Wang Thang

From: Doug Spence <>
Date: Fri Jul 10 05:02:44 1998

On Fri, 3 Jul 1998 wrote:

> Hi
> Yes a reality, and a nic name I got from some friends.

Then congrats on the Wang repair! Loss of eyesight is probably my
greatest fear.

> I used it mostly to write messages on from calls ect, I would leave it on
> all day, and get some help later on some one would read it back to me so I
> could braille it out.

What did you do when there was a power failure? :)

> The drive was ten MB and had Wang dos on it and the word prosser was also
> on it.
> The monotor was a Wang monotor, I don't know if they are still available.

Unlikely. Which is one reason I'm so peeved at the Salvation Army store
for tossing all of those old monitors and terminals.

> This Wang I had was baught at a flee market, a fellow had 20 or 30 of them
> he was selling complete for $25 about ten years ago.

Sounds like a good deal!

> A friend saw it and snagged one for me he knew I was interested in
> computers, and thought it would make a interesting birthday present for me.
> I sold it eventually because I couldn't het a sinthasiser that would work
> in the card slots, they worent ISA or any thing like that, not sure what
> they wore.

Some proprietary Wang bus, I presume. It's got 86 pins, at 0.125"

> Pete
> Net-Tamer V 1.11 - Registered

Doug Spence
Received on Fri Jul 10 1998 - 05:02:44 BST

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