What's the rarest or most unusual computer-related item do you own?

Tony Aiuto tony.aiuto at gmail.com
Sat Jan 28 15:13:25 CST 2017

I have a Minivac 601, but it is in storage and I am not sure if it is
working. I'm thinking of restoring it and bringing to VCF East.  The video
is not mine - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6OA8HfnxxU

On Sat, Jan 28, 2017 at 1:13 PM, Bob Rosenbloom <bobalan at sbcglobal.net>

> On 1/14/2017 3:49 PM, Rick Bensene wrote:
>> --snip
>> I know what you mean about the DC300 carts...what a lousy design...at
>> least from a longevity standpoint.  I've had numerous nightmares with those
>> cartridges in a number of vintage systems that I've got.    Broken tension
>> bands, sticky tape...just plain bad stuff.   Plus, the tape transports in
>> the 4051/4052 are fussy as can be.   I have a 4907 single 8" floppy disk
>> drive for my 4051, and it works great, but I don't have the proper ROMpack
>> module to use it with the 4052, which apparently needs a different ROMpack
>> than the 4051 to talk to the 4907.  So far, such a ROMpack has proven
>> elusive.
>> -Rick
> I have the Tektronix 4052/4054 File Manager ROM Packs. Can be seen here:
> http://www.tekmuseum.com/linked/tek_roms1.jpg
> I should have the documentation on them also. Only problem is they are
> buried somewhere in a cargo container.
> Are you still looking for one?
> Bob
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