Monday, October 22, 2007

A taste of heaven.

The front bedroom/study is the biggest bedroom other than the master bedroom. This will be MINE!! The library and movie collection will go in the other two extra rooms. This will be for using and building computers, although I will put a reclining chair and a bookcase in there as well. I can read while playing my music. My retreat!

This is what I have now. Only a taste of what is to come but still better than what I had. The two computers shown are networked through a firewall router. The laptop can also be connected. It sits on a table to the left. The computers share the printer and they use the same monitor and keyboard through a KVM switch. I use a separate mouse for each. To the left of the black computer is a VCR and a VCR/DVD recorder combo. I can record video into the computer or play it out through a VCR. I can do the same with audio cassettes once I hook up the rest of my equipment at the new house. The black computer has 1.16 TB of storage plus external drives. The gray computer has 450 GB plus external drives. I currently have almost a TB of external drive capacity.

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In California I had to fit most of my books, my office, and my computer setup into one smaller room. I know it's better than some had but I really wanted more space. To build the computer in the black case I had to set up a folding table in front of the bookcases.

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3 comments:

SBH said...

Oh, I would so like to get at your bookcases! What fun...
I just noticed Teh Wheel on your monitor in the pictures...

Machinist said...

But what else would be there? I wondered if anyone would notice. It will be nice to have room to unpack all the books. I love my books and while I could easily give up TV I would hate to choose between the computer and my library.

Machinist said...

You might find it rather dry, Gentle lady. A great deal of books on military history and equipment, weapons, some science. I have too little literature or scholarly works. The classics you love. I'm sure it would interest you for a while but I don't have your depth.