[vcf-midatlantic] Homebrew Computer Systems from Bob the donor

Neil Cherry ncherry at linuxha.com
Thu Jun 24 21:12:29 UTC 2021


On 6/24/21 12:58 PM, Herb Johnson via vcf-midatlantic wrote:

> For those who think this looks awful, well, this is how we built microprocessor computers at home. In the earliest days, there just 
> weren't' any "computers" to build, just micro processors or at best $1000 development systems or $300 development boards. In the 
> mid-1970's, you could buy a *new car* for a few thousand dollars; $300 was an apartment's monthly rent.

I think a nice hand built computer with a few ads from the time period.
Maybe a Trans Am and the price in the ad. It give folks an idea. Also
something common like a Wonder Bread add and the cost of a loaf of bread.

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