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KansasFest kit-building workshop with Vince Briel

KansasFest kit-building workshop with Vince Briel

Past KansasFest attendees have had loads of fun building one of Vince Briel’s kits. The proprietor behind Briel Computers is a patient teacher whose products are top-notch — "If you can’t get the real thing, get the Briel thing!" Last year, almost twenty attendees built the A2MP3 card, and two years before was the Replica-1, …

Build your own A2MP3 card with Vince Briel

Build your own A2MP3 card with Vince Briel

Here’s another great reason to attend this year’s KansasFest: Vince Briel of Apple-1 replica fame will conduct a workshop in which you build his latest creation, the A2MP3 card. With this expansion card for the Apple II, you can plug in a USB memory stick loaded with MP3 files and play them on your Apple …

Vince Briel’s Replica 1 workshop

Vince Briel’s Replica 1 workshop

Vince Briel, the creator of the Replica 1, an Apple-1 clone, has volunteered to run a workshop at KansasFest 2009 to help attendees build their Replica 1 kit. To offer this workshop, there needs to be enough people interested in signing up. The cost would be $149 and includes the kit, meaning you would leave …

SolderFest!

SolderFest!

SolderFest is a KansasFest tradition.  Whether you’re a expert at soldering or aren’t sure which end of the iron hold, this evening event is an opportunity to get together, melt metal, swap stories and know-how, build cards, or repair things. If you own soldering equipment, please bring it.  We’ll have a limited number of loaners, …

Build a computer workshop

Build a computer workshop

Presented by Vince Briel. Pre-registration was required for this workshop, but everyone is welcome to watch. Build a computer workshop is an opportunity to build a fully functional computer from a kit. Build a working replica of the Apple 1, KIM-1, Altair 8800 or the newest kit the OSI 600 Superboard II clone. The workshop …

Registration closes on Thursday, July 10

Registration closes on Thursday, July 10

Registration for KansasFest 2014 closes on Thursday, July 10. This is your last chance to get the sessions, camaraderie, and keynote from Margot Comstock.  Also, don’t forget to register for the optional “Build Your Own Computer” workshop with Vince Briel and “Stitch Your Own Apple IIe Ornament” workshop with Sarah Walkowiak by July 10. Here …