Saturday, March 13, 2010
Floppy drive, early (Apple II) schematics, and stuff hand-wired by Woz
Wendell Sander informs us of some very interesting items going up for sale in the near future, you are not going to want to miss this:
"This Apple 1 is the best Apple 1 I have ever seen. It is clean and looks like no mods were ever made. It looks like it just came out of the box.
I'm not sure if people will appreciate the importance of the Floppy Drive development but that was an amazing piece of work by Woz and Rod Holt with Cliff''s help and was a pivotal point in Apple's growth. Apple was the first to have a practical, reliable and useable solution to floppy drives on a personal computer and that established them as the leader against much larger companies such as Radio Shack and Commodore and thus assured Apple's survival.
I have seen all of this material and it is quite remarkable.
Early Apple (Cliff and Dick Huston's site)
UPDATE Mar.20.2010: These items are currently up for auction on Ebay
Posted by John at 7:40 AM