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COW (Computer on Wheels)

Location

Main Area

History

Was used in hospitals until, one day, a nurse asked for, “that COW over there,” and offended a patient. It is now no longer used in a hospital.
Was 3d printer computer station for a time.

Ownership

Denhac / RetroT.Wolfer(adoptive parent)

Specs

  1. Make: dunno
  2. Model: 2.0!
  3. Year: yester-
  4. Dimensions: 6′ x 2.5′ x 2′
  5. Weight: 100lbs? I dunno.
  6. 24″ flat-screen Dell monitor
  7. Keyboard/touchpad
  8. Dell Laptop running Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS
  9. 110v power outlets
  10. Big green sign
  11. 3-prong wound extension cord
  12. Wheels!

Accessories

Upgrades

  • Mounted Speaker system w/ ridiculous external controls
  • LED goose-neck lamp
  • 7-port USB 3.0 hub
  • Custom adapter line-in power squid
  • Visitor A/V connections (AUX audio and VGA w/ HDMI adapter)
  • Data Transfer Switch

Pending Upgrades/Repairs

  • Data transfer switch for USB hub
  • Webcam
  • Onboard surge protection
  • 275G SSD

Usage/Guidelines

  1. Don’t Break it
  2. Lock wheels after each move
  3. Use optional onboard computer (guest account)
  4. Use monitor/keyboard/speakers for any other computer (crash cart)
  5. Clear save data from onboard computer before logging out (only 40GB SSD)
  6. Disconnect/reconnect hardware (put it back the way you found it)
  7. Leave plugged in

Files/Links

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