RobertB Posted August 1, 2022 Share Posted August 1, 2022 The Vintage Computer Festival West is almost here! VCF West will be Aug. 6-7 at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California. See https://vcfed.org/events/vintage-computer-festival-west/ Here is a list of the presentations. Note the Commodore presentations! 1. Ben Zotto – Sphere 1: The First Modern Microcomputer 2. Bobby Livingston/Corey Cohen – Vintage Technology: Search, Identify, Authenticate 3. Berger Becky – DOOM 3DO: Or how I survived hell 4. Johan Grip – 128Neo 5. Byron Stout – Developing 8-bit Commodore programs using a modern IDE. 6. Bruno Marchon – Iconography of Early Apple Logos 7. Mike McGann – Adventures in Emulation (Commodore) 8. Leonard Tramiel – In Search Of … the original Wooden PET 9. Logan Greer – My Journey in Electronics 10. Lee Felsenstein – The Pennywhistle 11. John Floren – Reproduction Depraz mouse Below is the description of the C= presentations: Saturday 1:00 pm – Developing 8-bit Commodore programs using a modern IDE – Byron Stout While you can still program directly on the original hardware, it sure is nice to have the conveniences of a software development environment running on a modern PC. Let’s use CBM PRG Studio to write BASIC and ML programs for our favorite 8-bit Commodore machines. 5:00 pm – In Search Of … The original wooden PET – Leonard Tramiel The twisted story of the long and, ultimately, fruitful search for the original Wooden Pet. Sunday 2:00 pm 128Neo (Virtual – live) – Johan Grip Johan Grip will talk about the Commodore 128 and the story of how repairing the first computer he owned went a bit astray. Topics covered by the talk includes PCB reverse engineering, silicon reverse engineering, tools and techniques and other things learned during the process. 3:30 pm – Adventures in Emulation – Mike McGann Do you enjoy using emulators to tinker around with computers of the past? Have you ever wondered what it would take to develop an emulator yourself? In this talk, Mike McGann will detail his adventures taken, from start to finish, in building a rudimentary Commodore 64 (6502) and Pac-Man (Z80) emulator. Topics will include memory layout, CPU instructions, text-based graphics, basic sound, and plenty of implementation bloopers. A demonstration and Q&A session will follow the talk. No quarters required. Here is a list of the record number of exhibits. Note the C=/Amiga exhibits! Exhibit ID Exhibit title Name (first/last) 1 Acorn Computers and Teletext David Glover-Aoki 2 Video-Sprite with TMS9918A card for Apple II & TM990/189 University Board Jerome Calvo 3 2000s Apple computer Jordan Q Hayes 4 The Compact Macintosh Garden Steve Brunwasser 5 Acorn Econet Steve Crozier 6 Silicon Graphics Presenter Presentation Nicholas Bustamante 7 ReA4091 - Back to the SCSI Stefan Reinauer 8 s100 bus and ieee 696 computers Jay Cotton 9 Core Memory Interactive Core64 Andy Geppert 10 Early Apple Computer Iconography Bruno Marchon 11 Vintage Circuit Board Recapping & Repair Arion Paylo 12 VME Unix Systems Rico Pajarola 13 Sun Diskless Workstations Zachary Hardesty 14 From Kodak to Steve: The Journey of Digital Photography and Macintosh Clones of the 90s Chris Satterfield 15 Prodigy Reloaded Phillip Heller 16 BackBit simplifies retro computing! Evie Salomon 17 Just A Collection Of Computers adrian chadd 18 The Motorola 6809 MIcroprocessor: Let's TACOBOTt It Steve Toner 19 Motorola 6800 Exorciser Development kits Stanley Ruppert 20 British 1978 - 8080 Triton Home Computer Project rebuild : Original & Recreation Ian Lockhart 21 CoCoVGA - Adapting 68xx Systems to VGA Displays Brendan Donahe 22 Commodore PET progression 1977-1986 Charles Hutchins 23 Commodore 8-bit/Amiga computer exhibit Robert Bernardo 24 Commodore 64 - 40 Years anniversary of the greatest home computer ever made Joeri van Haren 25 Relay based Computers, the Sound of Computation Francis Bauer 26 C64i - Commodore 64 improved Francis Bernier 27 60 Years of DEC Linc Ryan Schiff 28 Tele-Typin' Zone Dustin Williams 29 "THAT" - THE ANALOG THING Lyle Bickley 30 Heathkit H8/H9 Estate Sale Find and Resurrection Cole Erskine 31 Tektronix 4054A Graphics Computer Monty McGraw 32 Apple ll Rev. 7 & Apple-1 Replica Logan Greer 33 Sun2, Sun3, 10BASE5 and 10BASE2 hardware Robert Harker 34 IBM or Apple--Why Not Both? Eric Schlaepfer 35 Apple & Early Computing Jon Siefken 36 ROMulator and PETpix - new gadgets for old computers Michael Hill 37 Radio Shack Micros and Cousins David Henderson 38 Rare Computers From Japan Duncan Mac Dougall 39 A Depraz Mouse Reproduction John Floren 40 Multiprocessor Workstations From The 1980s Steve Jones 41 The First Apple 1 Liza Loop 42 Overkil Classic Macs! Ryan Gehret 43 Pen Based Computing Tom Conrad 44 QWERTZ: German Computing Erik Johnson 45 CA80 the first Polish trainer computer kit of the 80s Kris Sekula FOPAL Friends of the Palo Alto Library (FOPAL) David Cortesi See you at VCF West! Robert Bernardo Fresno Commodore User Group – http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network – http://www.portcommodore.com/sccan 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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