Old beamspring photo thread

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-Space-NATO-

18 Jun 2020, 16:48

Wish we work like this in our office :lol:

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IKSLM

19 Jun 2020, 10:04

This picture sure gets around :D

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ddrfraser1

19 Jun 2020, 14:24

Yep, I posted it on my Xerox build several months ago too

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JP!

19 Jun 2020, 15:49

Can we call this the "Old Beamspring Photo Thread" or something like that? I really think we need a central place to post old beamspring pictures like this one.

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-Space-NATO-

19 Jun 2020, 18:57

JP! wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 15:49
Can we call this the "Old Beamspring Photo Thread" or something like that? I really think we need a central place to post old beamspring pictures like this one.
Sure thing!

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ddrfraser1

19 Jun 2020, 19:53

Or beam spring sports illustrated edition

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JP!

19 Jun 2020, 21:33

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JP!

19 Jun 2020, 21:35

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So is so cool!!! I was bid on the original film on eBay a year ago but did not win and today I see it has been converted to digital and is now on YouTube. :D

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JP!

19 Jun 2020, 21:51

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ddrfraser1

19 Jun 2020, 21:53

This is awesome

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JP!

19 Jun 2020, 21:55

The prices were foreseen ages ago...

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-Space-NATO-

19 Jun 2020, 21:57

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Damonskv

19 Jun 2020, 22:30

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ddrfraser1

19 Jun 2020, 22:52

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JP!

19 Jun 2020, 23:17

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ddrfraser1

19 Jun 2020, 23:37

JP! wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 21:51
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That guy is getting stuff done. Not messing around.

Also, can we take a minute to notice those yellow book stands custom fitted to the 3277s? Dang!

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JP!

19 Jun 2020, 23:45

ddrfraser1 wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 23:37
Also, can we take a minute to notice those yellow book stands custom fitted to the 3277s? Dang!
:o I didn't even notice those earlier!

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JP!

19 Jun 2020, 23:48

JP! wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 23:45
ddrfraser1 wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 23:37
Also, can we take a minute to notice those yellow book stands custom fitted to the 3277s? Dang!
:o I didn't even notice those earlier! Don't forget about the wrist pads either.

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ddrfraser1

20 Jun 2020, 02:15

JP! wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 23:48
JP! wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 23:45
ddrfraser1 wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 23:37
Also, can we take a minute to notice those yellow book stands custom fitted to the 3277s? Dang!
:o I didn't even notice those earlier! Don't forget about the wrist pads either.
Oh yeah! Those I did not see.

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ddrfraser1

20 Jun 2020, 02:16

ddrfraser1 wrote:
20 Jun 2020, 02:15
JP! wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 23:48
JP! wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 23:45


:o I didn't even notice those earlier! Don't forget about the wrist pads either.
Oh yeah! Those I did not see.

Ok, wait, wait, wait, wait... THE FLOATING GHOST?!

Edit: plural :shock: :o :!: :!: :?

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kps

20 Jun 2020, 18:39

ddrfraser1 wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 22:52
Spoiler:
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IBM 5252. When video displays were so expensive that two people had to share one. It had one CRT, facing down, and a pair of mirrors so that each user saw half the screen.
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ddrfraser1

20 Jun 2020, 19:33

kps wrote:
20 Jun 2020, 18:39
ddrfraser1 wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 22:52
Spoiler:
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IBM 5252. When video displays were so expensive that two people had to share one. It had one CRT, facing down, and a pair of mirrors so that each user saw half the screen.

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wat?! :o

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JP!

20 Jun 2020, 21:07

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ddrfraser1

20 Jun 2020, 21:21

kps wrote:
20 Jun 2020, 18:39
ddrfraser1 wrote:
19 Jun 2020, 22:52
Spoiler:
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IBM 5252. When video displays were so expensive that two people had to share one. It had one CRT, facing down, and a pair of mirrors so that each user saw half the screen.

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Either that or it was the world's first LAN party :ugeek: :lol:

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JP!

20 Jun 2020, 23:02

Fun fact: the equipment in these vintage ads were typically just realistic life-size wooden models :o

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JP!

22 Jun 2020, 19:02

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ddrfraser1

22 Jun 2020, 19:06

JP! wrote:
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So what was it like visiting heaven?

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JP!

22 Jun 2020, 19:29

ddrfraser1 wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 19:06
JP! wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 19:02
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So what was it like visiting heaven?
All this and more. :D

*Actually I wouldn't know, I am just merely rediscovering the fragments of a waning empire. :(

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elecplus

22 Jun 2020, 23:31

Old beamsprings, sold about 4 years ago. These were sold to me as "funky AT" keyboards :-)
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Jesseg

23 Jun 2020, 06:46

elecplus wrote:
22 Jun 2020, 23:31
Old beamsprings, sold about 4 years ago. These were sold to me as "funky AT" keyboards :-)
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Jesus christ you are incredibly lucky...

got any left?

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