Vintage Computer Festival 2005
The 2005 Vintage Computer Festival was held on November 5 & 6, 2005, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA. Robert Bernardo of the Fresno Commodore User Group (FCUG) was there and captured the action and the faces on film.
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Kenbak-1, the world's first personal computer
|The XGamestation booth||A comparison between the Atari 520ST and the Amiga 500|
|A working model of the Difference Engine No. 2||Evan Koblentz, editor of the Computer Collector Newsletter, and his exhibit of PDAs||Tony Cole at his sales table of Cray parts|
|At 12 inches, the world's largest floppy disk?||FCUG member, Bill Ward, goes through his disks||Fanciful paintings of computers by Kiel Hosier|
|The Homebrew CPU||The interior of Larry Anderson's Commodore Educator 64||The QuantumLink Reloaded exhibit|
|The FCUG table had this SX-64 for sale and Ed Hart's C128 for sale||Ed Hart's and FCUG's software for sale||Ed Hart's SX-64 on display|
|Brian Bagnall's On the Edge books which were sold at the FCUG table||Robert Bernardo's European plastic C128D on display at the FCUG table||Robert's Amiga CD32 running the Pinocchio CD game|
|The SuperCPU game, Metal Dust, running on Robert's C128DCR||Robert's PAL C64 DTV 30-games-in-one joystick running on a 5-inch PAL monitor (monitor powered by 12-volt battery in background)||Ed Hart (background) talks to Tony Cole|
|Ed Hart gives a TV interview||CBM engineer, Dale Luck, autographs the book, On The Edge||The FCUG tower of C=|
|A long shot of the FCUG tower of C=||Larry Anderson's exhibit with wife, Diane Hare, at the side||The exterior of Larry Anderson's Educator 64|
|The Educator 64 keyboard||Dale Luck moves his pinball machine||(l to r) Kevin Metcalf, Cameron Kaiser, Jeri Ellsworth|
|They look at Cameron's non-Commodore exhibit||Playing with the game, Metal Dust, at the FCUG table||152 David Villegas (left) and FCUG member Mitch Zollinger|
|153 David and Mitch try to be nonchalant||154 FCUG member Ed Hart (left) and another attendee try out the 3-D goggles for the Vectrex||156 Vectrex -- the hit of the demonstrations|
|157 The Apple I replica exhibit||158 Cameron Kaiser's Tomy Tutor exhibit||159 The FCUG vending and demonstration tables|
|160 Robert Bernardo's Commodore PET 2001 exhibit||171 Robert Bernardo shows off the 3-D goggles for Vectrex|
Robert Bernardo is a middle school teacher in Corcoran CA, and president of the Fresno Commodore User Group. Robert has traveled to many U.S. locations as well as to England, Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, and the Czech Republic; and has written extensively on his contacts with the Commodore people he met on his travels. His articles are archived in the Articles Index at the Commodore Information Center.
This page is sponsored by the Fresno Commodore User Group
|More Vintage Festival photos at Bill Kendrick's site|
Articles Index (text files)
Updated September 22, 2018