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    WTB: Working Apple Lisa

    I took these pictures when I got my first one. A little "forced perspective" anyone?
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    Found PET at estate sale

    Oh wait, I found it, but this stuff must be discontinued or made out of gold dust! Is there an affordable alternative I can use instead? https://www.cityelectricsupply.com/crc-02016-co-contact-cleaner-14-ounce
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    Found PET at estate sale

    Thank you for the great advice Hugo, I'm going to first brush and vacuum all of the surfaces really well, and then use the CRC contact cleaner, then I'll turn it on again and take a picture of what it does on the screen. Can you please clarify exactly which CRC product to buy though? There are a...
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    WTB: Working Apple Lisa

    Thank you everyone, for all of the great discussion. I have two functional little "Lisa Raspberry Pi" computers, so I guess I'll just have to be satisfied with those for my Lisa experience. https://lisalist2.com/index.php?topic=66.0
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    Found PET at estate sale

    Hello everyone, I was fortunate to find this PET at a recent estate sale. It was running and the display was on with unclear static on it. I shut it off, waited a moment and powered it back on, and the same thing. So, my question is, for anyone who might mentor me with this, what do I do first...
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    Thank you so much, I really appreciate hearing that.

    Thank you so much, I really appreciate hearing that.
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    WTB: Working Apple Lisa

    Thank you, and I hope you enjoy it. I welcome any comments, both constructively critical and praise. You are probably correct in that the more attention any historical object (computer) receives, it drives more attention, affects supply/demand and prices go up.
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    WTB: Working Apple Lisa

    I just finished producing a documentary about the Lisa, and now I would love to own a Lisa again, go figure. Does anyone have or know of a working one for $2000 or less? Thanks.
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    The Apple Lisa documentary is available

    Hello everyone, After many delays and a few years, I am happy to report that the Apple Lisa documentary, Before Macintosh: The Apple Lisa, is now available to rent or purchase at Vimeo On Demand. I hope you will consider giving it a view, thanks! https://vimeo.com/ondemand/beforemacintosh
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    Advice for selling off Mac collection in Boston

    Hello everyone, The American Computer and Robotics Museum in Bozeman, Montana is to take ownership of most of the rare/important/collectible items of Adam Rosen’s Macintosh/Apple collection… https://www.cultofmac.com/674574/american-computer-robotics-museum-adam-rosen/ ...but his family is...
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    "Before Macintosh: The Apple Lisa" documentary film

    If you are interested or know someone who is, you can pre-buy and support the creation of the documentary film I'm producing, "Before Macintosh: The Apple Lisa" on Indiegogo. Watch the teaser trailer! Thank you. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/before-macintosh-the-apple-lisa/x/16809515#/...
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    Lisa documentary Kickstarter is now online

    I hope you'll consider supporting this project, thanks! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dgreelish/before-macintosh-the-apple-lisa
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    Vintage Computer Festival Southeast 7.0 is next weekend!

    Just look at how many exhibitors we have this year! The VCFSE 7.0 will be the biggest and best show we've ever run. I hope some of you can make it. http://vcfed.org/wp/festivals/otherevents/vintage-computer-festival-southeast/vcf-se-exhibits/
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    Teaser trailer for the documentary, "Before Macintosh: The Apple Lisa"

    The Kickstarter campaign will be starting very soon, to help fund the remaining necessary travel for interviews. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DB2OizYxPJQ Best, David Greelish Computer Historian, Writer and Producer of the documentary film, "Before Macintosh: The Apple Lisa" Fall 2019...
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    Any Lisa collectors in Rome, Italy area or Lindau, Germany?

    This is a bit of a long shot, but if anyone knows of a Lisa enthusiast in those greater areas, I would love to do a video interview with them during the first week of April. It will be for the Apple Lisa documentary, Before Macintosh: The Apple Lisa. Thanks! Best, David Greelish Computer...
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    I need high quality/resolution Lisa 1 pictures

    Hello, Does anyone here own a Lisa 1 who can/would furnish me some quality pictures for use in my documentary? Thank you! Best, David Greelish Computer Historian, Writer and Producer of the documentary film, "Before Macintosh: The Apple Lisa" due out in 2019. ClassicComputing.com
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    An Apple Lisa documentary in 2019?

    Hello everyone, I would like to formally announce my intention to begin the production of a documentary about the Apple Lisa. Yes, Douglas Engelbart's work and the Xerox Alto/Star workstations were the progenitors of the GUI, but the Apple Lisa was clearly the "grandmother" and foundation for...
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    MITS Altair 680 reproduction

    MITS Altair 680 reproduction "clone" Mini 681 I originally purchased this reproduction on eBay myself. It is in a wooden case, which I painted to display before a Vintage Computer Festival. This is per the creator: The Mini681 is a clone of the Mits 680b with added features. This computer does...
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    VCFSE 6.0, Who here is going?

    The show is in less than three weeks now, so just hoping to spread the word some more. It's our fifth anniversary and being held in a new venue, the upcoming, official location of the Computer Museum of America. It's just down the road about two miles or so from the original, former CompUSA...