[vcf-midatlantic] uKenbak-1 from AdWaterAndStir
touchetek at gmail.com
Fri Jul 30 04:58:11 UTC 2021
These photos in particular show the uKenbak-1 well.
The scale shows its heft... the metal is thick.
There was a close replica offered years back that is not available.
The maker of it isn't responding to emails.
On 7/30/2021 12:39 AM, Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I don't have that exact replica, but I have a similar Kenbak-1 replica at
> Kennett Classic that mindlessly runs chase the lights all day. I think
> they're pretty cool and a lot less expensive.
> On Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 12:20 AM Douglas Crawford via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> I wanted folks to know how good this is.
>> I just got one, and its a really high quality unit.
>> The case is metal, the whole unit is solid.
>> I was worried about the buttons, but they are fine.
>> The have a soft snap to them.
>> I would proudly show this to folks who wonder what this
>> 1971 Personal Computer was about.
>> Has nice built in features controlled by the ATmega328 inside,
>> including demo programs you can call up.
>> If you want something that is physically representative of
>> the real Kenback-1 without breaking the bank, get one.
>> I highly doubt you will be disappointed.
>> Awesome value.
>> I bought a prebuilt demo unit, but the kit instructions look very good
>> too so building it should be a snap.
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