Updated below with answer and winner.

This week marks our 30th Name that Tech Tune challenge! We have fun putting this contest together every week, and we know lots of you look forward to playing.

In honor of the milestone, we’ve made this one even more challenging than normal, and we’ve got a cool prize to give away to the winner: a Zagg Sparq 2.0 portable stored energy device for recharging USB-powered devices. It has enough capacity to recharge four smartphones, and also works with the iPad.

The prize, which normally sells for $99.99, comes courtesy of AT&T. The prize will go to one person selected at random from the pool of people who correctly identify a specific computer associated with this week’s sound.

Listen to the sound here, and if you know the answer, send it to contest@geekwire.com.

Stumped? We gave some clues during the Name That Tech Tune segment on this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast, most notably the fact that it’s a crash sound (appropriately enough) from a classic computer. Here’s the full segment from the show.

Once again, if you know the answer, send it to contest@geekwire.com. Submissions must be made by end of day (Pacific time) on Jan. 26, and we’ll notify the winner on Jan. 27.

Thanks to Roy Leban for suggesting this week’s sound.

Name that Tech Tune is a regular feature of the GeekWire radio show and podcast, airing at 7 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday on 97.3 KIRO-FM in Seattle, and weekends on GeekWire.com.

By the way, the answer to last week’s Name that Tech Tune challenge was Cut the Rope. We’ve updated the post with the names of the winners. Thanks for playing, everybody.

Update, Jan. 28: The primary answer was the Power Macintosh 6100, but we also accepted variations including the Macintosh Performa 6100, another name by which the computer was known.

Congrats to our winner, Hannah Riley! And thanks to everyone for playing.

Comments

  • http://www.puzzazz.com Roy Leban

    Nice prize! I assume I’m ineligible :-)

  • Collin May

    Power Macintosh 6100

  • http://twitter.com/chuckgoolsbee chuck goolsbee

    Actually all PowerMacs with the PPC601 cpu made this sound when failing to power-on self-test. So it includes 7100, 8100 and many Performa models.

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