[vcf-midatlantic] Another successful repair workshop 3/6 & 3/7 2021

Andrew Diller dillera at gmail.com
Mon Mar 8 12:16:56 UTC 2021


Luckily the Lincoln didn’t have the 50 cal ‘parking enforcer’ option!!

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Andrew Diller



> On Mar 7, 2021, at 11:33 PM, Sentrytv <sentrytv at yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> If you were in NY , Brooklyn , you could have been shot for doing that!
> 
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> My extremely complicated, hand held electronic device.
> 
>> On Mar 7, 2021, at 11:17 PM, Andrew Diller via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>> 
>> I almost forgot. Coming back from dinner, behind Connor and his new Lincoln, he was trying to get it to auto parallel park but being from Philly I just went took the spot and the Lincoln gave up.
>> 
>> I will not bow down to our future robot overlords...
>> 
>> -andy
>> 
>> p.s to be fair I did wait like 15 seconds and it seemed like he was just sitting there.
>> 
>> 
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>>>> On Mar 7, 2021, at 11:00 PM, Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>> So about 15 people showed up to the repair workshop. Most were in the CDL
>>> building and the rest were in 9032-A, the museum and the warehouse.
>>> 
>>> Ian was able to repair the Xerox in the museum by swapping out a board from
>>> another Xerox. He will try to repair the original board later. In addition
>>> Ian fixed a number of other items that hopefully he will mention here.
>>> 
>>> Jeff Salzman tested all sorts of Commodore hardware which was fun watching
>>> especially him using the Magic Voice hardware and then realizing that Gor
>>> and Wizard of War both had digitized voices when the cartridges were
>>> plugged into the Magic Voice. Sounded just like the arcade versions.
>>> 
>>> Jason Perkins tested and fixed the Diablo printer as well as a Apple
>>> Profile.
>>> 
>>> Dmitry had success at the very end of the workshop, but I don't remember
>>> what he was working on.
>>> 
>>> Corey and I started prototyping a new backdrop for the artifact carts that
>>> I hope everyone will like.
>>> 
>>> Can everyone else chime in on what they were working on?
>>> 
>>> Next event is the swap meet & repair workshop on April 24.
>>> 
>>> 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
>>> cell: 732-759-1783
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