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Reply 1240 of 2204, by DataPro

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Lastest upgrade of my 1995's HP Vectra 500 model 562 :
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Now, I use a Marantz Equalizer EQ-515 to switch between my Roland MT-32 and my Roland M-GS64 (rack mount version of SC-88).
I love spectrum display.

HP Vectra 562 P166Mhz/256Ko L2 cache/Triton 430FX - 112Mo RAM - 2x 32Go+64Go CF Card - Matrox G2 8Mo - SB AWE64 ISA (PnP) + Roland MT-32 & M-GS64 (SC-88) & JV-1010 - Nec USB 2.0 PCI - Promise Ultra100 TX2 - Hama multicard reader

Reply 1241 of 2204, by bjwil1991

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Nice equalizer.

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Reply 1243 of 2204, by JonathonWyble

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I decided to post some updated pictures of my desk because I have some new things on it. And also because the pictures from my last post were so small, so, here are some updated pics of my computing area...

Full setup
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Main desk area
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I also decided to show which things on my desk are which, so here they are,
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1998 Pentium II build

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Reply 1244 of 2204, by miki90

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Anonymous Coward wrote:
I could have cleaned up, but this is what it looks like most of the time. […]
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I could have cleaned up, but this is what it looks like most of the time.

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Fantastic. I need something like this!

Reply 1245 of 2204, by arncht

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the retro corner... this computer fits the best to the sony g400, same age, from 2000.
Slot 1 @ 2000.05 - Pentium III 1000, Geforce 2 GTS, 3Dfx Voodoo2, SB Live!, Gravis Ultrasound P&P

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Reply 1246 of 2204, by Jed118

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I bought an office desk (Knoll) and had it cut in an "L" then I assembled it to fit into the corner. I also built some "L" shelves (from scratch) and put them above the desk to have all my x86 stuff in one spot.

I will move the desk to the living room after a reno, and I'm thinking of putting LED strips on the underside of the shelves.

Here it is for now:

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Reply 1247 of 2204, by badmojo

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Great setup @Jed118 - have you considered one of those keyboard sleeve things to give you a bit more usable desk space in the corner there? I used to have one at work and it was great.

https://www.ergonomicsnow.com.au/ergonomic-fu … es/desk-lozenge

I finally got my act together and framed a couple of maps from my RPG collection - Witcher 3 and Gothic 3 so far. I'll do Oblivion next despite it being a pretty grim grey from memory.

The only thing out of place here currently is that iMac G3 in the corner - I grabbed that off the side of the road recently and it's in amazing condition. The boxed keyboard and mouse were sitting next to it; I'm not in to Macs so will re-home it.

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Reply 1249 of 2204, by badmojo

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Yes that Epiphone is a lovely little thing - I don't play much anymore but it's hanging there for the day I have more time.

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Reply 1250 of 2204, by Jed118

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badmojo wrote:

Desk Lozenge

That's an excellent idea, I will look into that!

On the topic of your Commodore/PS1 stand you've got there, I have a very similar one in the other room serving as a home to my Nixdorf-Siemens 486.

Boy, will there be a lot of retrobrighting this spring 😉

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Reply 1251 of 2204, by liqmat

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To my own shame, here's my setup. This is what it looks like when you actually do work in a office :lol: (totally not just makin […]
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To my own shame, here's my setup. This is what it looks like when you actually do work in a office 🤣 (totally not just making excuses for my lack of motivation to clean)

IBM XT, Original 10MB HDD with the original installation of DOS, a Hercules graphics adapter, Ungermann Bass Ethernet card, and 5151 monitor.
Amiga 2000HD, 68030? accelerator card, Video Toaster 4000, PC XT bridge card.
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Awesome space! If your work environment doesn't look like Dr. Emmett Brown's place you're doing it wrong.

Reply 1252 of 2204, by arncht

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the retro pcs moved to the capture card 😀 i am not limited to oldie analog input monitors anymore, i hope the amiga will work too.

the dos games are much smoother (scroll!) with the gsync - the monitor switches to 70hz in vga.

the analog mixer was also a big step for handling more sound inputs (eg gus, sb + mt32 same time).

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Reply 1253 of 2204, by einr

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Oldish picture of half of my current computer cave, it looks a bit different now and has a few more systems (of course...):

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I switch out the systems on that table when I feel like it, in the picture there is a Power Mac G3, DX4/100, Siemens P2/233 and Pentium 90. 😀

Reply 1256 of 2204, by DaveJustDave

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a quick trip to IKEA, and now a lot of machines aren't in my garage anymore 😀

on the left.. C128D, A1200, Falcon 030, 1040STE, IIc
on the right, T1000TL, C128D, T1000SL, A3000, PS/2 model 30 8086 (with v30 upgrade)

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I have no clue what I'm doing! If you want to watch me fumble through all my retro projects, you can watch here: https://www.youtube.com/user/MrDavejustdave

Reply 1257 of 2204, by l33ch

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einr wrote:
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Is there something wrong with the photo, I seem to spot a widescreen presario?!

That's edge distortion from the wide-angle lens, it's a normal CDS 510 😉

It would be amazing though. 🤣. thanks. By the way nice setup and very smart to use just a couple systems at once.

Reply 1258 of 2204, by SpectriaForce

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Do I see a C64 connected to a VGA monitor? How do you do that? It doesn't have a RGB output.

Reply 1259 of 2204, by keenmaster486

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Ooh @DavejustDave, that shelf is nice. Do you have a way to quickly switch between the various machines without having to redo cables?

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