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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby badmojo » 2018-9-04 @ 02:59

MySpace wrote:Here's my computing area. Sorry about the mess, it's usually really tidy.


Cool setup! That's a happy place if ever I saw one :cool:
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby mrau » 2018-9-04 @ 21:00

in the other corner he has a red phone booth
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby chinny22 » 2018-9-05 @ 10:53

mrau wrote:in the other corner he has a red phone booth


That made me laugh!
But with the old clock, phones and all that is one seriously cool room!
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby old_MySpace » 2018-9-05 @ 12:03

Thanks all! :happy:
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby henryVK » 2018-9-05 @ 13:06

Haha, that yellow mobile by the printer is a Nokia 5110, right?
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby old_MySpace » 2018-9-05 @ 13:22

henryVK wrote:Haha, that yellow mobile by the printer is a Nokia 5110, right?

Yep, it's my everyday phone. In the past I used the 7110 until it broke down, so now I use the 5110 til I will find another 7110 elsewhere. It has a new battery too.
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby henryVK » 2018-9-05 @ 14:55

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henryVK wrote:Haha, that yellow mobile by the printer is a Nokia 5110, right?

Yep, it's my everyday phone. In the past I used the 7110 until it broke down, so now I use the 5110 til I will find another 7110 elsewhere. It has a new battery too.


Cheers, I had a 7110 for ages!
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby gdjacobs » 2018-9-05 @ 22:34

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henryVK wrote:Haha, that yellow mobile by the printer is a Nokia 5110, right?

Yep, it's my everyday phone. In the past I used the 7110 until it broke down, so now I use the 5110 til I will find another 7110 elsewhere. It has a new battery too.


It also doubles as a personal anti-mugging device. Like a sock full of quarters, but more discrete (and more durable).
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby chinny22 » 2018-9-07 @ 12:53

Scored 3 matching Dell screens from work, so can now have a 3 screen setup on my "almost main" PC. Also managed to get most PC's to have a 2nd screen if supported.
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On the desk
DX2-66 Connected to 4 port KVM on middle screen
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POD 83 Connected to 8 port KVM on Right screen"
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P4 Win98/XP build Connected to Connected to 8 port KVM on right screen + DVI direct to middle screen
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Along the floor
Duel P3 600 connected to 4 port KVM on middle screen
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P5N Connected to 4 port KVM on middle screen, DVI direct to left screen and DVI direct to Right screen

ProLiant 1600 Duel P3 600 connected to 8 port KVM on right screen
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Slot A Athlon 650 connected to the 8 port KVM on right screen

And "the stack"
Mac G4 MDD Connected to 8 port KVM on right screen and USB to Ps2 connector
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Dell P3 1Ghz Connected to 4 port KVM on middle screen and 2nd screen on 8 port KVM
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Dell T5500 Duel Xeon 5504 2.00GHZ Connected to 8 port KVM on right screen
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby Madc0w » 2018-9-07 @ 20:27

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My quickly growing shelf of retro things, off to the side of my main desk. Need to get a more proper desk surface for the mouse and keyboard, but this is at least usable right now.
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby oeuvre » 2018-9-08 @ 13:00

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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby Almoststew1990 » 2018-9-16 @ 12:31

I replaced my desk / Bookcase thing. Old set up.

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New set up:
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby CapnCrunch53 » 2018-9-17 @ 00:08

Recently moved into my first studio apartment. Most of my collection is in storage at my parents' house, but I have set aside a little hobby corner in my walk-in closet. Just finished getting this set up:

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My Pentium is on the floor to the left, but I still have to figure out a KVM solution to switch between it and the 386.
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby treeman » 2018-9-17 @ 01:00

this is my little corner in the garage
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby King_Corduroy » 2018-9-17 @ 04:25

treeman wrote:this is my little corner in the garage
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Packard Bell! I approve.
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby Merovign » 2018-9-17 @ 05:19

I keep thinking I'm going to finish my desk but I never do, so here's a quicky of my actual desk (it's not very retro, but I work on retro stuff here and the rolling cart that sits to my left hand has power and my soldering kit):

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Yes, it's RGB lighting, as you might detect from the remote on the right. The desk will eventually be recovered with dry-erase material (I have the roll I just have to do it, been a rough winter and summer). It'a basically a kitchen table, two black steel wire shelves on either side, filled with computers and other gear, which I will get a pic of when I get the cables organized. There's a 2x6 mounted with rifle scope rings (seriously, they're 1" uprights on the shelves, used 1" rifle scope rings) to the shelves at the back and monitor mounts attached to that.

I built the AMD main machine, the monitor on the upper left is on my file server which is on the left lower shelf, and the desktop on the left is a Lenovo i5 all-in-one with appropriate onscreen plumage.

Right now it's covered in hard drives, usb sticks, notepads, a multimeter, an open Zeos 386 power supply, a couple of Mac DB-15 to HD-15 adapters, a bottle of militec lubricant, a can of Deoxit, a Matrox Millenium that failed initial tests, and a shift knob from a Mazda RX-8.

Sorry that list kind of got away from me.

Oh, and the file server, which is really just a cheapo homebuilt with a lot of drives, and there's a Drobo on it but I doubt I'll keep that (like kittens, Drobos should alway come in pairs):

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And here's the Zeos because I mentioned it (finally, some retro content!):

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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby oeuvre » 2018-9-17 @ 12:57

have y'all forgotten about skeletor?
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby MMaximus » 2018-9-18 @ 18:56

CapnCrunch53 wrote:Recently moved into my first studio apartment. Most of my collection is in storage at my parents' house, but I have set aside a little hobby corner in my walk-in closet. Just finished getting this set up:

386_small.png


My Pentium is on the floor to the left, but I still have to figure out a KVM solution to switch between it and the 386.


Looks great - would love to have a little corner like this for an old machine. Nice that you found a desk deep enough to let you have enough space for the keyboard.
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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby MusicallyInspired » 2018-10-05 @ 22:43

Current setup.

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Re: post up pics of your "computing area"

Postby Almoststew1990 » 2018-10-08 @ 09:27

A few posts up is my picture of my new desk, but it still didn't allow a proper retro corner! So I finally got another desk so I have enough room for retroing :)

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Now I can finally use my CRT and speakers!
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