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Offline Homer J Simpson

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Richard Thomson's vintage computer collection
« on: June 27, 2017, 01:32:56 am »


 

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Re: Richard Thomson's vintage computer collection
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2017, 01:37:11 am »
Lots of yellowed plastic there.  :phew:
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Re: Richard Thomson's vintage computer collection
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2017, 03:55:42 am »
Lots of yellowed plastic there.  :phew:

Even more bad caps, hardened grease, and dust-clogged heatsinks. (Edit: and faded EPROMS.)
But it's a great collection. I hope he succeeds in creating some kind of public display.
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Re: Richard Thomson's vintage computer collection
« Reply #3 on: June 27, 2017, 04:43:40 am »
If you are interested in vintage personal computing, another interesting site is:
http://www.classic-computers.org.nz/
 

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Re: Richard Thomson's vintage computer collection
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2017, 05:56:42 pm »
That was lovely!  I now want to build a recreation of that CAD design station in my home!  Also, I have a deskside SGI 4D/780GT from a company that did the 3D scans of Arnold Schwarzenegger, an SGI O2 that was used on Flubber (still with soft-body source code and in-house animation system).  I used to have an Apollo DN460 but I kind eventually dismantled it.  *sigh*

 


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