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Computer History and Restoration Links
  by Bill Degnan - 05/04/2015 16:30
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Suggest a site here.

Mid-Atlantic Retro Computing Hobbyists
http://www.midatlanticretro.org

Every Computer That Ever Was (list)
http://www.crowl.org/law...e/history/computer_list

Bryan's Old Computers Document Archive
http://bytecollector.com/m8_docs.htm

TextFiles.com rTTY Art Repository
http://artscene.textfiles.com/rtty/COLLECTION/

Restoration of Yellowed Plastic Computer Cases
http://retr0bright.wikispaces.com/

Vintage Hard Drive and related hardware specs, cylinders, tracks, etc
http://arl.wustl.edu/~lo...elppc/hardware.txt.html

Vintage 70-80's Floppy Drive Tech Info
http://www.retrotechnolo.../herbs_stuff/drive.html
[A Must-read]

Floppy Drive FAQ for Tandy and related
http://home.online.no/~kr-lund/Floppy.htm

Tandy MFM Hard Disk Drive Reference
http://nemesis.lonestar....rdware/storage/mfm.html

TRS 80 / Tandy Archive
http://www.classiccmp.org/cpmarchives/trs80.php

More Tandy OS (Ira Goldklang)
http://www.trs-80.com/wordpress/multidos/

Related to Floppy Drive Emulation
http://www.torlus.com/floppy/
http://www.plrelectronics.com/floppy_to_usb.php
http://www.datastorage.fr/index.php?r=rub3_2_4.php
http://members.fortuneci...kvisionit/emufdd_it.htm
http://www.rothfus.com/SVD/index.php
http://embroiderydrive.com/
http://www.datexdsm.com/emulator/DTX200photo.html
http://qhsfd.com/product.asp (Chinese)
http://www.ipcas.com/pro...mulator-fdd-to-udd.html
http://www.rioc.us/ufr-usb-floppy-replacement.php

DBIT: Source for 8" drive adapter to work on a newer drive controller
http://www.dbit.com/fdadap.html

M. Farris & Associates support for storage devices
http://www.mfarris.com/
http://theref.mfarris.com/

OpenVMS VAX OS FAQ
http://saf.bio.caltech.edu/vms_beginners_faq.html

Altair, IMSAI, Elf Emulators
http://incolor.inetnebr....computer_simulators.htm

Apple II Repair
http://www.willegal.net/appleii/appleii-repair.htm

Herb Johnsons S-100, CP/M and related history website is a very good resource
http://www.retrotechnology.com

S-100 Computers
A web site for S-100 bus computer owners. Lots of cards, good reference
http://www.s100computers.com/

Mazjel.com Datastore:
Manuals and system docs galore.
http://maben.homeip.net/static/S100/index.html

Erik Klein's Vintage Computers
Excellent vintage computer forum. Lots of info and pictures of a wide variety systems.
http://www.vintage-computer.com/

Home Computer Museum - Germany
Large (very large) collection of "keyboard is the computer" era machines (primarily 1979-87)
http://www.homecomputer.de

Commodore Plus/4 World
http://plus4world.powweb.com/home "..Lots of good Commodore
Plus4 stuff there, including a fairly active forum..."

TPUG's Canadian Commodore SIG
http://www.tpug.ca/index...article&id=73&Itemid=70

Ray Carlsen's CBM Repair FAQs
http://personalpages.tds.net/~rcarlsen/cbm.html

Dave Dunfield's Site -
vintage computer newbies should start here
http://www.classiccmp.org/dunfield

Bitsavers Software and Document Archive
http://bitsavers.trailing-edge.com

Chicago Classic Computing (see: docs)
http://chiclassiccomp.org/

CP/M:
Retroarchive-
http://www.retroarchive.org/cpm/cdrom/
Gaby's-
http://www.cpm.z80.de/

Altair Computer Notes at Rich Cini's site -
http://www.altair32.com/Altair32links.htm

Jim Battle's SOL website
http://www.sol20.org/articles.html

Heath/Zenith:
http://www.lesbird.com/sebhc/

IBM PS/2 Reference Files/drivers
http://www.mcamafia.de/mcapage0/adflist1.htm
http://www.walshcomptech.com/selectpccbbs/

All Things (IBM/PC) DOS
http://www.allthingsdos.com

AT&T Unix PC 7300 / 3B1 FAQ
http://unixpc.taronga.com/faq/faq.txt

The A+
Reference Book" by Phil Croucher, which lists switch settings for hundreds of motherboards, BIOS settings, POST codes and much more.
aplus.pdf

How to Add CD ROM to MS DOS Machine
http://www.computerhope.com/cdromd.htm

Samuel S Snyder's 1964 "History of NSA General-Purpose Electronic Digital Computers"
http://www.governmentatt...ocs/NSA-HGPEDC_1964.pdf

Oscilloscopes - QRZ.com
http://www.qrz.com/db/W2AEW?ref=87316558

Collector's Weekly Vintage Computer Links Page
http://www.collectorsweekly.com/computers

Computer Collector - Collection of links to many sites (except this one! hint hint)
http://computercollector.../exec/compcol/sdisp.cgi

EarlyComputers: An Eclectic Collection of Personal Computers, featuring a variety of rare analog computers
http://www.earlycomputers.com/


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