VCF Ban, Vector Graphic cards, Wright card punch, MDS Keyboard

drlegendre . drlegendre at
Wed Apr 29 00:02:41 CDT 2015

Sorry, but what is this drama about, again?

Dare I even ask?

On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 10:50 PM, Jon Elson <elson at> wrote:

> On 04/28/2015 04:05 PM, Mike Stein wrote:
>> Be that as it may and aside from the embarrassment and Mike's insults, no
>> problem; more time to spend elsewhere and an excuse to finally get rid of
>> the PC-related systems, motherboards, cards, disks & drives, docs etc. that
>> I've been hanging on to for close to 40 years in case someone might
>> need/want something some day.
>>  Have a '286 PC?  I have a pick and place system that uses a massive
> proprietary board that is essentially a 286 PC,
> but with lots of EPROM and battery-backed static RAM.
> I got rid of all my 286 gear almost 20 years ago, and now worry just a
> little about spares.
>> - Mohawk Data Sciences keyboard.
>>  I had the 36" fixed-head disk off a MEM-O-REE accounting machine, made
> by MDS.  I have seen some of the consoles off them in surplus stores many
> years ago.  If that is what you have, it is a bunch of TTL wire-wrapped
> into a small box with a keypad and displays.  It was not just the keyboard,
> it was the whole accounting machine (no CPU at all).
> Jon

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