An Introduction to Using Old Technology
By Collin Brockway
So, you've gone to my website here, looked at my gallery of old devices, and decided it might not be a bad idea to start using some of these items yourself, since the look pretty cool! Well, congratulations: you've discovered the wonderful world of ancient technology. So where do you start? Read on to see!
How to find them
Quite often, you won't even have to look past your parents' attic: most American families, rather than get rid of old stuff, simply stuffed them in boxes and left them to the ravages of time. So it's your job to set about rescuing all that old junk from destruction. You'd be surprised what's in your parents' or your grandparents' storage, just sitting there waiting to be found. You can also try antique stores or Ebay: see my articles "Collecting Old Cameras" and the equivalent ones for other devices for information on the aquisition of old tech.