[vcf-midatlantic] Museum items in need of repair

Jeff S jsalzman at gmail.com
Sat Mar 26 02:23:55 UTC 2022

Hit me up this weekend for the VIC-20.

On Fri, Mar 25, 2022, 2:49 PM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Apple 2: Best as I can describe: "scrambled video". This has been a chronic
> problem with this machine. It seems like it is a loose video card and wires
> that need to be reseated, wiggled, etc. Tony knows how to make it work, but
> he can't always be there and the fix doesn't last very long. The other
> docents and I have tried to replicate what he does to no avail.
> IBM PCjr: Has a floppy drive making loud noises and doesn't boot up
> properly. We have an SD card solution for it, but that doesn't seem to work
> all the time either. Dean knows how to make it work, but again it doesn't
> work for me or the other docents.
> Vic-20: Needs great demo programs downloaded to SD card and instructions
> made for docents which ones they are and how to operate them.
> Adam Joystick: It doesn't go up! Don't know if it can be repaired, or if it
> needs to be replaced.
> =========================================
> Jeff Brace
> VCF National Board Member Chairman & Vice President
> Vintage Computer Festival East Showrunner
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