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
A few months ago I bought my first ever vacuum tube radio, a 1956 Philips 353A bakelite AM/FM set, which is (currently) the oldest item in my collection. I’ve been wanting to get into vintage radio restoration for some time now (after watching YouTube channels such as the excellent Mr Carlson’s Lab), as I find theContinue reading “1956 Philips 353A Bakelite Vacuum Tube Radio Repair & Restoration”
I recently fixed up my first vacuum tube radio, a 1956 Philips 353A, which now works well and sounds fantastic and is set up in our front room. The AM/FM signal reception in our house is relatively poor, however, and I noticed that this radio has a “Gramophone Pick-Up” input, which is basically just anContinue reading “Making an Audio Input Adapter Cable for a 1950s Vacuum Tube Radio”
I was recently given a 1980s Commodore 1901 CRT display by a friend, the third Commodore display for my collection (following a 1701 and 1084S-D2). It was in quite good condition physically, though it was missing its front control cover (a common problem with displays of this era) – it also came with a non-standardContinue reading “1987 Commodore 1901 CRT Monitor Repair, Modification, & Restoration”
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