It’s Membership Tuesday! Vintage computing acquisitions, repairs, and presentations from Atlanta Historical Computing Society members are shared on Tuesdays.
Member David Kuder has introduced a line of VGA display peripherals for Apple II computers. ∀2 Analog, an Apple II VGA peripheral card, is available now at https://v2retrocomputing.com for purchase. Future announced products include an Apple IIgs VGA peripheral card and an Apple IIc Raspberry Pi Pico VGA external adapter.
See product demos from David Kuder at our Vintage Computer Festival Southeast, July 28-30 at the Marriott Renaissance Waverly in Atlanta, Georgia. VCFSE 10.0 is part of the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo.
President Earl Baugh updated our VCF SE 10.0 speaker list. Scheduled to appear: Adrian Black from Adrian’s Digital Basement on YouTube, Tim Jensen and Adam Spring about the video toaster, Tandy engineer Paul Schreiber, and Mark Tessier presenting a new replica machine.
Welcomed two new members and the return of two old members. New and old members are welcome at our monthly meetings, our Discord channel, and our email list.
Highlighted active member projects. Repairs were made to a Compaq Plus Portable motherboard, a VGA monitor, a Macintosh SE, and an arcade game recused from a barnyard!
Counted 48 days until VCF SE 10.0. See us at the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo, July 28-30 at the Marriott Renaissance Waverly. More about VCF SE 10.0 at https://vcfed.org/events/otherevents/vintage-computer-festival-southeast. More about the expo at https://gameatl.com.
Join us at our next in-person monthly meeting Saturday, July 8. We meet from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Christ the Lord Lutheran Church.
Patrick Wall of the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo provided an in-person VCF SE 10.0 update. Moving to the banquet room immediately to the right of the ticket booths. Filling 50 tables with vintage tech exhibits. Sharing space with indie game developers. More about the expo at https://gameatl.com/.
Earl Baugh updated the VCF SE 10.0 speaker list. Scheduled to appear: A prominent vintage tech YouTube celebrity, Mark Tessier announcing a new replica machine, Tandy engineer Paul Schreiber, and Tim Jensen and Adam Spring about the video toaster.
David Kuder updated progress on his VGA product line for Apple II computers. Announced: An Apple IIgs VGA peripheral card and an Apple IIc Raspberry Pi Pico VGA external adapter. Available Now: ∀2 Analog, an Apple II VGA peripheral card. Selling at VCF SE 10.0. More at https://v2retrocomputing.com/.
Counted 76 days until VCF SE 10.0. See us at the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo, July 28-30 at the Marriott Renaissance Waverly. More about VCF SE 10.0 at https://vcfed.org/events/otherevents/vintage-computer-festival-southeast. More about the expo at https://gameatl.com/.
Join us at our next in-person monthly meeting Saturday, June 10. We meet from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Christ the Lord Lutheran Church
It’s Throwback Thursday! Memories from previous Vintage Computer Festival Southeast events are shared every Thursday.
Today’s photo is from Mark Little’s TI-99/4A exhibit at VCF 5.0.
A TI-99/4A, Peripheral Expansion Box, software, and documentation are on display.
See Mark at VCF 9.0 in July and learn more about the TI-99/4A computers and computing in the early 1980s.
Reminder: VCF SE 9.0 will be July 15-17, 2022. We are thankful to partner again with the Southern-Fried Gaming Expo.
This year’s show has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please keep checking back here for future dates/details about the show in 2021.
Unfortunately, due to the ongoing global concern over the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), there will be no meeting scheduled for tomorrow, March 14, 2020. AHCS President Earl Baugh will provide details at a future date about possibly scheduling an online “meeting.” Thank you.
The next meeting of The Atlanta Historical Computing Society will be held this Saturday, March 14, 2020. We will meet at the usual time (1pm-5pm) and meeting place (Christ the Lord Lutheran Church in Lawrenceville, GA). All current and prospective Atlanta Historical Computing Society members are encouraged to attend.
The main topic of this month’s meeting will be to discuss and finalize details for this year’s Vintage Computer Festival SouthEast 8.0, to be held in partnership with the Southern Fried Gaming Expo in July.
In addition, club member Mauricio Vives will host a presentation: “Operating Vintage Arcade Circuit Boards,” in which he will draw from his experience collecting these boards., many of which will be showcased at the meeting. All attendees are encouraged to stick around after the business of the meeting has concluded (usually we’re done with business around 3pm) to enjoy Mauricio’s presentation.
See you this Saturday!
This year, VCFSE 8.0 will be held at a NEW LOCATION:
The Marriott Renaissance Waverly
2450 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30339
This year, VCFSE 8.0 will be co-located with the Southern Fried Gaming Expo
(who are sponsoring our space!). This will allow folks to enjoy two shows at the same time with LOTS of activities!!
Here are the dates and times:
Friday – July 10th, 2020
(3:00pm – Midnight)
Saturday – July 11th, 2020
(10:00am – Midnight)
Sunday – July 12th, 2020
(10:00am – 4:00pm)
More details about VCFSE 8.0 can be found HERE.
If you are planning to exhibit at this year’s VCFSE 8.0, please get the details of your exhibit submitted as soon as possible to help us promote the show.
There’s a quick link to allow you to submit your exhibit HERE.