[vcf-midatlantic] Trade / wish list for the Feb 26th swap meet?
shevett at pobox.com
Mon Jan 31 00:05:19 UTC 2022
Hi Andrew, yes, that's me!
I think you mean a Palm TX, right? They were very nice.
I may argue that the Clie NX60 was 'peak clie' - the 'star trek
communicator' form factor with the keyboard on the lower half and the
screen on top, reversible, etc - they were great (i have an NX60)
The N810s were extremely nice. I have two N770's (here's my writeup
on them: https://planet-geek.com/2019/08/16/vintagehandhelds/nokia-n770-linux-tablet/
) but would love the N810 for the 'next step'
I have a Zaurus SL5500, the 5600 IIRC isn't much different... they're
wonderful machines. I was active in the Zaurus community (helped run
the Zaurus Software Index). Having a linux machine in my hand that I
could ssh into over wifi was amazing.
Honestly, I'd be ecstatic to add your gear to my collection. I love
bringing these machines to shows and letting people play around with
how things were before iPhones took over the world :)
On Sun, Jan 30, 2022 at 1:37 PM Andrew Diller <dillera at gmail.com> wrote:
> Are you the Handheld guy that also exhibits the Handhelds at VCFE? If so, I donated some stuff to you back in 2019 East.
> I noticed I have some things I will prob never use and would part with that are not on your list, but also not on your wish list...
> - Palm TC - always felt like Peak palm, with wifi and super fast cpu
> - Clie PEG-Tg50u - also felt like peak clie to me, i like the tall form-factor
> - HP OmniGo 100 - just wierd
> - Nokia N810 - again, peak nokia (see a trend?) much faster than 770 and works on modern wifi (1 hour of use)
> - Zaurus SL-5600 - with wifi card and linux installed
> photo: https://i.imgur.com/mgHE8xg.jpg
> I also have a Psion 5x.
> Let me know and I'll bring these for you to look at.
> On Jan 30, 2022, at 12:22 PM, Dave Shevett via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> Hi everyone, new to the list - I'm hoping to make it to the swap meet
> on Feb 26th, and I'm wondering if folks have a few things I'm looking
> * AT&T 3b1 / 7300 / UnixPC hardware - looking for an actual 3b1, but
> also for boards and media.
> * AT&T 605 terminal(s)
> * Nothern Telecom Displayphone (hah, unlikely, but I want to toss it out there)
> * DEC terminals - specifically any VT2x+ terminals (Have several
> VT100's already)
> * DEC micro- hardware. Talking microvax, micropdp11, and Pro350 -
> specifically the 'under desk vertical cased' machines
> * DEC VK100 / GIGI terminal (a barco monitor with it would be amazing)
> More traditionally
> * TRS-80 Model III and Model 1 hardware
> * Non-bulky ascii terminals (altos terminals would be wonderful)
> And, because I'm the Handheld guy, any handheld computers. My
> wishlist / current collection is here:
> I have to offer:
> * Osbourne 1
> * Kaypro 2, Kaypro 4, maybe a Kaypro 10?
> * Several HP calculators
> * Coleco Adam complete
> Looking forward to seeing folks...
> Dave Shevett
> shevett at pobox.com
shevett at pobox.com
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