A VIC-20 IEEE Project

Mike Stein mhs.stein at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 23:37:07 CDT 2015

Tsk, and I just gave one away (a VIC-1112); 
actually used it way back then.

Pretty "niche" indeed, but "cool"...


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jason T" <silent700 at gmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, October 07, 2015 12:28 AM
Subject: Re: A VIC-20 IEEE Project

> On Tue, Oct 6, 2015 at 10:32 PM, drlegendre . 
> <drlegendre at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I didn't realize there was a shortage of these 
>> things. Just a couple months
>> ago, I bought a VIC IEC to IEEE-488 interface 
>> for around $25 on eBay, and
>> ended up selling it back off for about the 
>> same.
> That does seem cheap to me but maybe the VIC 
> doesn't get the love the
> C64 normally gets, even on ebay.
>> That said, COOL! Glad to hear folks are doing 
>> stuff for the PET / VIC era.
>> And hey, I just heard that VIC-20 is the 'new' 
>> C-64.. ;-)
> It is pretty "niche," even as micros go, to 
> design something new for
> the VIC-20 rather than the C64.  That said, I 
> couldn't design a power
> cord if I tried, so I'll take what I can get. 
> And of course it
> encourages people willing to design and build 
> these gadgets to do
> more, so that's a plus, too.
> j 

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