[vcf-midatlantic] The sounds of computing media

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Thu Mar 17 01:42:42 UTC 2022


I love this thread. Underscores the need to archive the sounds for
posterity.

On Wed, Mar 16, 2022 at 7:19 PM Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Maybe that is the one I am talking about. I Googled that model and the
> pictures look like what I remember. I love that rectangular LED too!
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> On Wed, Mar 16, 2022 at 12:38 PM Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
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> > On 3/16/22 10:27, Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> > > HA, fun!
> > >
> > > The one sound I wish I could hear on a regular basis, that isn't
> exactly
> > in
> > > the category of your video, is the sound of an original IBM PC (10MB)
> > hard
> > > drive pinging away. The computer lab in college had a couple of those,
> > and
> > > I would hear it coming from the next room while I did my assignments on
> > > the Apple IIe (only the advanced students got to use the IBMs). I am
> sad
> > > that the memory of that sound is fading from my mind.
> >
> >    The one that I love the most, still after all these years, is the
> > "peep peep poop poop peep" of the Seagate ST-225.
> >
> >           -Dave
> >
> > --
> > Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
> > New Kensington, PA
> >
>


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