Thinking about acquiring PDP stuff
vintagecomputer at bettercomputing.net
Wed Nov 30 11:37:36 CST 2016
I was born in '75 and my first experiences with computing were my Dad's
early Commodore stuff. I missed the whole hobbyist era. To me, DG stuff is
seriously antique. When I got my Mark-8 boards they felt a little like Inca
treasure to me. It's all relative.
It's not that I'm unaware of pre-75 computing, especially big mainframes,
etc. But given how viciously much deeper pocketed collectors compete for
that stuff, and shipping, and space.. really... that stuff will likely
always be a curiosity for me rather than something to actually collect and
From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Al Kossow
Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 9:20 AM
To: cctalk at classiccmp.org
Subject: Re: Thinking about acquiring PDP stuff
On 11/30/16 9:15 AM, Brad H wrote:
> When I got
> a dead Digital Group Z80 system, repairing that and getting it
> operating was like going on an exploration of ancient ruins.
Were you born in the 20th century?
Seriously, for some of us, DG microcomputers are modern.
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