Card Shuffling Caution

The last 90 days or so have seen a tremendous influx of peripheral equipment available for the Apple II, much in the form of plug in cards. Cliff Gazaway of
Computerland has told us numerous sad tales of  mishaps that have occurred while changing cards. Here are two prime rules to follow:

1. NEVER plug a card in or out while the power is on.

2. Wait a  minimum of 10 seconds after the power is off,  before pulling a card.

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Bill Martens

A.P.P.L.E. Chairman of the Board and Club president -- Bill worked for the founder, Val J. Golding and A.P.P.L.E. from 1981 to 1982. In 1999, he began archiving the materials which were distributed and sold by A.P.P.L.E.. That project led to the group that remained of A.P.P.L.E. Bill was involved in the financial industry in Tokyo and has over 20 major office infrastructure projects to his name. In March 2001, he retired to write books and to spend more time pursuing personal interests. As the president of the users group, Bill is in charge of distribution of Call-A.P.P.L.E. magazine as well as the organization of this web site. Bill currently resides in Tokyo, Japan and Shelton, Wa splitting time between the places.