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c64 at car repair shop
« on: 10:22, 29 September 16 »
http://hothardware.com/news/battered-but-not-beaten-commodore-c64-survives-over-25-years-balancing-drive-shafts-in-auto-repair-shop

So anyone have any pictures of CPCs doing some work and still going strong (other than the BMW museum)?
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Re: c64 at car repair shop
« Reply #1 on: 17:37, 29 September 16 »
Sturdy machine that one! I do not know of any Amstrad but in Spain the MSX2 are still used when you need to renew your driving license. There is an officially approved program to test your skills called "Driver-Test" that still runs not emulated in many places, believe it or not  :) The new version of the machine still works with the same soft, but I think that it is an emu (I think!).

http://www.generalasde.com/webASDE/Documentos/pdf/FT03_driver_test_ED04.pdf

Funnily enough, there is a company that repairs the old systems and they make some good money with the business because they are the only ones authorized to work on them. You have more info (in Spanish) here:

http://zonadepruebas.org/backup/modules/smartsection/item.php?itemid=214

There are some pictures too.

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Re: c64 at car repair shop
« Reply #2 on: 10:36, 30 September 16 »
You mean like this one? :)

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Re: c64 at car repair shop
« Reply #3 on: 13:25, 30 September 16 »
Jesus Christ! Where is that Amstrad?  :D

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Re: c64 at car repair shop
« Reply #4 on: 17:06, 30 September 16 »
Between the Mega-Flash Expansion (top/down). Don't you see it? In the 80ies everything in computing was a little bigger.
no, it looks like a car wash.
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Re: c64 at car repair shop
« Reply #5 on: 17:54, 30 September 16 »
It's obviously some sort of car repair/tuning setup. The CPC probably just had some sort of Database running on it.

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