[vcf-midatlantic] NABU teardown

Alexander Jacocks jjacocks at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 01:03:27 UTC 2022


Quick Nabu update:

The guy working to recreate the Nabu network has succeeded:

https://nabu.ca/

I'll provide more details when I receive mine.

- Alex

On Tue, Nov 29, 2022 at 3:01 PM Martin Flynn via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> With the transition to fiber, there is unused CATV coax between the
> makerspace & hotel, and soon the Makerspace and 9010.
>
> If asked nicely,  the usual suspects can pull RG-11 between 9010 and
> 9036 when the 10GB fiber goes in....
>
> On 11/29/2022 12:01 PM, Douglas Crawford via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> >
> > Might the installed base of vintage computer users of the system
> > end up larger than the user base when originally released?
> > :-O
> >
> > Precursors to the internet are going to be interesting
> > footnotes... worthy of museum consideration...!
> >
> >
> > On 11/27/2022 12:32 PM, Alexander Jacocks via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> >> I purchased one, at the eBay price. Also bought a NABU adapter, for
> >> possible hacking.
> >>
> >> I love seeing the community doing work like this. Also FYI, the family
> >> member of several of the key NABU engineers is working on the project to
> >> get the network emulator working here:
> >>
> >> https://youtu.be/FFaWJu3hDP4
> >>
> >> That video is some corporate history, that I thought folks here might be
> >> interested in. There are some others documenting his progress.
> >>
> >> - Alex
> >>
> >> On Sun, Nov 27, 2022 at 10:29 AM Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic <
> >> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Did anyone take advantage of the $20 deal and have extras? I am
> >>> considering taking advantage of the eBay listing but of course I would
> >>> prefer one third the price. ;-)
> >>>
> >>> Chris
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Nov 27, 2022, at 9:26 AM, Ian Litchfield via vcf-midatlantic <
> >>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> About 50 of the NABUs sold each hour after the video released. Adrian
> >>> Black
> >>> is a pretty big YouTuber and garnered a lot of attention to the
> >>> listing.
> >>>
> >>> https://www.ebay.com/itm/394352064883
> >>>
> >>> It looks like there aren’t many left, unless the seller is going to
> >>> relist
> >>> more
> >>>
> >>> They aren’t the 20 dollar local pickup from Craigslist anymore, but 60
> >>> dollars is still cheap enough. I picked one up in the hopes that
> >>> someone
> >>> much smarter than I helps with porting CP/M or other software.
> >>>
> >>> -Ian Litchfield
> >>>
> >>> On Sun, Nov 27, 2022 at 09:07 Duane Craps via vcf-midatlantic <
> >>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Another tear-down of the NABU:
> >>>>
> >>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLYjZoShjy0
> >>>>
> >>>> In the comments the seller said that he is selling a lot after the
> >>>> video
> >>>> came out,
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> DuaneCraps
> >>>> sdɐɹɔ ǝuɐnp
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
>


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