Computer Repair Workshop July 10-11 2021

The Vintage Computer Federation and the System Source Computer Museum are hosting a vintage computer repair workshop on Saturday July 10th and Sunday July 11th 2021 at:

System Source Computer Museum 338 Clubhouse Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Plenty of free parking, short walk from Baltimore’s light rail (Gilroy Road Stop)

We will open at 9:00 AM on Saturday July10th, 2021 and will lock up by 7:30 PM. We will go to dinner afterwards. If you are interested in dinner, then please indicate on the signup form.

We will open at 9:00 AM on Sunday July 11th and lock up at 5:00 PM

Accommodations: Try https://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotels-g41196-Hunt_Valley_Maryland-Hotels.html Feel free to talk with others about sharing a room. Food: There are plenty of restaurants within a short drive. We will have a catered Indian buffet on Saturday at cost ($12.00?) and catered Barbecue ($12.00?) on Sunday for those who sign up.

We will feature tours of the museum throughout both days and several mini-workshops:

  • Retrobright workshop (bring your yellowed plastics)
  • Pre-industrial computing class - Learn to use a slide rule, and various types of Abaci
  • Preview/contribute to new exhibit IBM PC@40 We will have most of the IBM PCs (and predecessors) load up with various operating systems and software

If you need a machine to work on, please let us know. We have lots of computers awaiting restoration!

Let others know what you are working on.