VOGONS


First post, by vladstamate

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Moved into a much larger house and I finally got the room and space I always wanted for my collection. Here are some pictures (with descriptions in order)

1) Large desk area. The computers under are in order from left to right: AMD X4 (Linux server) then 286, 386, 486, Pentium MMX, P2@400, P3@833, P4@2.66Ghz. Various monitors, amplifier, SC50, soldering station, etc. The video cards on the wall are also categorized: nVidia, ATI, Trident/S3, 8-bit VGA cards.

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2) Bookshelves next to my desk. This is where my console game collections (from Atari 2600 to Playstation 4 and everything in between is). This is also where my big box games are. I also own a lot of IBM and HP documentation. As well as Apple, TI, Atari, Tandy, etc documentation that is hard to find nowadays.

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3)First part of my systems. Columns from left to right are like this: IBM to the left, Apple in the middle and DEC/DIgital the right column.
IBM: 5150, 5160, XT-286, P70 portable, PCJr (with correct monitors, printers, Model M keyboard, etc).
Apple: Macintosh Plus, IIsi, eMate 300, Performa 6115CD, PowerMac 7300/180
DEC: PDP-11, Microvax 3100, Rainbow 100 (with printers, etc).

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4)TV attached consoles. Lots of them, anything you can think of: Atari 2600 (original), Intellivision, Atari 800, Commodore, Sony Playstation, Tandy Color Computer etc

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5) Last part of my systems' collection: column on the left is mostly Tandy and the one on the right is mostly HP. But there are other systems too: Atari 1040ST, Amiga 500, SWTCP 6800, Heathkit, Tandy 1000 etc. The big TV is for more "modern" consoles such as Sony Playstation 2 and 3 and Nintendo Wii.

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YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7HbC_nq8t1S9l7qGYL0mTA
Collection: http://www.digiloguemuseum.com/index.html
Emulator: https://sites.google.com/site/capex86/
Raytracer: https://sites.google.com/site/opaqueraytracer/

Reply 1 of 7, by vladstamate

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Overall view. The place in front of all the computer is my "holodeck" 😀. That is where I have the HTC Vive room scale VR set up.

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Tools and parts cabinet:

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Details of game and book collections:

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YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7HbC_nq8t1S9l7qGYL0mTA
Collection: http://www.digiloguemuseum.com/index.html
Emulator: https://sites.google.com/site/capex86/
Raytracer: https://sites.google.com/site/opaqueraytracer/

Reply 2 of 7, by chinny22

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I'm very jealous you have too much space, that room looks bigger then the biggest room in my flat 😜
Are all the computers in working order?

Reply 4 of 7, by vladstamate

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chinny22 wrote:

Are all the computers in working order?

Yes, almost everything in my collection is in working order. Some complete with all their peripherals.

YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7HbC_nq8t1S9l7qGYL0mTA
Collection: http://www.digiloguemuseum.com/index.html
Emulator: https://sites.google.com/site/capex86/
Raytracer: https://sites.google.com/site/opaqueraytracer/

Reply 6 of 7, by vladstamate

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Destroy wrote:

Very impressive. I'd centralize and put up a large TV that is connected to all currently running systems.

Thank you. The way things are set up right now is all the old (pre Playstation 2, so pre-2000) consoles connected to a CRT TV. Everything from Playstation 2 onwards is connected to a modern LCD TV. This helps with things like correct aspect ratios. Plus much nicer to see a Commodore 64 on a CRT TV 😀

YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7HbC_nq8t1S9l7qGYL0mTA
Collection: http://www.digiloguemuseum.com/index.html
Emulator: https://sites.google.com/site/capex86/
Raytracer: https://sites.google.com/site/opaqueraytracer/

Reply 7 of 7, by buckeye

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Looks like it would qualify for the "Vogons" official headquarters. If I had that "spread" wouldn't see daylight for weeks.

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