[vcf-midatlantic] The sounds of computing media
mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Thu Mar 17 03:27:48 UTC 2022
The sound of the Seagate ST-251 doing its power-on-self-test dance was also
very distinctive. Going back a lot farther, I loved the sounds of an IBM 029
On Wed, 16 Mar 2022, Dean Notarnicola via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I love this thread. Underscores the need to archive the sounds for
> 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!
>> On Wed, Mar 16, 2022 at 12:38 PM Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic <
>> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>> 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
>>>> the category of your video, is the sound of an original IBM PC (10MB)
>>>> drive pinging away. The computer lab in college had a couple of those,
>>>> 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
>>>> 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 McGuire, AK4HZ
>>> New Kensington, PA
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