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    Well, although the IBM PC-JR was atypical for...

    Well, although the IBM PC-JR was atypical for it's time, it draws 48 watts of power according to this one owner (I believe he was reading a specs sheet, on a sticker inside the machine).
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    Other than for the fun, I occasionally use my old...

    Other than for the fun, I occasionally use my old IBM PS/2 machines for writing documents and printing. My Dot-Matrix printers seems to last so much longer than my ink-jets, and for personal files...
  3. Thread: Model M6-1

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    Cant find much on the model, but if you can find...

    Cant find much on the model, but if you can find the pin arrangment, you may be able to create an adapter.
  4. Yeah, I usually replace a lot of older capacitors...

    Yeah, I usually replace a lot of older capacitors (especially if they are paper capacitors though those appear more in Radios and TV's). Hopefully you get the terminal working again.
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    Interesting, If you have enough RAM you may also...

    Interesting, If you have enough RAM you may also consider early versions of NT (3.1, 3.5, 3.51) as well (remember drivers though). An interesting collectible, I dont recall seeing many computers with...
  6. This is very true. Alot of the Core 2 and Sempron...

    This is very true. Alot of the Core 2 and Sempron computers of today will end up being the Vintage computers of tomorrow. This is why my advice is not to throw any electronics away. Your Iphone will...
  7. Im not surprised, I just discovered a seller...

    Im not surprised, I just discovered a seller trying to pass of an Imac G3 233 as "Vintage" (I have one, not even close). I just found an IBM PCJr which is going for $221.95 (excluding shipping which...
  8. With the rising prices I'm not surprised. many...

    With the rising prices I'm not surprised. many would find it too troublesome to go through the work and labor of shipping and taxes for minimal profit. Ebay, one of the major suppliers of computer...
  9. Adding more links to the wiki would probably...

    Adding more links to the wiki would probably bring it a lot more attention, It would probably be used a lot more than it is now if those extra links were present. Links to the marketplace would...
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    That was one of the features of Windows NT 4.0,...

    That was one of the features of Windows NT 4.0, it was available in win 98 as well (of course win 95 too) and even 2000. Just type "progman" (without quotes) in run under the start menu.
  11. Thread: TV Tuner

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    TV Tuner

    Category:Hardware
    200px|thumb|left|An example of an older TV tuner, in this case an ATI Rage Pro //c
    200px|thumb|right|An Aview PC/Television
    A TV Tuner is a device which allows a person to watch...
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    Ive seen many instances where companies dont...

    Ive seen many instances where companies dont expect things to last, in some cases large scandals are invloved see here. As for the cost cuts, that likely has a large play in the quality of the...
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    Remember to update the computer though, there are...

    Remember to update the computer though, there are alot of patches that NT4 could use. NT4 is compatible with all versions of Iexplorer up to version 6 (MSFT dropped compatibility/support after that) ...
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    I do that alot though it is usually quite a bit...

    I do that alot though it is usually quite a bit more expensive than buying an "in the box" system. They are of a good quality however (most of the time).



    That has just about always been true,...
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    Even when they removed BASIC the No ROM BASIC...

    Even when they removed BASIC the No ROM BASIC error still remained. My Windows XP machine (AMD Athlon XP 1800+) failed to boot from the HDD and gave that message!
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    The de-evolving computer

    Ive noticed that in the modern world, a lot of computers and their parts are made of very cheep materials. The odd thing is I have a 7 year old XP machine that is supposedly a "good computer" because...
  17. Thread: Main Page

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    Main_Page

    In case a spammer comes back again and replaces the catagories with spam again, here is the code to get the catagories back:
    LAST UPDATED: 02/14/2010 10:45 A.M. EST
    == Categories ==


    *...
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    The entire IBM PS/2 series has BASIC in ROM. My...

    The entire IBM PS/2 series has BASIC in ROM. My 55sx since I cant get it to boot to DOS boots to BASIC, I do know that the 90 and 95 also have BASIC in ROM so I do believe that they all came with...
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    This is true, although they have many advantages...

    This is true, although they have many advantages over their mechanical counterarts. SSD is by no means a new technology, but it has in only recent years been practical. In reality there are SSD from...
  20. Thread: CPM 1a.jpg

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    CPM 1a.jpg

    A screen shot of Commodore CP/M
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    The Computer Chronicles

    Category:Publications
    200px|thumb|right|The Computer Chronicles logo
    The Computer chronicles was a popular TV show which aired from 1981-2002. The show was created to show the ever changing...
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    Chronicles logo.jpg

    The Logo for the Computer Chronicles TV series
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    Vintage Collecting and Using

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    IBM305RAMAC.jpg

    The IBM 305 RAMAC
  25. Thread: Main Page

    by Dms12444
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    Main Page

    Image:vclogo.jpg
    <big>Welcome to the VCWiki</big>
    This wiki is dedicated to information about vintage computers, software and hardware. If you have experience/knowledge of vintage...
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