
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