On 2020-12-20, Vince Guinto <vjgu...@gmail.com
> Well, the hobby I envisioned oh, 30 years ago? has never panned out,
> and the miscellaneous stuff I collected (mostly through dumpster diving)
> has sat on a shelf untouched for ages. I'm never going to pick up
> working on these things - I can barely keep my modern computers running
> - so I'm looking for a new home!
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> One 3b1 chassis with keyboard & monitor, but I think the case is
> empty. It might have a power supply installed. I can pull it out and
> peek through the air holes if someone's curious.
I remember two styles of keyboard for the machines. One has
recessed grooves on the left side of the top of the home keys ('F' and
'J') making it easier to be sure you are on the proper keys.
I forget what the other had, but not as easy to tell where you were.
> One tape backup unit, and one or two or three tape cartridges to go
> with it.
Those tape runs took forever -- because the controller was
treating them as floppys. This meant that after each write of a
"sector" (block), it would rewind and re-read it to verify the write.
> One board that I think is an Ethernet board.
If it has a D series connector with 15 pins, that is likely what
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> Oh, and if anyone has a lead on a version of Larn similar to the one
> on the 7300, but would run on a Win10 system (or heck, on my Android
> phone), please point me in the right direction!
Hmm ... I had to do a web search to find out what Larn is/was.
It appears to be available in source form on Github -- but they make a
note that you will need a certain other package to be able to
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