offers free parts to assist MARCH restore things
- stationery supplies: envelopes, printer paper, file folders
- PC mice (many new in package) with bus, serial, PS/2 interface
- PC trackballs (many new in package) with bus, serial, PS/2 interface
- DRAM: DIP, simm (30, 72 pin)
- disk rails (for AT style cabinets)
- SCSI controllers, cable, terminators, external enclosures
- floppy drives (5.25, 3.5, even PS/2)
- floppy cables and many ribbon cables. Too many ribbon cables!
- QIC cartridges (DC6250 250 Meg, DC600A 60 Meg) and drives (SCSI, QIC-02, QIC-36)
- wide carriage Epson 9-pin dot matrix printers
- DSL line filters! I have more than any one human should ever need!
- SCSI CD-ROM drives: Toshiba XM5401B and 3401B (jumperable to 512 byte sectors for DEC, SUN)
- Macintosh monitor adapter: DB15/HD15
- 7 watt night light bulbs / Holiday lights (in colors or clear)
Freebies for anyone and everyone!
- SUPER STRONG MAGNETS that Ive salvaged from hard drives
- Project Cases: some new, most are modem or external drive cases (often with internal 5, 12v power supples). metal and/or plastic.
- DB37 metal hoods (somehow I got a huge bag of them)
- NICs (network interface cards): 16 bit ISA, PCI bus
Stuff to trade/swap
These items are still good enough that Id prefer
to swap/trade them for something of equal value.
- 10/100-base-T SoHo switches, routers (some with WiFi)
- Zenith Data Systems
ZTX-11 data terminal (all electronics are in the keyboard: RS232 I/O, composite video out, complete manuals too)
- CD caddies (for drives without trays)
My wish list (things I need or desire)
- electronics & computer parts
- PIC-18 chips or development parts (JTAG programmer, interface stuff)
- I2C peripherals/chips
- HP hexadecimal LED modules part number 5082-7340
- 18: RJ69 10 conductor modular cables (for 3: 6 port Boca Research IOAT66 serial cards). They look like RJ45 (modular network connectors) but are 10 wires, not 8. I just need the cable with the RJ69 on one end, Ill handle the DB9/DB25.
- Nixie/neon displays, particularly DC/DC power supplies for them
- illuminated switches, particularly military surplus
- Electroluminescent night lights, panels, rope, inverters, etc.
- panel meters
- laptop drives (even if low capacity) for my i-openers. Thin ones preferred.
- memory cards: Compact Flash, SD (Secure Digital), SmartMedia
- K thermocouple (for Weston model 2451 non-BCD digital thermometer)
- hand tools such as punch and dies for computer connectors, round or square holes
- Exponent brand 5.25 floppy disk drawers and organizers (CDs, DVDs fit them fine!)
- LP/laserdisk racks/holders
- laserdisk movies
- music (comedy, harpsichord, baroque, chamber music, nocturnes)
- real light-up NEON pins, particularly the orange/red arrow (no longer sold by StarMagic)
- a Lela Dowling Weasel Patrol embroidered patch
- stationery supplies
- book straps (elastic or velcro preferred: I need them to keep boxes from spilling)
- Lion brand "File n View" SIDE LOADING presentation folios (plastic page protectors)
- cord clips (any size or color)
- 1 1⁄16 inch width label dispenser (I have huge rolls of those labels)
Active Projects, Hobbies and Collections
I always appreciate swapping/trading things relating to my active projects, hobbies and collections
- Electronics Projects
- embedded microcontrollers (PIC-18, eZ80, ARM)
- RFID, SmartCards, Zigbee wireless
- Linux-modded i-opener, JuiceBox, Linksys router
- Nixie tube displays and neon indicators
- magic eye tubes
- Visor Handspring PDA modules
- rubber stampers, mostly animals: mustelidae (ferret, otter, mink, ermine, weasel, martin), large felines (puma/cougar, lion, tiger)
- cloissone pins: Olympic mascots, animals, some Disney pins
- belt buckles (particularly the Bergamot Alice in Wonderland series)
- core memory
- embroidered patches (particularly animals, rainbows and bright colors)
Pick them up here in Elizabeth NJ, or
I can deliver them to MARCH at Infoage
Yes, I know about Craigs List and FreeCycle but Id prefer to just trade with friends first.
Im frustrated that I didnt handle this while I lived in a house
with a large porch and plenty of parking.