Vince Briel of Briel Computers will be hosting a workshop at KansasFest 2014. With his expert guidance, you’ll have the opportunity to build your very own computer from a pile of parts and a soldering iron. The workshop is suitable for beginners who aren’t sure which end of the soldering iron to hold and has been a hit at several past events.
You may choose from several kits. If you’d like to join, please pre-register and pay on Vince’s website by July 10. You need to bring a few basic tools listed on the registration website.
Superboard III – Based on the Ohio Scientific Superboard II AKA OSI 600 or C1P in the case, the new Superboard III is a singleboard computer with a built in video display and keyboard.
replica 1 – The replica 1 is a functional clone of the apple 1 and uses some of the original chips like the 6502 and 6821.
PockeTerm – The PockeTerm is a single board terminal that uses a Parallax Propeller micro-controller to emulate a VT100 terminal.
Micro-KIM – The Micro-KIM is a reduced sized replica of the KIM-1. The KIM-1 was a single board computer designed to help aide with 6502 engineering development.