RE: Xerox stores

2017-07-15 Thread Bill Gunshannon via cctalk
Like the Tandy Comuter Stores. I never saw a Color Computer in any of them that I visited. Some Model 4's and mostly Model 12's , 16's and later 6000's. bill From: cctalk [cctalk-boun...@classiccmp.org] on behalf of william degnan via cctalk

Re: Xerox stores

2017-07-15 Thread william degnan via cctalk
On Sat, Jul 15, 2017 at 5:18 PM, Sam O'nella via cctalk < cctalk@classiccmp.org> wrote: > Out of my own ignorance, did Xerox have models geared towards the home? Or > was this a store front for business/Altos types? > null Yes. "business centers", not home (except small home-based businesses).

Re: Xerox stores

2017-07-15 Thread Sam O'nella via cctalk
Out of my own ignorance, did Xerox have models geared towards the home? Or was this a store front for business/Altos types? null

Re: Thousandth data book uploaded to bitsavers

2017-07-15 Thread Sam O'nella via cctalk
Celebrate with a cake with 8 candles (1000)  Thats great. I guess i should scour the archives and maybe im holding on to original books that arent as important anymore. null

Looking for a TURBOchannel Extender Cable

2017-07-15 Thread Rob Jarratt via cctalk
Today I finally got the DECstation 5000/240 with a TURBOchannel Extender cable from the Mesa Electronics clearout back in May. Details here if anyone is interested: https://robs-old-computers.com/2017/07/15/decstation-5000240/ Unfortunately I didn't get a cable to connect the Extender to the

Re: NASA Computers and Tapes found in dead engineer's basement YEAASS!!!

2017-07-15 Thread Alfred M. Szmidt via cctalk
>Yes indeed! Still treasures to be found > > "There is no evidence that suggests this material is historically > significant... I recommend disposal through the immediate destruction > of all magnetic tapes." Well, the semi-good news is that copies were made of most of

Re: NASA Computers and Tapes found in dead engineer's basement YEAASS!!!

2017-07-15 Thread Chuck Guzis via cctalk
On 07/15/2017 12:58 PM, Alfred M. Szmidt via cctalk wrote: >Yes indeed! Still treasures to be found > > "There is no evidence that suggests this material is historically > significant... I recommend disposal through the immediate destruction > of all magnetic tapes." Well, the semi-good

Re: NASA Computers and Tapes found in dead engineer's basement YEAASS!!!

2017-07-15 Thread Alfred M. Szmidt via cctalk
Yes indeed! Still treasures to be found "There is no evidence that suggests this material is historically significant... I recommend disposal through the immediate destruction of all magnetic tapes." Indeed

Re: NASA Computers and Tapes found in dead engineer's basement YEAASS!!!

2017-07-15 Thread Fred Cisin via cctalk
NASA Computers and Tapes found in dead engineer's basement https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/07/nasa-computer-engineer-basement/ On Sat, 15 Jul 2017, Ed via cctalk wrote: Yes indeed! Still treasures to be found . . . and destroyed as quickly as possible?

NASA Computers and Tapes found in dead engineer's basement YEAASS!!!

2017-07-15 Thread Ed via cctalk
NASA Computers and Tapes found in dead engineer's basement https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/07/nasa-computer-engineer-basement/ Yes indeed! Still treasures to be found Ed# _www.smecc.org_ (http://www.smecc.org/)

Re: Xerox stores

2017-07-15 Thread Al Kossow via cctalk
On 7/15/17 9:30 AM, Jon Elson via cctalk wrote: > with eBay, if you are > really interested in this stuff, you can still get your hands on things. To a degree. What shows up there is heavily sorted by the seller in what he thinks he can get money for. It's not like a junk store where a whole

Re: Xerox stores

2017-07-15 Thread Jon Elson via cctalk
On 07/15/2017 02:58 AM, Eric Smith via cctalk wrote: On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 8:59 PM, jim stephens via cctalk < cctalk@classiccmp.org> wrote: Backwater == St. Louis, BTW, a place I visit pretty often. Still my all time favorite, Stu's Gateway Electronics still going. I really miss the

Re: Xerox stores

2017-07-15 Thread Jon Elson via cctalk
On 07/14/2017 09:59 PM, jim stephens via cctalk wrote: Backwater == St. Louis, BTW, a place I visit pretty often. Still my all time favorite, Stu's Gateway Electronics still going. Recently touched base with them when I found a giveaway. My cousin caught hell when he took me to one of their