OT: Australian computer "collectors" :)

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Fri Sep 5 14:10:00 2003

On Fri, 5 Sep 2003, Vintage Computer Festival wrote:
> > who stole two mainframe computers from the Australian Customs at the
> > Sydney Airport.
> Whoops! Sorry, my bad. I thought it was a Commodore 64. No wonder I
> couldn't figure out how to connect up the 1541 drive.

That might, indeed be difficult, unless you build a custom interface.

But can you get an IEEE-488 (lab instrument, et.) interface?
The MSD drive for the Commode can connect to that.

could you do terminal emulation with a PC, and connect the 1541 to the
parallel port?
Received on Fri Sep 05 2003 - 14:10:00 BST

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