[access-uk] Re: Technology Now & Then for Vips

I remember the ax 20, the bbc b and master with the horrid mimk speech, the
appolo synths, the braille and print machines, all that.  Wow, and the a3000
computers with mastertouch on them, yay!  I didn't get rid of my first
laptop which was a dos six 386 until the screen bust.    

-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
JILLIAN GRANT
Sent: 09 July 2009 21:26
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Technology Now & Then for Vips

Funnily enough, on the BCAB list, they've been talking about Braillen print
machines.  But now the subject has moved on.

Does this phrase ring any bells for anyone, baring in mind it wount sound
right.

"Ready master."

That's what the thread's moved onto, the Vincent workstation.  I used this
so much in my primary school days.

One more thing I've mentioned on that list.  Did anyone own or use a Brother
AX20 which had the speech box attached?  I got 1 and as an immature 9 year
old used to love to get it to swear.  But the funniest one was its
pronunciation of Hazel, Hazzel.

lastly, who learned to use the Opticon?  I tried and failed miserably with
it.  I actually had to train 2 fingers as my index finger had some sort of
injury when I first started.  Just as well that I did though.  My fingers
were just too sensative to the pins and they used to hurt after a while.  I
wasn't very good at tracking with the camera either, and some lettters were
difficult to decipher as well. was glad to give it up.  they cost £3000, and
those not in the know were convinced they'd be great when shopping etc.  My
parents had to go through charities to get 1, and that was true for the AX20
too.

Jill.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kulvinder" <kbhogal1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 6:53 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Technology Now & Then for Vips


> Wow, all that brings back some memories.
> Kulvinder Singh Bhogal
> Skypename: bobba2006
> Windows messenger: Kulvinder@xxxxxxxx
> Mobile: +447792888797
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "JILLIAN GRANT" <geordiecompuser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 6:14 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Technology Now & Then for Vips
>
>
>>I don't use my perkins much nowadays but it has its uses for things like 
>>labelling cds.  I know there's the dymo gun, but I like to use all the 
>>contractions available to me and of course the dymo gun doesn't have them 
>>all.  I did try with the dymo tape and adaptor but the tape used to fall 
>>through no matter how tight I pulled it, so dots didn't come out very well

>>for me.  I use the sticky back plastic sheets and get someone to cut the 
>>lines out for me then I cut the labels.  I write as many words as I can on

>>each line.  that may be a few album titles or just 1.
>>
>> I still have my old tandy talking clock.  It's 25 years old or so and I 
>> guess if I put batteries in it should still work.  I don't though as it 
>> takes 3.  quaint and dated though it may sound, I love it.  I used to 
>> have the sharp talking calculator, the 1 with the alarm and timer and all

>> that on it.  would love to have 1 of those again, plus the Sharp talking 
>> clock and the Vox talking watch, though I bet there's few of those left. 
>> They were so fragile.
>>
>> Jill.
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Tony Sweeney" <deirton711@xxxxxxxxx>
>> To: "access-uk" <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2009 12:36 AM
>> Subject: [access-uk] Technology Now & Then for Vips
>>
>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> I'm intrigued with recent posts re technology on lists which have 
>>> assisted us over the last while!
>>>
>>> This kind of question has , in different approaches appearred on other 
>>> listts also!
>>>
>>> Trust that George is with this.
>>>
>>>  The good old Perkins has stood the test of time!
>>>
>>> Great machine and it is/has  beenng upgraded!
>>>
>>> Great product!
>>>
>>> Any other product or device which stands the test of time "technology 
>>> related" it would bee glad to hear about!
>>>
>>> Let's not forget before!
>>>
>>> Simple and swift reply!
>>>
>>> Many thanks
>>>
>>> Tony
>>>
>>> ** To leave the list, click on the immediately-following link:-
>>> ** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=unsubscribe]
>>> ** If this link doesn't work then send a message to:
>>> ** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>> ** and in the Subject line type
>>> ** unsubscribe
>>> ** For other list commands such as vacation mode, click on the
>>> ** immediately-following link:-
>>> ** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=faq]
>>> ** or send a message, to
>>> ** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Subject:- faq
>>>
>>
>> ** To leave the list, click on the immediately-following link:-
>> ** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=unsubscribe]
>> ** If this link doesn't work then send a message to:
>> ** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> ** and in the Subject line type
>> ** unsubscribe
>> ** For other list commands such as vacation mode, click on the
>> ** immediately-following link:-
>> ** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=faq]
>> ** or send a message, to
>> ** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Subject:- faq
>>
>
> ** To leave the list, click on the immediately-following link:-
> ** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=unsubscribe]
> ** If this link doesn't work then send a message to:
> ** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> ** and in the Subject line type
> ** unsubscribe
> ** For other list commands such as vacation mode, click on the
> ** immediately-following link:-
> ** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=faq]
> ** or send a message, to
> ** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Subject:- faq
> 

** To leave the list, click on the immediately-following link:-
** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=unsubscribe]
** If this link doesn't work then send a message to:
** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
** and in the Subject line type
** unsubscribe
** For other list commands such as vacation mode, click on the
** immediately-following link:-
** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=faq]
** or send a message, to
** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Subject:- faq


__________ Information from ESET Smart Security, version of virus signature
database 4229 (20090709) __________

The message was checked by ESET Smart Security.

http://www.eset.com



** To leave the list, click on the immediately-following link:-
** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=unsubscribe]
** If this link doesn't work then send a message to:
** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
** and in the Subject line type
** unsubscribe
** For other list commands such as vacation mode, click on the
** immediately-following link:-
** [mailto:access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?subject=faq]
** or send a message, to
** access-uk-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the Subject:- faq

Other related posts: