[hackerspaces] HELP US FINDING VINTAGE ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS!!!
matt at nycresistor.com
Fri Jan 18 01:10:35 CET 2013
There is a museum in Oakland CA called the made. It focuses on
preserving video game pieces.
On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 4:05 PM, Stewart Dickson <mathartspd at gmail.com> wrote:
> Along these same lines, I noted on my blog on Nov 30, 2012 (re-posted from
> "The Museum of Modern Art [New York City] has currently acquired 14 popular
> video game titles from the past and present (with a total of about 40 being
> acquired in the future) to add into an upcoming new category of artworks in
> their collection."
> So, my question is: Who is going to maintain these machines and how?
> Where do you find a Cathode-Ray Tube for a 1980 PacMac? The High-voltage
> There are a bunch of parts in those things that just don't last very long,
> and there are not many (if any?) still being made.
> And, this is, like a WHOLE new classification of Art Restoration that nobody
> has thought of before,
> I think.
> -Stewart, http://us.imdb.com/Name?Stewart+Dickson
> On 1/17/13 3:23 PM, B F wrote:
>> Have you contacted MARCH?
>> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 4:16 PM, asbesto<asbesto at freaknet.org> wrote:
>>> Instead of talkin'bout FIREARMS, what about helping an
>>> hackerspace / hacklab / bricolab / museum in the deep south of
>>> Italy, in the middle of SICILIA?
>>> We're building a museum copy of an APPLE 1, using only vintage
>>> components from 1976 era; we have almost anything, but we are
>>> desperately searching:
>>> TEXAS INSTRUMENTS LOW PROFILE IC SOCKETS
>>> 8, 14, 16 AND 24 PIN
>>> for historical and museal purposes, they have to be
>>> EXACTLY AS THIS PICTURE:
>>> (this is the 40 pin version)
>>> They came in blisters and have a mylar backside. They were very
>>> cheap in 1976 but now they're out of production! Someone can
>>> spot them in some old store or at flea markets or auctions or ...
>>> P l E a S e help us!
>>> their product code are:
>>> TI C8408-02 (we need about 20 of them)
>>> TI C8414-02 (we need about 60 of them)
>>> TI C8416-02 (we need about 200 of them)
>>> TI C8424-02 (we need about 50 of them)
>>> If you want to know more about our project, take a look here
>>> LESS FIREARMS, MORE TI IC SOCKETS FOR SICILY! \o/
>>> (p.s. we also need support, and donations are welcome to pay
>>> bills! :)
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