What's the rarest or most unusual computer-related item do you own?
pontus at Update.UU.SE
Wed Jan 18 08:49:49 CST 2017
On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 10:58:11AM -0800, Alan Frisbie wrote:
> I just joined this list, so I'm not sure which of the items I own
> would be considered by this group to be rare or unusual, but here
> Imlac PDS-1D graphics terminal, with the large screen and detached
> keyboard. Also a second one with the small screen and attached
> keyboard, but the chassis and cards are suitable only for parts.
I think that counts as pretty rare. I know one othe list member has a
> DEC VS60/GT48 graphics display (goes with my PDP-11/34)
This is definitely rare also :)
> All of this was operating here at one time or another, but the
> clutter has become so bad that it is difficult to get them connected
> (or even get at them) these days.
Ouch, it can be surprisingly much work to get out of :(
> I recently retired, so my #1 job now is getting rid of all the stuff
> I accumulated over my almost 50 years in the computer industry. I
> have three rental storage units full of stuff and the cost is
> killing me! Is it OK to post ads on this list?
Definitely. I don't think it will be difficult to find buyers for the
things listed above.
I wouldn't mind a PDS for myself, but I will not afford it :)
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