Welcome to my website.

My name is Adam Wilson. I’m an embedded electronics engineer by trade, and for the past few years I’ve been collecting, repairing, and restoring vintage computers in my spare time.

I’ve finally got around to creating my own website, in order to document all of my repairs and restorations in an accessible fashion for anyone who may be interested.

Latest from the Blog

Commodore Amiga 500/500+ Keyboard Repair

A couple of weeks ago, I was testing out some upgrades on my 1995 Commodore Amiga 500+, when the keyboard died. It would sometimes work intermittently for a minute after power-on, but for the most part it was either partially or completely dead. The keyboard in the A500 and A500+ is its own separate embedded…

1983 NABU PC – 230V PSU Modification, Replacement Cooling Fan, & Serial Adapter

In case you haven’t heard, the retro computer scene has been recently introduced to the NABU Personal Computer (PC) – produced between 1982 and 1984 by the NABU Network Corporation in Ottawa, Canada – when a large number (1000+) of unsold, new-old-stock, new-in-box systems were found in a warehouse, untouched for decades. The NABU (Natural…

1956 Bush VHF90 Vacuum Tube Radio Restoration

A couple of months ago, I bought a vintage 1956 Bush VHF90 tube AM/FM radio set in an antique shop in Hartlepool, Kiwi Trading. The VHF90 was in reasonable physical shape, and the band switch was intact (a common problem area on these sets), however it was in unknown operating condition – the power cord…

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