[rescue] My yearly plea for a PET

Francois Dion francois.dion at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 16:34:42 CDT 2012

On the keyboard:

Of course, that is just to illustrate. There are cheaper alternatives
out there. $249 for the 88 keys, ouch.

Francois Dion

On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 5:09 PM, Francois Dion <francois.dion at gmail.com> wrote:
> Funny you mention this, I just stumbled on this page today.
> http://www.bitbarn.co.uk/thepishop/index.html
> Nice PET with the chicklet keyboard and a Raspberry Pi and Bakewell
> board. Apparently they had something to do with the PET back then...
> I was trying to find out who sells this case:
> http://www.bitbarn.co.uk/thepishop/images/case3.jpg
> (vic and c64 inspired) but I've not found who makes it or where the
> picture came from.
> It's for the raspberry pi. I have a blog going on the pi here:
> http://raspberry-python.blogspot.com
> But back to the PET, I've not seen one with the chicklet keyboard for
> sale in years. If you are ok with getting one with a "regular"
> keyboard, that is a lot easier. You probably could build yourself a
> replica, the keyboard is similar to A/V keyboards for studios, with a
> double key for the space. Use a RPi for the emulation and you get the
> GPIOs just like the user port.
> Francois
> --
> Francois Dion
> solarisdesktop.blogspot.com
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 1:02 PM, Christopher Purdy
> <escher.beretta.2112 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Once again - as with many times in the past..  I reach out to my comrades
>> and ask - Anyone got a PET (non-chicklet) they want to move?
>> I'm completely out of the rescue hobby, but still want a PET since it was
>> the first machine I ever used in school.  I plan to have my kids use one as
>> well, if I can ever find one!
>> Let me know if you have one available.
>> Thanks!
>> - Chris
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