Private Homepage of Dr. Günther Pospischil

Günther Pospischil  Contents

Personal Information

 Curriculum Vitae
  • September 1979 to June 1983: Primary school (Volksschule) Schrebergasse.
  • September 1983 to June 1991: Grammar school (Realgymnasium) Franklinstraße 21.
  • October 1991 to October 1996: Studies of Computer Science at Vienna University of Technology.
  • October 1996 to August 1997: Civil Service at SMZO-Donauspital.
  • January 1997 to May 2002: Employee at the Institut für Nachrichtentechnik und Hochfrequenztechnik/TU-Wien (INTHFT).
  • June 1999 to summer 2013: Cooperation with the Forschungszentrum Telekommunikation Wien (FTW).
  • November 2002: PhD in Electrical Engineering.
  • January 2002 until June 2010: Working in the Mobile Service Network department of mobilkom austria.
  • July 2010 until summer 2013: Head of Architecture, Projects, Innovations in A1 Telekom Austria, which is the merged wireline company Telekom Austria and the mobile operator mobilkom austria.
  • Summer 2013 until May 2014: Head of Communication Service Design in Service Network Planning of A1 Telekom Austria.
  • June 2014 until July 2015: Head of Technology Strategy and Planning in Mobiltel (Member of Telekom Austria Group).
  • Since August 2015: Head of OTT and ICT Cloud Services in Telekom Austria Group.

 Personal Details


  • Born in Vienna, 4-Sep-1973
  • 180 cm, 83 kg, blue eyes, dark blonde hair
 Hobbies
  • Sports (swimming, cycling, skating, skiing)
  • Cinema
  • Music (Pop, Evergreens)
  • Politics
  • Photography
  • Technology (Computer, Mobile Communications)
  • Cars
  • Architecture
  • Travelling

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Computer Museum

Overview left 1
 Overview 1
Here you see one of my Atari Mega STs, the Samsung SCX-4726FN multifunction device (printer, scanner, fax) and two TFT screens. The IBM 9516-B23 monitor is connected to the RS6000 7011-44 workstation. The NEC Multisync LCD 1770NX supports sync-on-green and is used for the Digital AlphaStation, Digital VaxStation, HP 9000, IBM RS6000 7248-133, SGI Indy, Sun Blade 100, Sun Sparcstation 20 Sun Ultra 10 via an 8-port KVM switch, the second input is connected with an old Commodore 486-33c PC.

For some time I also used an HP A4033A Trinitron CRT monitor (19", 1280x1024@75 Hz) and older fixed-frequency workstation monitors, like an HP 98754A (19", 1024x768@75 Hz and 1280x1024@62 Hz) or an HP A1097C (19", 1280x1024@70 Hz). These monitors require sync-on-green, but you can connect them to a PC via an adapter.

Overview right 1
 Overview 2
In the upper part of the picture you see my Denon UDR-77 micro HiFi system (tuner, CD, tape) and a Dell C1760nw colour laser printer. You can also notice my video equipment, consisting of a Sanyo VCR, two Pioneer DVD/HDD recorders and a Satellite Receiver.

On the right side you see a Philips 15PFL4122 LCD TV which is used for watching video and TV. It is also connected to the Apple 2c, Commodore 128D, Commodore Amiga 500 (via Amitek MAMBA TV adapter), Commodore Amiga 1200, the Philips MSX2 computer and the Schneider CPC 6128 via an analog video switch. I also use it for the Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, BBC Master, Atari 800XL, Commodore SX-64, Philips P2000T, Sinclair Spectrum +2, my Sinclair QL and the TI 99/4a.

In the center you see my Acer KA220HQ TFT monitors (21.5", 1920x1080), used for the Medion Intel i5 PC and as external display for the Asus Zenbook. One of them is also connected to the Acorn A3020, Acorn A5000, Atari Mega ST, Commodore Amiga 2000 (via Scart2HDMI converter) and the NextStation Mono via a KVM switch.

Video Equipment  Video Equipment
Here you see my Sanyo VHR-899 VHS VCR (digital still, digital zoom, digital picture-in-picture), the Philips MSX2 computer and the Pioneer DVR-520H DVD/HDD Recorder (80 GB HDD, Disc History, Time Shift, 32 Recording Timers, High Speed Copy, One Touch Record, VPS/PDC, Show View, Commercial Skip). The second DVD recorder, a Pioneer DVR-540H with 160 GB HDD, is not shown.

Samsung SCX-4726FN  Samsung SCX-4726FN
The Samsung SCX-4726FN is used as printer, scanner and fax. It includes a mono laser printer with PCL6 and PCL5e emulation, printing up to 26 pages per minute at 1200x1200 dpi. The scanner has a maximum resolution of 4800x4800 dpi and an automatic document feeder.

Apple iPhone 5s Blackberry Keyone  iOS Smartphone: Apple iPhone 5s
CPU: Apple A7/ARMv8@1.3 GHz (2 Cores)
Memory: 1 GB RAM plus 16 GB internal storage
Display: 640x1136@16M colours touchscreen
OS: Apple iOS 7.1
Features: GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS/HSPA 850/900/1700/1900/2100, LTE 1800/2600, WLAN, Bluetooth, 8 Megapixel camera, browser (Web and WAP 2.0), multimedia services (MMS, MP3, MPEG4), GPS & GLONASS, Push E-Mail, Quickoffice

 Android Smartphone: Blackberry Keyone
CPU: Snapdragon 625/Cortex A53@2.0 GHz (8 Cores)
Memory: 3 GB RAM plus 32 GB internal storage
Micro-SD/Micro-SD HC (2 GB)
Display: 1080x1620@16M colours touchscreen
OS: Android 7.1
Features: GSM/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900, UMTS/HSPA 850/900/1700/1900/2100, LTE 800/1800/2600, WLAN, Bluetooth, NFC, 12 Megapixel camera with flash, browser (Web and WAP 2.0), multimedia services (MMS, MP3, MPEG4), GPS & GLONASS, Push E-Mail, Quickoffice

Acorn A3020  Acorn A3020
CPU: ARM 250@12 MHz
RAM: 2 MB
Drives: 80 MB IDE HDD
1.44 MB/1.6 MB 3.5" FDD
Display: 640x480@256 colours
800x600@16 colours
OS: Acorn Risc OS 3.11 in ROM

Acorn A5000  Acorn A5000
CPU: ARM 3@25 MHz
RAM: 4 MB
Drives: 80 MB IDE HDD
1.44 MB/1.6 MB 3.5" FDD
Display: 640x480@256 colours
800x600@16 colours
OS: Acorn Risc OS 3.11 in ROM

Acorn BBC Micro  Acorn BBC Micro Model B
CPU: MOS 6502A@2 MHz
RAM: 32 KB
Drives: External tape recorder
Display: 160x256@8 colours
640x256@2 colours
OS: Acorn MOS 1.0 and BBC Basic in ROM

Acorn BBC Master  Acorn BBC Master
CPU: MOS 65SC12@2 MHz
RAM: 128 KB
Drives: External tape recorder
Display: 160x256@8 colours
640x256@2 colours
OS: Acorn MOS 3.20 and BBC Basic in ROM

Acorn Electron  Acorn Electron
CPU: MOS 6502A@2 MHz
RAM: 32 KB
Drives: External tape recorder
Display: 160x256@16 colours
640x256@2 colours
OS: Acorn MOS 1.0 and BBC Basic in ROM

Apple 2c  Apple 2c
CPU: MOS 65C02@1 MHz
RAM: 128 KB
Drives: 140 KB 5.25" FDD
Display: 280x192@6 colours
OS: Applesoft Basic

Apple 2gs  Apple 2gs
CPU: MOS 65C816@1 MHz (8 bit mode) or 2.8 MHz (16 bit mode)
RAM: 1.25 MB
Drives: 800 KB 3.5" FDD
Display: 320x200@256 colours
640x200@16 colours
OS: Applesoft Basic, GS/OS 5.04

Apple Mac Classic  Apple Mac Classic
CPU: Motorola MC68000@8 MHz
RAM: 2 MB
Drives: 40 MB HDD
1.4 MB 3.5" FDD
Display: 512x342@2 colours
OS: Apple System D1-6.1

Apple Mac G4  Apple Mac G4
CPU: PowerPC G4@400 MHz
RAM: 1 GB
Drives: 80 GB IDE HDD
DVD RW IDE Drive
100 MB ZIP IDE Drive
Display: 1280x1024@16m colours
OS: Mac OS/X 10.4

Apple Mac IIsi  Apple Mac IIsi
CPU: Motorola 68030@20 MHz
RAM: 5 MB
Drives: 80 MB SCSI HDD
1.4 MB 3.5" FDD (not working)
Display: 640x480@256 colours
OS: Apple System 7.5

Apple iBook G4 Notebook  Apple iBook G4 Notebook
CPU: PowerPC G4@1.33 GHz
RAM: 1.25 GB
Drives: 75 GB HDD
CD-RW/DVD ROM Superdrive
Display: 1024x768@16m colours
OS: Mac OS/X 10.4
Windows XP in Virtual PC
Redhat Linux in Virtual PC

Apple Macbook Air  Apple Macbook Air A1370
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo SU9400@1.4 GHz (2 Cores)
RAM: 2 GB
Drives: 128 GB SSD
Display: 1366x768@16m colours (Nvidia GeForce 320M, 256 MB, 11.6 inch)
OS: Mac OS/X 10.8
Windows 7 in Virtual PC

Apple Powerbook Duo  Apple Powerbook Duo 230
CPU: Motorola MC68030@33 MHz
RAM: 4 MB
Drives: 120 MB SCSI HDD
1.4 MB 3.5" FDD (external)
Display: 640x400@16 grayscales on 9" LCD
OS: Apple System D1-7.1

Asus Zenbook UX305F  Asus Zenbook UX305F
CPU: Intel Core M-5Y10@0.8/2.0 GHz (4 Cores)
RAM: 8 GB
Drives: 256 GB SATA3 SSD
128 GB SDXC Card
Display: 3200x1800@16m colours (Intel HD Graphics 5300)
OS: Windows 10

Asus Zenbook UX310U  Asus Zenbook UX310U
CPU: Intel Core i5-7200U@/2.5 GHz (4 Cores)
RAM: 16 GB
Drives: 256 GB M.2 SSD
Display: 1920x1080@16m colours (Intel HD Graphics 620)
OS: Windows 10

Atari Mega ST 2  Atari Mega ST 2/Mega File 60
CPU: Motorola MC68000@7 MHz
RAM: 2 MB
Drives: 60 MB HDD (Megafile 60)
720 KB 3.5" FDD
Display: 640x480 monochrome
OS: TOS/GEM

Atari 800XL  Atari 800XL
CPU: MOS 6502C@2 MHz
RAM: 64 KB
Drives: External Atari 1010 tape recorder
Display: 320x192@256 colours
OS: Atari Basic Rev. B

Commodore 128D  Commodore 128D
CPU: MOS 8502@1 MHz (C64) or 2 MHz (C128)
Zilog Z80A@4 MHz
RAM: 128 KB
Drives: 2*170 KB 5.25" FDD
Display: 320x200@4/16 colours, VIC 6569
160x200@16 colours, VIC 6569
640x200@2 colours, MOS 8563
OS: C64 Basic 2.0
C128 Basic 7.0
CP/M 3.0

Commodore Amiga 500  Commodore Amiga 500
CPU: Motorola MC68000@7.16 MHz
RAM: 1 MB
Drives: 720 KB/880 KB 3.5" FDD
Display: Up to 640x512@4096 colours in interlaced hold-and-modify mode
OS: Amiga OS 1.3

Commodore Amiga 1200  Commodore Amiga 1200
CPU: Motorola 68EC020@14 MHz
RAM: 2 MB + 2 MB SRAM PCMCIA Card
Drives: 4 GB CF Card
720 KB/880 KB 3.5" FDD
Display: Up to 1280x512@262144 colours in interlaced hold-and-modify mode
OS: Amiga OS 3.1

Commodore Amiga 2000  Commodore Amiga 2000
CPU: Motorola MC68000@7.16 MHz
RAM: 2 MB
Drives: 40 MB SCSI HDD
720 KB/880 KB 3.5" FDD (two drives)
Display: Up to 640x512@4096 colours in interlaced hold-and-modify mode
OS: Amiga OS 2.0

Commodore Plus/4  Commodore Plus/4
CPU: MOS 7501@1.7 MHz
RAM: 64 KB
Drives: External Commodore 1531 tape recorder
Display: 320x200@16 colours
OS: Commodore Basic 3.5

Commodore SX-64  Commodore SX-64
CPU: MOS 6510@1 MHz
RAM: 64 KB
Drives: 170 KB 5.25" FDD
Display: 320x200@4/16 colours
OS: C64 Basic 2.0

My second SX-64 was missing the keyboard, hence I had to adapt a regular Commodore 64 keyboard. I cut off some unnecessary parts at the side of the circuit board, so that the keyboard width is adequate for the SX-64 case. Then I built a custom housing for the keyboard in the style of the original SX-64 keyboard. Finally I modified the keyboard connector at the bottom of the SX-64 so that a regular DB25 cable can be used. It took me quite a few hours, but overall I am satisfied with the result.

DEC Alpha 250  Digital AlphaStation 250-4/266
CPU: DEC AXP 21064A@266 MHz
RAM: 32 MB
Drives: 4.3 GB SCSI HDD
SCSI CD ROM
Display: 1280x1024@256 colours
OS: Redhat Linux 7.0

Dec VaxStation 3100  Digital VaxStation 3100-M38
CPU: DEC KA42B@16 MHz
RAM: 20 MB
Drives: 1 GB SCSI HDD
Display: Serial console with 80x25@2 colours (monochrome text only)
OS: VMS 7.2

Dec VaxStation 4000  Digital VaxStation 4000-60
CPU: DEC KA46A@55 MHz
RAM: 72 MB
Drives: 1 GB SCSI HDD RZ26B
SCSI CD ROM
Display: 1280x1024@2 colours (MX/PMAG-AA Mono Framebuffer)
OS: VMS 6.2

HP 9000/715  HP 9000/715-80
CPU: HP PA RISC-7100LC@80 MHz
RAM: 256 MB
Drives: 1 GB SCSI HDD
730 MB SCSI HDD
SCSI 12x CD ROM
Display: 1280x1024@16m colours
1280x1024@256 colours, dual head
OS: HP-UX 10.20
Debian Linux

IBM AS/400 9401-150  IBM AS/400 9401-150
CPU: PowerPC RS64@125 MHz
RAM: 160 MB (2*16 MB + 4*32 MB)
Drives: 4*4 GB DASD HDD (Type 6607)
SCSI CD ROM
2 GB QIC SCSI Tape
Display: IBM 3488 Infowindow-2 Twinax Terminal, 80x24@16 colours (text only)
OS: IBM OS/400 V4R5

The IBM 3488 Terminal has an 8P5C/RJ45 keyboard connector. As my keyboard is from another terminal with a DIN 45322 connector, I had to build an adapter.

IBM AS/400 9406-800  IBM AS/400 9406-800 (E1)
CPU: PowerPC RS64 IV@540 MHz
RAM: 512 MB
Drives: 2*32 GB DASD HDD (Type 4326-050)
SCSI DVD ROM
30 GB SLR60 SCSI Tape
Display: IBM 3489 Infowindow-2 Twinax Terminal, 80x24@16 colours (text only)
OS: IBM OS/400 V5R4

IBM PS/2 P70  IBM PS/2 P70
CPU: Intel 386@20 MHz
RAM: 8 MB
Drives: 60 MB ESDI HDD
1.44 MB 3.5" FDD
Display: 640x480@16 grayscales
OS: MS-DOS 6.22/Windows 3.11

IBM PS/2 57SX  IBM PS/2 57SX
CPU: Intel 386SX@20 MHz
RAM: 4 MB
Drives: 80 MB SCSI HDD
2.88 MB 3.5" FDD
Display: 640x480@16 colours
OS: MS-DOS 6.22, OS/2 Warp

IBM RS6000  IBM RS6000 7011-44
CPU: PowerPC RSC@33 MHz
RAM: 24 MB
Drives: 280 MB SCSI HDD
2.88 MB 3.5" FDD
Display: 1280x1024@256 colours
OS: IBM AIX 3.2

I have a second RS6000 7011-44 with 48 MB RAM and 1.0 GB SCSI HDD running IBM AIX 4.3.3. As AIX 4.3.3 does not support the Gt1 graphics adapter, the machine can be used via remote terminal only.

IBM RS6000a  IBM RS6000 7248-133
CPU: PowerPC 604@133 MHz
RAM: 128 MB
Drives: 2 GB SCSI HDD
SCSI 4x CD ROM
1.44 MB 3.5" FDD
Display: 1280x1024@256 colours
OS: IBM AIX 4.3.3

Lenovo Yoga 3 11  Lenovo Yoga 3 11
CPU: Intel Core M-5Y10c@0.8/2.0 GHz (4 Cores)
RAM: 4 GB
Drives: 128 GB SSD
Display: 1920x1080@16m colours
OS: Windows 10

Lenovo Yoga Book  Lenovo Yoga Book
CPU: Intel Atom x5 Z8550@1.44/2.40 GHz (4 Cores)
RAM: 4 GB
Drives: 64 GB SSD
32 GB SD Card
Display: 1920x1200@16m colours
OS: Windows 10

Medion Intel i5  Medion P5330 Intel i5 PC
CPU: Intel Core i5-2320@3.0 GHz (4 Cores)
RAM: 4 GB
Drives: 120 GB SATA SSD
2000 GB SATA HDD, 5400 rpm
1000 GB USB2 HDD (external)
SATA DVD+RW/-RW
Display: Two screens with 1920x1080@16m colours (Nvidia GeForce GTX550Ti, 1 GB, dual head)
OS: Windows 10

Nec PC-8401BD  Nec PC-8401BD
CPU: uPD 70008C@4 Mhz (Zilog Z80A compatible)
RAM: 64 KB
Drives: 32 KB RAM disk
Display: 480x128@2 colours
OS: CP/M 2.2

NextStation Mono  NextStation Mono
CPU: Motorola MC68040@25 MHz
RAM: 20 MB
Drives: 234 MB SCSI HDD
2.88 MB 3.5" FDD
Display: 1120x832@2 colours
OS: NextStep 3.3

Philips NMS 8250 MSX2 Computer  Philips NMS 8250 MSX-2 Computer
CPU: Zilog Z80A@3.5 MHz
RAM: 128 KB plus 128 KB VRAM
Drives: 720 KB 3.5" FDD
Display: 640x200@256 colours
OS: MSX-2 with MSX Basic in ROM

Philips P2000C CP/M Computer  Philips P2000C CP/M Computer
CPU: Zilog Z80A@4 MHz
RAM: 64 KB plus 32 KB VRAM
Drives: 640 KB 5.25" FDD (two drives)
Display: 512x256@2 colours
OS: CP/M 2.2

An excellent information library is available at Z80.EU. A software archive and PC transfer toolkit can be downloaded at Daves Old Computers. I created a working set of disk definitions for both disk formats (160 KB SS/SD and 640 KB DS/DD) to be used with 22DISK. 22DISK can be downloaded from Gaby.de or Li-pro.net.

Philips P2000M Computer  Philips P2000M Computer
CPU: Zilog Z80@2.5 MHz
RAM: 16 KB
Drives: 42 KB micro tape recorder
140 KB 5.25" FDD (two drives)
Display: 80x24@2 colours (monochrome text only)
OS: Basic 16K (P2305), Disk Basic 24K (P2306), Word Processor (P019)

I created descriptions of the ROM cardridges and video monitor connections of the P2000M and P2000T machines.

Philips P2000T Computer  Philips P2000T Computer
CPU: Zilog Z80@2.5 MHz
RAM: 16 KB
Drives: 42 KB micro tape recorder
Display: 40x24@8 colours (text only)
OS: Basic 16K (P2305)

Philips P2500 CP/M Computer  Philips P2500 CP/M Computer
CPU: Zilog Z80A@4 MHz
RAM: 64 KB
Drives: 300 KB 5.25" FDD (two drives)
Display: 80x25@2 colours (monochrome text only)
OS: CP/M 2.2

I am missing the original Philips P2219 CP/M system disk. Please contact me if you could provide me a working copy or a disk image (Teledisk TD0 or Imagedisk IMD format).

Sagem Spiga Netbook  Sagem Spiga Netbook
CPU: Intel Atom Z510@1.10 GHz
RAM: 512 MB
Drives: 8 GB Flash Drive
8 GB SD Card
Display: 1024x600@16m colours
OS: Windows XP

CPC6128 Computer  Schneider/Amstrad CPC 6128 Computer
CPU: Zilog Z80A@4 MHz
RAM: 128 KB
Drives: 360 KB 3" FDD
Display: 160x200@16 colours
320x200@4 colours
640x200@2 colours
OS: Locomotive BASIC 1.1 in ROM, CP/M 2.2 on disk

SGI Indy  SGI Indy 4600
CPU: MIPS R4600SC@133 MHz
RAM: 256 MB
Drives: 2.1 GB SCSI HDD, 7200 rpm
Display: 1280x1024@256 colours
OS: Irix 6.2

Sharp MZ-721 Computer  Sharp MZ-721 Computer
CPU: Sharp LH-0080@4 MHz (Zilog Z80A compatible)
RAM: 64 KB
Drives: Built-in tape recorder
Display: 80x50@8 colours
OS: Basic on tape

Sharp MZ-821 Computer  Sharp MZ-821 Computer
CPU: Sharp LH-0080@4 MHz (Zilog Z80A compatible)
RAM: 64 KB
Drives: Built-in tape recorder
Display: 320x200@16 colours
640x200@4 colours
OS: Basic on tape

Sharp MZ-80B Computer  Sharp MZ-80B Computer
CPU: Sharp LH-0080@4 MHz (Zilog Z80A compatible)
RAM: 64 KB (32 KB on mainboard plus 32 KB memory expansion)
Drives: Built-in tape recorder
280 KB 5.25" FDD (two drives, Sharp MZ-80FB)
Display: 80x25@2 colours (monochrome text only)
OS: Basic on tape, CP/M 2.2 on disk

My MZ-80B is equipped with the MZ-80RM memory expansion (32 KB) and the MZ-80EU extension unit (holding the MZ-80FI floppy disk interface plus the MZ-8PB5I printer interface). As I am missing the VRAM extension (MZ-80GM hi-res graphic card), the computer displays only 40x25 or 80x25 text. The MZ-80FB dual floppy disk drive stores 280 KB per disk (DS/DD with 70 tracks and 16 sectors/track).
The embedded CRT of my computer just displays a horizontal line, it seems that the vertical deflection circuit is not working properly. Therefore I connected an external VGA TFT monitor via GBS 8200 CGA-2-VGA converter (see external TFT for MZ-80B). This is easy to do, as the MZ-80B provides all necessary signals on the mainboard (video connector with pin 2=combined H&V sync, pin 3=video, pin 4=GND).

Sinclair QL  Sinclair QL
CPU: Motorola MC68008@7 MHz
RAM: 128 KB
Drives: 110 KB Microdrives (two drives)
Display: 512x256@4 colours
256x256@8 colours
OS: QDOS

An excellent information library is available at Elmars Virtuelles Computer-Museum.

Sinclair Spectrum +2  Sinclair Spectrum +2
CPU: Zilog Z80A@3.54 MHz
RAM: 128 KB
Drives: Built-in tape recorder
Display: 256x192@8 colours
OS: Sinclair Spectrum 128 Basic, Sinclair Spectrum 48K Basic

Additional information and pictures are available at Thomas Gutmeiers 8Bit-Homecomputermuseum.

Sony Vaio VGN-P11Z Netbook  Sony Vaio VGN-P11Z Netbook
CPU: Intel Atom Z520@1.33 GHz
RAM: 2 GB
Drives: 60 GB EIDE HDD
USB DVD RW (external)
Display: 1600x768@16m colours
OS: Windows 7

Sun Blade 100  Sun Blade 100
CPU: Ultrasparc IIi@500 MHz
RAM: 640 MB
Drives: 15 GB EIDE HDD
EIDE CD ROM
Display: 1280x1024@256 colours
OS: Sun Solaris 8

Sun Sparcstation 20  Sun Sparcstation 20
CPU: TI TMS390Z50 SuperSPARC@50 MHz
RAM: 240 MB
Drives: 1 GB SCSI HDD
1.02 GB SCSI HDD
SCSI 12x CD ROM (external)
Display: 1280x1024@256 colours
OS: Sun Solaris 8

Sun Ultra 10  Sun Ultra 10
CPU: Ultrasparc IIi@300 MHz
RAM: 128 MB
Drives: 20 GB EIDE HDD
EIDE CD ROM
Display: 1280x1024@256 colours
OS: Sun Solaris 8

TI 99/4a  Texas Instruments TI 99/4a
CPU: TI TMS9900@3 MHz
RAM: 16 KB
Drives: External tape recorder
Display: 256x192@15 colours
OS: TI Basic

Triumph Adler Alphatronic PC  Triumph Adler Alphatronic PC
CPU: Zilog Z80@4 MHz
RAM: 64 KB
Drives: 320 KB 5.25" FDD (two drives)
Display: 160x72@16 colours
OS: MS Basic in ROM, CP/M 2.2 on disk

 History of my Laptops
LaptopCPUMemoryStorageDisplayWeightDate
Sharp PC 4602Intel 80188@10 MHz640 KB RAM2*720 KB FDD640x200 Mono LCD4.8 kg1988
Rein Seiwa NB6 (Mitac 3026e)Intel 386SX@20 MHz2 MB RAM40 MB HDD640x480 Mono LCD2.9 kg1992
TI Travelmate 4000EIntel 486SX@25 MHz4 MB RAM120 MB HDD640x480 Colour LCD2.7 kg1994
DEC Hinote VP5100Intel Pentium@100 MHz24 MB RAM810 MB HDD800x600 Colour LCD3.3 kg1997
Fujitsu Lifebook B110Intel Pentium@233 MHz96 MB RAM3 GB HDD800x600 Colour LCD1.1 kg2000
JVC MP-XP7210Intel Pentium 3@800 MHz256 MB RAM30 GB HDD1024x600 Colour LCD1.0 kg2005
Sony Vaio VGN-P11ZIntel Atom Z520@1.33 GHz2 GB RAM60 GB HDD1600x768 Colour LCD0.6 kg2010
Sagem SpigaIntel Atom Z510@1.1 GHz512 MB RAM8 GB SSD1024x600 Colour LCD0.3 kg2011
Apple Macbook Air A1370Intel Core 2 Duo SU9400@1.4 GHz2 GB RAM128 GB SSD1366x768 Colour LCD1.1 kg2012
Sony Vaio SVD11Intel Core i5-3337U@1.8 GHz4 GB RAM128 GB SSD1920x1080 Colour LCD1.3 kg2014
Pipo W2fIntel Atom Z3735D@1.8 GHz2 GB RAM32 GB SSD1200x800 Colour LCD0.3 kg2014
Toshiba Satellite Click Mini L9WIntel Atom Z3735F@1.3/1.8 GHz2 GB RAM32 GB SSD1920x1200 Colour LCD1.0 kg2015
Lenovo Yoga BookIntel Atom x5 Z8550@1.44/2.40 GHz4 GB RAM64 GB SSD1920x1200 Colour LCD0.7 kg2017
Lenovo Yoga 3 11Intel Core M-5Y10c@0.8/2.0 GHz4 GB RAM128 GB SSD1920x1080 Colour LCD1.1 kg2018
Asus Zenbook UX305FIntel Core M-5Y10@0.8/2.0 GHz8 GB RAM256 GB SSD3200x1800 Colour LCD1.2 kg2018
Asus Zenbook UX310UIntel Core i5-7200@2.5 GHz16 GB RAM256 GB SSD1920x1080 Colour LCD1.4 kg2018

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Cars

Austin Sprite  Austin Sprite
Engine: 48 KW (65 hp)
1275 ccm 4 cylinder engine
Weight: 735 kg
Speed: 155 kmph top speed
Details: I like vintage cars, like this Austin Sprite (manufactured 1971, used between May 1997 and March 2008). It was great fun to drive with this cabriolet in summer. It had the steering wheel on the right side, which caused funny reactions by other drivers.

MG  MG-B
Engine: 70 KW (95 hp)
1798 ccm 4 cylinder engine
Weight: 1060 kg
Speed: 173 kmph top speed
Details: After several years of restauration, I drive this beautiful MG-B since summer 2008. It is a US model (built in September 1972) with 3 wipers, dual-circuit brakes, tuned with a Weber carburettor, and beautiful chrome wire wheels.

SL  Mercedes 280SL
Engine: 136 KW (185 hp)
2746 ccm 6 cylinder engine (M110)
Weight: 1550 kg
Speed: 200 kmph top speed
Details: In May 2009 I obtained a Mercedes 280SL (R107). The car was registered exactly on my fifth birthday. It is equipped with the 110.982E 6 cylinder engine, actually the smallest machine used in the R107 series. Still it is very powerful and convenient to drive, it is more agile and requires much less gasoline than the 8 cylinder versions. My car is coloured in signal red (colour code 568H), it is equipped with a hardtop, alloy wheels, 5 speed gearbox (option 428), a right door mirror (option 502), automatic antenna (option 531, not working), a central door lock (option 466, not working), heat isolating glass (option 590), an an orthopedic driver's seat back (option 404). The price in 1978 was 38886 DM.

Fiat Uno 1.5 S.ie  Fiat Uno 1.5 S.ie
Engine: 55 KW (75 hp)
1499 ccm 4 cylinder engine
Weight: 830 kg
Speed: 171 kmph top speed
Details: I used the Fiat Uno 1.5 S.ie (manufactured 11/1991, 5.000 km) from March 1993 until July 1996, in total I drove about 20.000 km with this car. Unfortunately it was not very reliable, especially the electrical system caused a lot of problems.

R19 1.7 RT  Renault 19 1.7 RT
Engine: 54 KW (73 hp)
1721 ccm 4 cylinder engine
Weight: 980 kg
Speed: 171 kmph top speed
Details: From July 1996 until September 2000 I used the Renault 19 1.7 RT (manufactured in 7/1993, 39.000 km).

BMW 735i  BMW 735i E32
Engine: 155 KW (211 hp)
3430 ccm 6 cylinder engine
Weight: 1610 kg
Speed: 230 kmph top speed
Details: From November 1999 until September 2000 I used a BMW 735i (manufactured 10/1990, 158.000 km). It was difficult to find a parking space for this car and it needed a lot of gasoline, but on the other hand it had a great engine and many electrical and electronical devices making driving more comfortable.

BMW 525tds Touring  BMW 525tds Touring E34
Engine: 105 KW (143 hp)
2497 ccm 6 cylinder Diesel engine
Weight: 1560 kg
Speed: 202 kmph top speed
Details: In September 2000 I sold my Renault 19 (with about 67.000 km) and the BMW 735i (with 164.000 km) and obtained the BMW 525tds Touring (E34, manufactured 5/1994, 108.000 km). It was a powerful and comfortable car with ABS, cruise control, air condition, electrical windows, leather, CD changer, alarm, navigation system and airbag.

BMW 530i Touring  BMW 530i Touring E39
Engine: 170 KW (231 hp)
2979 ccm 6 cylinder engine (M54-306S3)
Weight: 1750 kg
Speed: 241 kmph top speed
Details: In August 2005 I sold my BMW 525tds Touring (E34, 134.000 km) and obtained a BMW 530i Touring (E39, manufactured 2/2001, 113.000 km). This brought me back to the "fun of driving" club as this car was very powerful and comfortable. It was equipped with ABS plus ASC-T, cruise control, automatic air condition, electrical windows, electrical and heated leather seats, CD changer, navigation system, TV, 6 airbags, bord computer, Xenon lights, PDC, GSM car phone and steptronic.

Volvo V70 D5  Volvo V70 D5
Engine: 136 KW (185 hp)
2400 ccm 5 cylinder Diesel engine (D5244T4)
Weight: 1679 kg
Speed: 225 kmph top speed
Details: In summer 2010 my BMW 530i caused a lot of problems with a broken automatic gearbox and ABS control unit failure at less than 165.000 km. BMW support was extremely bad, therefore I decided to get rid of the car and change to another vendor. I checked VW Touareg, Jaguar X-Type and a few other options. Finally I decided for a Volvo V70 D5 (Type B/BW7141), built in 6/2008 with 118.000 km. The Volvo offers much more space than the BMW, but it has slightly fewer extras and a manual 6-speed gearbox. Still it is equipped with ABS/ASC/DSC, cruise control, automatic air condition, electrical windows, heated leather seats, navigation system, 8 airbags, bord computer, Xenon lights, PDC and Bluetooth telephone support.

Jaguar XF Sportbrake 3.0D  Jaguar XF Sportbrake 3.0D
Engine: 177 KW (240 hp)
2993 ccm 6 cylinder Diesel engine (306DT)
Weight: 1958 kg
Speed: 240 kmph top speed
Details: I have been looking for a Jaguar since quite some time. In autumn 2016 I decided for a 2014 model with 38.000 kilometers and several extras. The car is equiped with 8-gear automatic transmission, ABS/ASC/DSC, cruise control, automatic air condition, electrical windows, electrical and heated leather seats, navigation system, 8 airbags, bord computer, Xenon lights, light and rain sensor, PDC plus camera, Bluetooth telephone support, auto dim mirror, keyless entry and 19 inch wheels with tyre pressure monitoring system.

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Architecture

I spent a lot of work in adaptations of a 50 year old house.
It took several years, but now it is almost finished. Only the garden needs some additional effort.
My home (1)             My home (2)

My home (3)             My home (4)

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Travelling

Kreta 2007             Torremolinos 2007

Ibiza 2008             Kuba 2009

Madeira 2009             Malta 2010

Zypern 2010             Sizilien 2011

Lanzarote 2012              Toskana 2012

Santorin 2013             Teneriffa 2013

Kos 2014             Brac 2015

Korcula 2016             Sofia 2017

Varna 2018

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Last modification on 9-Feb-2019