Possible entertainment for VCF 8.0

Vintage Computer Festival vcf at siconic.com
Fri Aug 12 20:25:04 CDT 2005


On Fri, 12 Aug 2005, Scott Stevens wrote:

> On Fri, 12 Aug 2005 13:29:44 -0700 (PDT)
> Vintage Computer Festival <vcf at siconic.com> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, 12 Aug 2005, Dwight K. Elvey wrote:
> >
> > >  Maybe we need a contest giving away an Apple 1 ;)
> >
> > If someone's willing to donate one then sure!
> >
>
> I'll donate the wooden case.  Do you think if we put a 'vintage'
> keyboard in it (i.e. one without the 'windows' keys around the spacebar)
> it will fool them??
>
> (there's probably a 'trick' involving a PIC controller or something to
> convert a PS/2-type keyboard into a parallel strobing keyboard which
> would make it work with an Apple 1.  However, both the PIC and the
> keyboard controller on the keyboard itself would be more powerful than
> the 6502 in the Apple 1)

Or just buy a Replica-1 Apple-1 replica.  Vince Briel has been wonderful
in providing Replica-1's as give aways at the past few VCF's.  Please
support him today by buying one!

http://www.brielcomputers.com/

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Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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