[vcf-midatlantic] VCF museum machines in need of TLC
john.heritage at gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 02:08:08 UTC 2021
What are you using to demo the 1040ST?
I'll also see if I can get my Amiga floppy drives working this weekend to
produce some disks for the 1000
On Thu, Aug 12, 2021, 9:16 PM Gregg Levine via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Jeff did you call for the Doctor? Because I'll be there on the
> Saturday. I speak Apple 2 speak and can finagle enough strangeness for
> the PCjr to get along with it. So, that's part of the message to
> confirm the obvious regarding the Saturday.
> Gregg C Levine gregg.drwho8 at gmail.com
> "This signature fought the Time Wars, time and again."
> On Thu, Aug 12, 2021 at 9:00 PM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic
> <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> > Jeff Salzman will be working making a backup boot disk for the Zorba. One
> > of them stopped working. He will also take a look at the H89.
> > We also need good demos to run on the Amiga 1000. Some of the disks don't
> > seem to work *and* apparently some disks have the SCA virus. Could
> > bring a disinfectant?
> > The museum also has an SD card reader for the Vic-20. I just haven’t had
> > time to set it up yet. Maybe someone can help me figure it out and pick
> > some good demos.
> > Also the museum 1541 drive on the C64, has issues. I had swapped it out
> > another one, but haven't had the chance to try simple troubleshooting
> > a disk cleaner, etc. It has JiffyDOS and is cosmetically better than the
> > one I swapped. Maybe someone can take a look at it.
> > Jason Perkins will look at the Lisa as it doesn't boot now.
> > I would like a better demo for the Atari 1040ST. If anyone has a better
> > suggestion for a disk, please let me know.
> > Also need someone to install the SD card read for the IBM PCjr.
> > The Apple 2 seems to be having issues again. It might just need a card to
> > be reseated.
> > Does anyone have experience getting the TRS-80 working with a floppy
> > I'd like to get some demos working on that machine.
> > I think that's all.
> > =========================================
> > Jeff Brace
> > Vice President & Board Member
> > Vintage Computer Festival East Show-runner
> > Vintage Computer Federation is a 501c3 charity
> > http://www.vcfed.org/
> > jeffrey at vcfed.org
> And while watching Perry Mason destroy a witness regarding what the
> person saw or did not see, he's taking notes. He's also taking notes
> on why the district attorney is making a bigger fool of himself than
> usual;. He notes that Della is also taking notes, and Della also has
> Duke asleep in her lap. The regular pair are sitting with him, and the
> rest of the team are asleep in the office. From the Doctor and Perry
> Mason an unpublished Memoir.
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