VCF East XI 2016

Here are the pictures I took at VCF East XI 2016.  I also took some video of our exhibit booth, “Interfacing with Commodore”.


John Blankenbaker, Inventor of the KENBAK-1 Computer did a presentation:

John Blankenbaker, inventor of the KENBAK-1 Computer

John Blankenbaker, inventor of the KENBAK-1 Computer

John Blankenbaker, inventor of the KENBAK-1 Computer

John Blankenbaker, inventor of the KENBAK-1 Computer

John Blankenbaker, inventor of the KENBAK-1 Computer

John Blankenbaker, inventor of the KENBAK-1 Computer

John Blankenbaker, inventor of the KENBAK-1 Computer

John Blankenbaker, inventor of the KENBAK-1 Computer

John Blankenbaker, inventor of the KENBAK-1 Computer

John Blankenbaker, inventor of the KENBAK-1 Computer

Kenbak-1 Computer

Kenbak-1 Computer


Bil Herd, Commodore Engineer did a presentation on electronic componentry:

Bil Herd, Commodore Engineer

Bil Herd, Commodore Engineer


Dan Roganti and Jeffrey Brace had an impressive array of Commodore machines running a networked game called Space Command.  Also included is a behind the scenes picture where they were testing things before setting up the exhibit booth.

Dan Roganti with his networked Commodore 64 machines

Dan Roganti with his networked Commodore 64 machines

Space Command Networked Game by Jeffrey Brace and Dan Roganti - CMD Super CPU on the server

Space Command Networked Game by Jeffrey Brace and Dan Roganti – CMD Super CPU on the server

Space Command Networked Game by Jeffrey Brace and Dan Roganti - Server Machine

Space Command Networked Game by Jeffrey Brace and Dan Roganti – Server Machine

Space Command Networked Game by Jeffrey Brace and Dan Roganti - Hardware

Space Command Networked Game by Jeffrey Brace and Dan Roganti – Hardware


Stewart Cheifet from the Computer Chronicles did a presentation:

Stewart Cheifet, host of the Computer Chronicles television show

Stewart Cheifet, host of the Computer Chronicles television show


The booth I collaborated on with Doug and Chris.  “Interfacing with Commodore” where we explored the User Port and compared its capabilities to the Arduino platform GPIO pins:

Interfacing with Commodore, the exhibit booth I was involved with

Interfacing with Commodore, the exhibit booth I was involved with

Interfacing with Commodore, the exhibit booth I was involved with

Interfacing with Commodore, the exhibit booth I was involved with

Interfacing with Commodore, the exhibit booth I was involved with

Interfacing with Commodore, the exhibit booth I was involved with

Interfacing with Commodore, the exhibit booth I was involved with

Interfacing with Commodore, the exhibit booth I was involved with

Interfacing with Commodore, the exhibit booth I was involved with

Interfacing with Commodore, the exhibit booth I was involved with


Vintage Computer Federation got some Apple I Computers to show off:

An Apple I computer

An Apple I computer

An Apple I motherboard

An Apple I motherboard


Chris Gioconda’s Unusual Commodore/CMD Hardware Exhibit:

Chris Gioconda's Booth on Unusual Commodore Hardware

Chris Gioconda’s Booth on Unusual Commodore Hardware


Ethan Dicks’ exhibit booth on porting Scott Adams Adventure games to the Commodore PET computer:

Scott Adams Adventures by Ethan Dicks

Scott Adams Adventures by Ethan Dicks

Scott Adams Adventures by Ethan Dicks

Scott Adams Adventures by Ethan Dicks

Scott Adams Adventures by Ethan Dicks

Scott Adams Adventures by Ethan Dicks

Scott Adams Adventures by Ethan Dicks

Scott Adams Adventures by Ethan Dicks

Scott Adams Adventures by Ethan Dicks

Scott Adams Adventures by Ethan Dicks


TheGuruMeditation, Bill Winters and Anthony Becker’s Digital Imaging on the Commodore Amiga booth:

Amiga Digital Imaging - TheGuruMeditation's Booth

Amiga Digital Imaging – TheGuruMeditation’s Booth

Amiga Digital Imaging - TheGuruMeditation's Booth

Amiga Digital Imaging – TheGuruMeditation’s Booth

Amiga Digital Imaging - TheGuruMeditation's Booth

Amiga Digital Imaging – TheGuruMeditation’s Booth

Amiga Digital Imaging - TheGuruMeditation's Booth

Amiga Digital Imaging – TheGuruMeditation’s Booth

Amiga Digital Imaging - TheGuruMeditation's Booth

Amiga Digital Imaging – TheGuruMeditation’s Booth

Digital photo processing on an Amiga - TheGuruMeditation's Booth

Digital photo processing on an Amiga – TheGuruMeditation’s Booth

Digital photo processing on an Amiga - TheGuruMeditation's Booth

Digital photo processing on an Amiga – TheGuruMeditation’s Booth


Last but not least, my video walkthrough of our Interfacing with Commodore exhibition:


Enjoy!!

One Response to “VCF East XI 2016” »»

  1. Comment by Rusty | 05/10/16 at 9:32 pm

    Awesome stuff, Todd! Thanks for putting this up 🙂 Really enjoying the chicken lips podcast too. One of these days I need to make to a VCF.

    -Rusty

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