[Coladam] Holy Crap, Part II

Ronald Mitchell bytehacker at uniserve.com
Fri Jun 19 04:36:02 CEST 2009


I agree with Joe.  Well said!

Ron

On 18-Jun-09, at 11:21 AM, Joe Blenkle wrote:

> Well written and a good idea!!!
>
> Joe B.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "geoffrey oltmans" <oltmansg at bellsouth.net>
> To: <drushel at apk.net>; <coladam at adamcon.org>
> Sent: Thursday, June 18, 2009 10:49 AM
> Subject: Re: [Coladam] Holy Crap, Part II
>
>
>> Back to this again... I just sent this message to the seller. I  
>> figure
>> he/she deserved some credit for being such a good sport in taking  
>> some
>> pictures for us. A little goodwill goes a long way IMO. Maybe if  
>> they come
>> across something like this they can give us first crack at it.
>>
>> Kudos on the big ADAM sale! I am genuinely impressed! A group of  
>> fellow
>> ADAM collectors were pooling some money together to bid on this  
>> thing. We
>> had no idea that it would reach this high. We were interested  
>> mainly in
>> figuring out what it did, reading out the code out of the  
>> microcontroller,
>> capturing a schematic from it and whatnot. As is I'm guessing it's
>> probably of more value to a hardcore collector (obviously) than as a
>> working(nonworking?) piece.
>>
>> I want to thank you again on behalf of the people in our ADAM  
>> mailing list
>> for the more detailed pictures of the device. It looks like it may  
>> have
>> been for prototyping the data drives, but we're not 100% sure. But at
>> least with your help we got a closer look at it.
>>
>> If you ever do come across something like this again in your  
>> scavenging
>> hunts, please let us know! We're very interested in preserving as  
>> much
>> info as we can about the ADAM (and also Coleco Vision).
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ________________________________
>> From: Rich Drushel <drushel at apk.net>
>> To: coladam at adamcon.org
>> Sent: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 11:28:50 AM
>> Subject: Re: [Coladam] Holy Crap, Part II
>>
>>
>> On Wed, June 17, 2009 10:35 am, Daniel Bienvenu wrote:
>>
>>> At least, archive all the pictures, please!
>>
>>    I have all 23 of them.  Fortunately, the Autiva photo-save-blocker
>> does not work under Safari :-)
>>
>>    *Rich*
>>
>> -- 
>> Richard F. Drushel, Ph.D.            | "They fell:  for Heaven to  
>> them no
>> hope
>> Department of Biology                |  imparts / Who hear not for  
>> the
>> beating
>> Case Western Reserve University      |  of their hearts."
>> Cleveland, Ohio  44106-7080  U.S.A.  |         -- Edgar Allan Poe,
>> "Al-Aaraaf"
>>
>>
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