Author Topic: Vintage Computer Festival Midwest 14- Will have telephone displays this year-  (Read 400 times)

Offline phr34k5h0w

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Come out to Vintage Computer Festival Midwest September 14th and 15th 2019. A number of us will have a working phone displays at the event. Phone stuff is welcome.

In Elmhurst IL

Heres the event page

Offline Key2871

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That actually sounds like a blast. Unfortunately I'm too far away.. Though I've been to Elmhurst.
Hope the turn out is really good for you folks.

Offline Jim Stettler

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TCI is having a telephone  show in Mattoon IL, on  September 13, 14 2019.
You live, You learn,
You die, you forget it all.

Offline andre_janew

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 My first computer didn't have a screen, but used a black and white TV as its screen.  It was a Timex 2K computer.  I mention it as an example of a vintage computer.  Unfortunately, I don't have any pictures of it.

Offline twocvbloke

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That Timex was probably one of the Timex-Sinclair computers, and if it was 2K of RAM, it was most likely the Timex-Sinclair 1000, which was an NTSC version of the Sinclair ZX81...  :)

Offline oldguy

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My 1st computer was an Apple 2E. 2 5 1/4 disc drives, 1 for the program & 1 for memory. But with my typing skills it was amazing. Unlike a typewriter you just back spaced to make a correction.

Offline Key2871

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Mine as well, old guy. It was given to me to play around with and get the hang of using keyboards, and the like.

Offline compubit

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The first computer I owned was an IBM PS/2 Model 50 (80286, 1MB RAM, 1.44 MB floppy, 20 MB hard drive, VGA) as a junior in college. prior to that, I used various TRS-80 and Apple II machine through my high school.

A phone phanatic since I was less than 2 (thanks to Fisher Price); collector since a teenager; now able to afford to play!
Favorite Phone: Western Electric Trimline - it just feels right holding it up to my face!