[personal] Vintage stuff here and there

Mike Hatch mike at brickfieldspark.org
Thu May 14 11:15:38 CDT 2009


Philip,

> By the way, it was only about ASR33s. What's an ASR33? A pile of plastic 
> and springs, that makes a lot of noise and is ugly inside. I prefer the 5 
> bit Teletype model 15 (ok, German license builds) as a beautiful 
> mechanical machine
Each to his own.

> saw one. Only 35 and 33 are around here.
35's seem to be rarer than 33's in Europe, you have seen them around ?

> http://hachti.de/a1/img_0171_1024.jpg
What is the location of that machine, any idea of shipping cost to the UK ?.

Best regards,
Mike Hatch

Web - www.soemtron.org
PDP-7 - www.soemtron.org/pdp7.html
Email - mike at soemtron.org

Looking for a PDP-7 (some hope!)  and an ASR33


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Philipp Hachtmann" <hachti at hachti.de>
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Sent: Thursday, May 14, 2009 9:28 AM
Subject: [personal] Vintage stuff here and there


>
> By the way, it was only about ASR33s. What's an ASR33? A pile of plastic 
> and springs, that makes a lot of noise and is ugly inside. I prefer the 5 
> bit Teletype model 15 (ok, German license builds) as a beautiful 
> mechanical machine (Two machines from my collection can be seen working in 
> the quite recent "Valkyrie" movie). The model 28 and 35 are quite nice as 
> well. M28 is very rare here. Never saw one. Only 35 and 33 are around 
> here.
>
> So would you save a machine like this?
> http://hachti.de/a1/img_0171_1024.jpg
>
> That's the more usual state you find 33s here. The unit in the picture 
> will go to scrap, I'm pretty sure. Could try to rescue it if anyone wants 
> it. But shipping to US is very expensive.
>
> Regards,
>
> Philipp
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> http://www.hachti.de
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