beige rant (was Re: IBM 5150 with red case on ebay)

Swift Griggs swiftgriggs at
Sat May 14 00:21:11 CDT 2016

On Fri, 13 May 2016, Lyndon Nerenberg wrote:
> I don't remember the stack of RCA connectors, but yeah, Apple definitely 
> rode on the coat tails of Bell & Howell 16mm movie (and 35mm film strip) 
> projector sales :-)

Scope out this picture if you have time:

You can totally see the RCA jacks and other non-Apple-II-normal stuff 
going on back there. It's wacky looking and they totally got the "boring 
school A/V equipment" look down. However, now, in "retro" spect, (sorry) 
it looks a little cool. It's a bit like a Russian clone built like a brick 


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