We go thrifting a lot and find unusual things all the time. I see DVD games such as “Scene It?” and “Riff” and sometimes VHS games. This is the first time I found a Betamax game, so I bought it.Continue reading “Lets go to the races – Betamax VCR horse racing game by Parker Brothers (1987)”
Month: September 2022
Wall switch plate measure temperature and humidity
The temperature is displayed in a glass thermometer. The Humidity percentage is on color changing strips.
This package includes ‘nite-glo’ glow in the dark screws.
Go Video – Dual-Deck Director DDD-1 (1994 $1099)
Dual-Deck Director software and cable allow you to capture and edit video from 8mm Hi-8 tapes to VHS using the GV-8050 Dual Deck VCR. Copy 8mm to VHS with a single button or combine up to 8 sources to VHS tape. The VCR and software was a consumer product, not for professional editors.Continue reading “Go Video – Dual-Deck Director DDD-1 (1994 $1099)”
Soyo ΣBox SB-P4SX (2002)
The 4 USB ports connect with cables to your motherboard, its compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1. Can be install in a 3.5 or 5.25 inch bay.Continue reading “Soyo ΣBox SB-P4SX (2002)”
Bumptz Science Carnival (1995)
The story is their bus crashed on its way to a science carnival, and pieces flew off into the carnival. Play the games to find the pieces for the bus. The carnival games include over 200 animated puzzles, set to challenge the players.
The game includes 12 animated cartoons to learn about more science topics. There is also 19 printable experiments to try at home.
How we archive DVD and Blu-ray format movies and shows
I bought a DVD Duplicator at the thrift store, this one came with 6 IDE DVD drives. I disconnected all the drives from the duplicator module and connected them all to a computer next to it. This worked good, but required 2 power plugs and 2 cases next to each other. I used it for about a year before upgrading.Continue reading “How we archive DVD and Blu-ray format movies and shows”
Contour ShuttlePRO – A special controller for editors
This device features Jog and Shuttle controls, with 13 programmable buttons. The included software allows this device to control any software using keyboard shortcuts, scrolling, modifier keys, and virtual keys. By default the software works with the most popular audio, compositing, video, design, animation, game engines, and much more.Continue reading “Contour ShuttlePRO – A special controller for editors”
Apple PowerMac G4 MDD (2002-2003)
The architecture was based on the XserveG4.
The model with Firewire 800 is OS X only, but the 2003 non-Firewire can boot OS 9 and OS X.
Acroprint Time Recorder 150
This machine keeps track of employee time.
You push in a special paper and it stamps the current time. The employee would clock in when they get to work, clock out for lunch, then clock back into work and clock out end of day.
Sony Clie PEG-SL10 Personal Digital Assistant (2002)
The SL10 ($150) released before the higher end models SJ20 ($200) and color screen model SJ30 ($300). The two lower models had a monochrome screens, but the SJ20 had a backlight.Continue reading “Sony Clie PEG-SL10 Personal Digital Assistant (2002)”