Friday, 17 August 2018

Mario's CommVEx 2018 photos

Horseback rider crossing!

The super-accesorized C128DCR!
Sev's A1200 with Blizzard accelerator
Before the Plus/4 is set up
Before the Amiga CD32 is set up
Before the Amiga 600 is taken out of its carry box
The Ketek Command Center for the C128
Raffle prizes C128DCR, Colortone keyboard, and RAMLink
Raffle prizes C64C and Amiga 500
A CBM 8050 drive hiding inside the CBM box
Debbie holds up the "Commodore" calculator!
Her mission - to pack the all the freebies in the gift bags!
Stickers in the foreground and freebies in the back

Still setting-up
Jim Happel's VR64 entertains the attendees!
Amiga game Worthy running on an emulator
Sev goes over the commands.
Watching the video of how to wi-fi with the Commodore
The screen of the Commodore FM Module
Mario's laptop using its Amiga emulator to run a game\
Videotaping Richard during his talk
Still taping
Robert (right) explains the raffle.
Flappy Bird for the C64 up on the screen
The Plaza Hotel's new signage
More signage
North side of the Plaza Hotel
The big hole across the street was where the LV Club Hotel was.

A quick break
Luckily, the Hawaiian-themed California Hotel is still there.
Now a clear view of Binion's Hotel
The Amiga 500+ plays a new game!
That's a SupraTurbo28 on the A500's side.
Sunday schedule
Watching how a modded Kickstart disk works
First, practice with International Karate Ultimate
Then full out game play with IK Ultimate
Solar towers beaming their energy down
The town of Baker with the world's largest thermometer
One more view of Baker
These pics come from the cellphone of SCCAN member Mario L..  Can you guess which photos were taken on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday of the Commodore Vegas Expo?  :)  I'm glad for these pics, because I myself didn't take enough.

Truly,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group -
http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network -
http://www.portcommodore.com/sccan

Saturday, 11 August 2018

The evening before CommVEx 2018

Mario's Super-Accessorized C128DCR - the first up and running
Contents of the freebie gift bag for each attendee
Still setting up
On the dinner menu at Binion's Cafe
Even after 8 hours, we were still not finished getting the CommVEx room ready.  More to do before the show commences at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 11!

Truly,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group -
http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network -
http://www.portcommodore.com/sccan
August 11-12 Commodore Vegas Expo v14 2018 -
http://www.portcommodore.com/commvex

Monday, 9 July 2018

PaCommEx 2018 photos courtesy of the Living Computers: Museum + Labs

Don Elman of Commander magazine speaks.
That's the PSX-to-64 adapter connected to the PSX guitar.
Robert Bernardo with the raffle C64
Just in case the Twitter feed for the Living Computers: Museum + Labs loses the photos, they are duplicated here!  :)  All photographs taken by Matisse Fletcher of the museum

Truly,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group - http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
Southern California Commodore & Amiga Network - http://www.portcommodore.com/sccan
August 11-12 Commodore Vegas Expo v14 2018 - http://www.portcommodore.com/commvex

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Photos from the Pacific Commodore Expo NW 2018

Pre-show... a custom Ray Carlsen power supply!
Built for a customer in Norway
The customer provided the case.
Christian Stich explains his SX-64 and CD32.
Commodore VIC-20 and 2 more spares to the right
Early on Saturday, before the crowds came
Mastering Shredz64
Next day I connected a bigger monitor to the SX.
One of Eric Hill's custom A1000 boot disks
How about booting the A1000 into Atari TOS?!
Another of Eric's custom A1000 disks
An original Rejuventor on top of the A1000!
Check out the drives and memory.
Eric Hill explains more after his presentations.
Gordon Steemson peeks his head into this shot.
Lining up for the C128 raffle on Sunday
Sunday dinner at Travelers Thali Indian Restaurant
Post-dinner - Gordon Steemson, Ryan Sherwood, Robert Bernardo
PaCommEx 2018 was more successful than last year with more attendees and more computer clubs participating!  And I could not have done it without the cooperation and help of the Living Computers: Museum + Labs!

Truly,
Robert Bernardo
Fresno Commodore User Group -
http://www.dickestel.com/fcug.htm
August 11-12 Commodore Vegas Expo v14 2018 -
http://www.portcommodore.com/commvex