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Network and Telecommunications Upgrades —

Picked up four cheap 48-port gigabit layer-3 switches (Nortel/Avaya 5510-48T) to upgrade my network infrastructure, one is acting as the backbone switch in the house, and the three others (office, workshop, and entertainment center) are linked to it with dual gigabit LACP links. Also I have pretty well completed integration of the new Avaya Definity […]

Picked up a Teletype model 43 for the museum. —

I found this Teletype for sale in an antique store in Duluth, Minnesota. Seems to function in local mode, I need to get the cabling figured out and try to get it working in online mode. UPDATE: 9/2018: I was able to get this talking to a PC with the right combination of cables and […]

Current Museum display —

Current machines on display in my museum, this is not my complete collection, there are some machines that are in various states of disrepair, or I just do not have room to currently display.  Not all these displays are currently hooked up, there is no power on the laptop/iMac wall, so they must be moved to […]

Modem mania —

I spent most of last weekend fighting with my Linux box trying to get dial in access working, after days of fighting I finally figure out the onboard serial port wasn’t working, works fine with a FTDI USB adapter, anyways YAY it works!!! I now have 3 external USR 56k modems running on here for […]