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Commodore Plus/4 repair: TED, CPU and PLA

Today we talk about the repair of the Commodore Plus/4, which I had ordered on eBay. Do you remember? I had arrived with an inadequate packaging and, above all, not working ... Repair of the Commodore Plus/4, diagnosis of the fault In this first article of the repair of the Commodore [...]

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Damaged Commodore SX-64

Even today… sad video! I ordered on eBay a Commodore SX-64, the Commdore 64 executive: the "portable" version, to be clear. The eBay listing showed a perfect and working computer. The only flaw, declared by the seller, is the absence of the keyboard, which I should find [...]

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I won the dispute on eBay! Commodore Plus/4

Many of you have asked me how the controversy on eBay ended, relating to the Commodore Plus/4, arrived defective, which I showed you in the last video. The situation went very well and, in this article, I will explain to everyone [...]

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Commodore Plus/4, unboxing and disappointment

I wasn't sure I wanted to publish this video, also because, in the end, I felt a huge DISAPPOINTMENT! Towards the middle of the video I start to be less cheerful! Here is the unboxing of a Commodore Plus/4 that I bought on eBay… with… disappointment! Some [...]

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Commodore 128 Basic V7 Command List

Here is the list of commands of the Basic V7 of the Commodore 128, with a simple explanation. This is a simple compendium to remember all the commands, instructions and functions, when you already know how to use them! The BASIC V7 of the [...]

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History of the Computer, documentary #1

On the occasion of my visit to the HistoryBit retro computer collection, I had the pleasure of meeting Davide Fornasiero, together with his brother Alberto Fornasiero. Davide has always been passionate about vintage technology. He made this documentary, which describes the evolution [...]

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Gotek, Membrane, Mouse, AmigaTestKit – A500 #4

Here is the fourth installment of the repair of my first Amiga 500, which I bought a couple of years ago! We use AmigaTestKit to control the whole computer. Was it better to buy a computer already tested and working? I would say yes! Let's proceed with [...]

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Commodore PET, CBM 8032, test

Here, finally, the proof of the Commodore PET CBM 8032 that I had purchased on eBay in the United States and that I had told you about in this video. I found a way to power it at 110V! I hope you can take some cues, if [...]

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Commodore PET, CBM 8032

I had been following some auctions on eBay for some time to buy a Commodore PET, CBM 8032 (or another similar model) and finally the opportunity arose for a computer that didn't cost too much. Despite the price [...]

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Commodore 1350 Mouse for Commodore 64

Is there a mouse for the Commodore 64? Here is the Commodore 1350 mouse! Let's see where I bought it, try it with The Final Cartridge III+ and open it to clean it. Trying the interface The Final Cartridge III+, an interface that connects to the [...]

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DiagROM and Amiga 500 keyboard membrane

Today we talk about DiagROM and start replacing the keyboard membrane of the Amiga 500. We are at the third installment of the endless story of this Amiga 500 that I bought last year! Can a repair last so long? Unfortunately the answer [...]

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Divina! Dante's Avatar

Today I want to talk to you about the Divine art installation! Dante's Avatar. Divine! is an artistic installation designed and created by the University of Pisa – D.I.C.I. – Astro Laboratory, under the artistic direction of Foll.ia Lab. It is a cycle of events on the occasion of the celebrations [...]

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TapeCart SD for Commodore 64

Here is the review of the TapeCart SD, which was given to me by Vincenzo Santoro of www.winmar.it. The SD TapeCart that was given to me is a special version! It is an interface that connects to the datassette port of the Commodore 64 [...]

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A friend gave me an Atari 1040 ST!

Every now and then a good luck also happens. Look at what a friend gave me? It is an Atari 1040 ST F, with SM124 monitor. Along with the computer and monitor, there are also accessories. There is a box of diskettes, a [...]

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How to write a program: Basic course #8

Welcome to the eighth installment of the basic language course! In today's video, we learn how to write a program, simple, starting from an idea. How to write a program: the flowchart Suppose you want to write a program, very simple, to generate [...]

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Commodore 64 Basic V2 Command List

Here is the complete list of commands, functions and variables reserved for the Commodore 64's Basic V2, with a simple explanation. This is a simple compendium to remember all the commands, instructions and functions, when you already [...]

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The Final Cartridge III+, replica assembling tutorial

In this video article we talk about how to build a replica of The Final Cartridge III+. Let's see how to get the printed circuit board of the interface on PCBWay, how to solder all the electronic components and how to program the EPROM through the cheap programmer TL866II Plus. [...]

Amiga 500 repair and test, the neverending story 2

Repair and Test of the Amiga 500: the never ending story! # 2

We reconstruct the corroded tracks of the printed circuit and solder the socket of the Paula CSG 8364R7 audio chip: here is the second installment of the never ending story of the Amiga 500 Repair and Test that I bought last year. In the previous video, I [...]

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Penny Turntable: Let's See How It Works! The Latest Retro Technology Discovery

Welcome to the second episode of the column: "The Last Rediscover of Retro Technology"! We see the Penny disc player internally, clean it and analyze how it works. Country of production: Italy Producer: MusicalNastro, MusicalSound Model: Penny 222D Year of production: 1975 – 1988 Operating voltages: 220 Volt network [...]