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This is my day-to-day blog about my work with vintage computer equipment, including additions to my collection and any repairs or restorations I’ve performed.

1986 Apple Macintosh Plus 1MB Repair & Restoration

I recently got my hands on a 1986 Apple Macintosh Plus 1MB, which came with a keyboard, mouse, and a 1988 Apple 20SC external 20MB SCSI HDD, all in unknown condition. The Macintosh Plus was a personal computer designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple Computer, Inc. It was the third model in the Macintosh line, introduced on January 16…

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1982 Atari 400 Repair & Restoration

Believe it or not, I’m known around my workplace as a bit of a geek, primarily because of the tinkering around with vintage electronics that I do in my spare time – as such, every now and again I get a request from a colleague to take a look at some hardware for them. This…

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Sinclair ZX Spectrum PSU Repairs

This is a very quick post about some Sinclair ZX1400 PSUs that I repaired a while ago, in case it’s of use to anyone. I end up gathering quite a few of these power supplies with various lots, and they usually have an array of weird and (not so) wonderful modifications. The ZX1400 PSU was…

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Making & Using BlueSCSI SD Card Adapters for Vintage Apple Macintosh Computers

I recently picked up my first compact Apple Macintoshes, a 1991 Mac Classic and a 1992 Mac Classic II, both of which were in good condition but needed repair and refurbishment. Aside from the classic issues of leaky electrolytic capacitors and exploding PRAM batteries, compact Macintoshes often have old-school 40MB/80MB Quantum SCSI 3.5″ mechanical hard…

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