Popular Computing on eBay for $150+

From: Joe <rigdonj_at_intellistar.net>
Date: Fri Mar 2 16:19:20 2001


   Neat find! Yes, that's the same MITS. They got their start selling kits
ofor clocks and calculators and the like. A friend of mine has one of their
clocks. I've been trying to talk him out of it but no such luck!


At 06:42 PM 3/2/01 +0000, you wrote:
>> Several years ago I interviewed Forrest Mims III (one of the co-
>> founders of MITS, and also the author of piles of Radio Shack
>> project books, many of which kept me out of trouble when I was
>Changing the subject somewhat...
>I was in the local public library today, and on the 'for sale' shelf I
>found a book entitled something like 'Electronic clocks and watches'. It
>was published in 1975. I quickly grabbed it for 20p (say 30 cents...)
>It contains _schematics_ of many early-ish digital clock kits from
>companies like Heathkit and (which is why I mention it) MITS. I assume
>this is the same MITS.
Received on Fri Mar 02 2001 - 16:19:20 GMT

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