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Blast from the past. Can you find any tech from the past to share?

Discussion in 'YoYoTech' started by The Bear, 23 Oct 2013.

  1. The Bear

    The Bear What's a Dremel?

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    Blast from the past. Can you find any tech from the past to share?

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  2. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Lover of bit-tech Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Where to start? I've got 50 vintage computers right here in the office, ranging from the ZX81 I built from a kit (as Custom PC readers will know) to a tricked-out Amiga 1200. However, for something easy to post, how about this bit-slice micro-mini write-up I found being used as a bookmark in a tome I recently added to the library?
     
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  3. The Bear

    The Bear What's a Dremel?

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    Gareth you are true Legend. Any exotic tech pics are welcome.
     
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  5. The Bear

    The Bear What's a Dremel?

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    nice :) but lets try to dig even deeper for some wow factors and history makers
     
  6. The Bear

    The Bear What's a Dremel?

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  7. Gareth Halfacree

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  8. GuilleAcoustic

    GuilleAcoustic Ook ? Ook !

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    Sorry Bindi, but the ATI Rage Fury MAXX was a dual GPU (Rage 128 Pro) and it was available for purchase in 1999 (way before the never released 6800GT :lol:) :

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    On the same subject, here is a site about Retro Hifi : http://itishifi.blogspot.fr/ ... here is an teaser

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  9. The Bear

    The Bear What's a Dremel?

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    nice find Guille
     
  10. GuilleAcoustic

    GuilleAcoustic Ook ? Ook !

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    Thanks mate, I'm a huge vintage audio fan :D
     
  11. David

    David μoʍ ɼouმ qᴉq λon ƨbԍuq ϝʁλᴉuმ ϝo ʁԍɑq ϝμᴉƨ

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    I had one of those. It was sh!te.
     
  12. faugusztin

    faugusztin I *am* the guy with two left hands

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    I wish i would not have thrown out this thing i had in my 286 :
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    Yep, that is Western Digital graphics card :) (Paradise).
     
  13. GuilleAcoustic

    GuilleAcoustic Ook ? Ook !

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    My under modification baby :

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    Modification being applied :
    • Modern connectors to replace DIN2 speakers and DIN5 input / output
    • Moving from CLASS B to Class A working mode
    • Caps replacement, they are from the 60's
     
  14. Meanmotion

    Meanmotion bleh Moderator

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    From that N6800GT-DUAL retrospective:

    "That fan uses just a 2-pin connector rather than the modern-day 4-pin with PWM control, which means it’s 100% fan speed, 100% of the time! This is because the 6800 core had no idle frequency/voltage reduction, so it ran at the full 400MHz all day long.

    Wow, the things we take for granted now!"

    Too true!
     
  15. GuilleAcoustic

    GuilleAcoustic Ook ? Ook !

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    Gamin in 1982 : The Mattel Intellivision

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    ... and its games

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  16. The Bear

    The Bear What's a Dremel?

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    OMG some old memories there :)
     
  17. David

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    Pitfall!

    I had that for the Atari.

    Could do with a spot of anti-aliasing, don't ya think?
     
  18. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Lover of bit-tech Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Which is why you never use retro hardware with a modern LCD panel - or, worse, an emulator. Good ol' free-aliasing on CRTs makes things look *way* better than they actually were.
     
  19. Big Elf

    Big Elf Oh no! Not another f----ing elf!

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    My first computer from around 1982/3, I bough it for its portability and it had a lot of use for a couple of years:

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    It still works!
     
  20. The Bear

    The Bear What's a Dremel?

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    OMG that's real piece of History - thaks for sharing
     

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