your latest purchase

For friendly off topic discussion not covered in a forum above.
Forum rules
No politics, please.
User avatar
vishnu
Donor
Donor
Posts: 3189
Joined: Sun Mar 18, 2007 3:25 pm
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby vishnu » Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:39 am

jan-jaap wrote:
computron wrote:it's this car, i'll upload some pictures soon.

Importing an 80's Italian car from Poland, you are either incredibly brave, or foolish :lol:


Given it's rust-free condition (and low miles-- sorry, kilometers), it must have never been driven during winter. I drove my '97 Maxima in winter for 20 years and it's now pretty much completely rusted out... :cry:
Project:
Temporarily lost at sea...
Plan:
World domination! Or something...

:Tezro: :Octane2:

computron
Posts: 156
Joined: Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:08 am
Location: france

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby computron » Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:40 pm

this picture is an illustration, i have buyed it in france

it's exactly the same car

Cheers

Eve

User avatar
guardian452
Donor
Donor
Posts: 3463
Joined: Tue Aug 21, 2007 10:12 pm
Location: United States
Contact:

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby guardian452 » Sun Sep 17, 2017 4:10 pm

Got a new tank for my betta... and new gravel and plants (anubias, cryptocorne, amazon sword) the light died in the old one and since the light/filter was all one unit and hermetically sealed, and it was pretty old, and it was acrylic so getting kind of cloudy...

Yes, he is happy :) Had a half moon (named Crimson) for several years, Lestat is betta #2
Attachments
FullSizeRender.jpg
FullSizeRender.jpg (56.45 KiB) Viewed 426 times

User avatar
Raion-Fox
Donor
Donor
Posts: 1436
Joined: Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:01 pm
Location: near King George, Virginia
Contact:

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby Raion-Fox » Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:00 pm

I may soon be the owner of a PC-9821ap2 with a 486 CPU. Though, I have to find a keyboard for it.
:O3x02L: R16000 700MHz 8GB RAM kanna
:Octane: R12000 300MHz SI 896MB RAM yuuka
:Octane2: R12000A 400MHz V6 2.5GB RAM
:Indy: (Acclaim) R4600 133MHz XL Graphics 32MB RAM
:Indy: (Challenge S) R4600 133MHz (MIPS III Build Server)

I am probably posting from yangxiaolong, HP Z230 with Xeon E3-1230v3, 16GB RAM, GeForce 750ti, and running NetBSD and Windows 8.1 Embedded.
Owner and operator of http://irix.pw

User avatar
itsvince725
Posts: 148
Joined: Sun Nov 06, 2016 2:03 pm
Location: Quakertown, Pennsylvania, USA

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby itsvince725 » Wed Sep 20, 2017 1:42 pm

Nice! PC-98 keyboards are all interchangeable, my Cx2 has a later keyboard that works just fine.
:Indigo2: :Indy:

User avatar
Raion-Fox
Donor
Donor
Posts: 1436
Joined: Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:01 pm
Location: near King George, Virginia
Contact:

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby Raion-Fox » Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:32 pm

Besides that I am currently seeking out old tube TVs in good shape. Its harder than it sounds as the Trinitron tubes are hoarded.
:O3x02L: R16000 700MHz 8GB RAM kanna
:Octane: R12000 300MHz SI 896MB RAM yuuka
:Octane2: R12000A 400MHz V6 2.5GB RAM
:Indy: (Acclaim) R4600 133MHz XL Graphics 32MB RAM
:Indy: (Challenge S) R4600 133MHz (MIPS III Build Server)

I am probably posting from yangxiaolong, HP Z230 with Xeon E3-1230v3, 16GB RAM, GeForce 750ti, and running NetBSD and Windows 8.1 Embedded.
Owner and operator of http://irix.pw

User avatar
ScutBoy
Donor
Donor
Posts: 143
Joined: Sat Sep 19, 2009 3:13 pm
Location: Northfield, MN USA

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby ScutBoy » Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:30 am

The PiDP-8 kit was so much fun, I had to order this guy.

Soldering iron is ready as soon as the box comes in...

https://www.altairduino.com/product/alt ... lator-kit/
:O2: :Indigo: :Cube: Image

User avatar
commodorejohn
Posts: 658
Joined: Tue Oct 02, 2012 1:22 pm
Contact:

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby commodorejohn » Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:54 am

Raion-Fox wrote:Besides that I am currently seeking out old tube TVs in good shape. Its harder than it sounds as the Trinitron tubes are hoarded.

It seems to be a regional thing; when I lived in Duluth I was practically tripping over free CRT TVs, but out in California people actually still expect money for the things.
Computers: Amiga 1200, DEC VAXStation 4000/60, DEC MicroPDP-11/73
Synthesizers: Roland JX-10/SH-09/HS-80/MT-32/D-50, Yamaha DX7-II/V50/TX7/TG33/FB-01, Korg MS-20 Mini/ARP Odyssey/DW-8000/M1, Ensoniq SQ-80, E-mu Emax HD/Proteus-2, Casio CZ-5000, Moog Satellite, Sequential Circuits Prophet-600

User avatar
itsvince725
Posts: 148
Joined: Sun Nov 06, 2016 2:03 pm
Location: Quakertown, Pennsylvania, USA

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby itsvince725 » Thu Sep 21, 2017 1:04 pm

The last Trinitron I found was free but turned out to not work, what a shame...usually when free TVs pop up they're cheapo garbage.
:Indigo2: :Indy:

User avatar
Raion-Fox
Donor
Donor
Posts: 1436
Joined: Thu Jan 30, 2014 5:01 pm
Location: near King George, Virginia
Contact:

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby Raion-Fox » Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:21 pm

Got in 5x 15k RPM 300GB SCSI drives for my computers. If anyone wants some more, I have a source that gets them super cheap.
:O3x02L: R16000 700MHz 8GB RAM kanna
:Octane: R12000 300MHz SI 896MB RAM yuuka
:Octane2: R12000A 400MHz V6 2.5GB RAM
:Indy: (Acclaim) R4600 133MHz XL Graphics 32MB RAM
:Indy: (Challenge S) R4600 133MHz (MIPS III Build Server)

I am probably posting from yangxiaolong, HP Z230 with Xeon E3-1230v3, 16GB RAM, GeForce 750ti, and running NetBSD and Windows 8.1 Embedded.
Owner and operator of http://irix.pw

User avatar
SiliconClassics
Posts: 1483
Joined: Sun Apr 11, 2004 5:07 pm
Location: New York
Contact:

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby SiliconClassics » Fri Sep 22, 2017 4:19 am

Picked this up from a Craigslist seller in CT a short while ago - it's a Mac Plus with 4MB RAM and a Kensington System Saver. Works great.

Macintosh Plus 1 MB.jpg
Silicon Classics on: YouTube | Twitter | Google+

Shiunbird
Donor
Donor
Posts: 414
Joined: Fri May 06, 2016 1:43 pm
Location: Czech Republic

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby Shiunbird » Fri Sep 22, 2017 6:00 am

SiliconClassics wrote:Picked this up from a Craigslist seller in CT a short while ago - it's a Mac Plus with 4MB RAM and a Kensington System Saver. Works great.


This is adorable.
ImageImage

User avatar
ClassicHasClass
Donor
Donor
Posts: 2106
Joined: Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:12 pm
Location: Sunny So Cal
Contact:

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby ClassicHasClass » Fri Sep 22, 2017 9:33 am

I have a soft spot for the Plus. It was the first Mac I ever touched (ca. 1987). I also have a 4MB one (called "Mr T") but my compact Mac of choice is a Mystic Colour Classic these days.
smit happens.

:Fuel: bigred, 900MHz R16K, 4GB RAM, V12 DCD, 6.5.30
:Indy: indy, 150MHz R4400SC, 256MB RAM, XL24, 6.5.10
:Indigo2IMP: purplehaze, 175MHz R10000, Solid IMPACT
probably posted from Image bruce, Quad 2.5GHz PowerPC 970MP, 16GB RAM, Mac OS X 10.4.11
plus IBM POWER6 p520 * Apple Network Server 500 * RDI PrecisionBook * BeBox * Solbourne S3000 * Commodore 128 * many more...

User avatar
itsvince725
Posts: 148
Joined: Sun Nov 06, 2016 2:03 pm
Location: Quakertown, Pennsylvania, USA

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby itsvince725 » Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:35 pm

Very nice! I don't have a Plus (wish I did) but I do have a 512k with a nifty 68020 accelerator board and 4MB of RAM onboard as well as Plus ROMs and an 800k floppy drive. It's a really cool machine but no hard disk and only being able to use up to System 6.0.8 is a bit of a bummer. At least it works though, unlike my SE/30 that's currently acting up again.
:Indigo2: :Indy:

User avatar
Trippynet
Donor
Donor
Posts: 812
Joined: Thu Aug 15, 2013 6:22 am
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Re: your latest purchase

Unread postby Trippynet » Sat Sep 23, 2017 2:37 am

I'm busy trying to decide what my next purchase (or two) will be as I'd like to make a bit of a significant investment in computing hardware this year. Mainly as the last time I spent any significant sum on things was several years ago when I got my Fuel. Hence, trying to decide between the following:

Major PC upgrade/replacement: Guts of my PC are from 2009, and although it still runs fairly well and has had the odd upgrade along the way, it is starting to show its age, and modern games only now run with fairly modest quality settings.

Replace my Mac Mini: My Mac Mini is an old Core 2 Duo system from about 2008. It runs 24/7 as a BitTorrent machine plus dues a bit of file serving as well, but it won't run any more modern Windows than XP, and it's as maxed out with RAM/HDD as I can realistically get it. Considering a NUC style machine as a modern replacement, plus I would use it for running a Windows Server VM to allow seamless RDP stuff from IRIX (similar to what necron has done).

Buy a new ThinkPad Classic when it comes out soon: My current laptop is from 2010, and although it still handles most of what I want, the chance of getting my hands on a properly modern laptop without an awful 16:9 screen, and with the classic ThinkPad keyboard as well would be pretty sweet!

Decisions, decisions...
Systems in use:
:Indigo2IMP: - Nitrogen: R10000 195MHz CPU, 384MB RAM, SolidIMPACT Graphics, 36GB 15k HDD & 300GB 10k HDD, 100Mb/s NIC, New/quiet fans, IRIX 6.5.22
:Fuel: - Lithium: R14000 600MHz CPU, 4GB RAM, V10 Graphics, 72GB 15k HDD & 300GB 10k HDD, 1Gb/s NIC, New/quiet fans, IRIX 6.5.30
Other system in storage: :O2: R5000 200MHz, 224MB RAM, 72GB 15k HDD, PSU fan mod, IRIX 6.5.30


Return to “Everything Else”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests