Replacement membrane keyboard Amiga 500 and DiagROM, repair repair fix

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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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 [...]

The Final Cartridge III Plus Commodore 64 expansion card

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 [...]

Commodore Amiga 500 A500 purchase and repair of accessories

Purchase and Repair of the Amiga 500: the never-ending story! # 1

Today I begin to tell you the never-ending story of the repair of the Amiga 500 that I bought last year and that I hoped to be able to use quickly! Purchase of the Amiga 500 I found an interesting advertisement on Facebook Marketplace. According to the seller, the computer was [...]

Vintage Atari 800XL computer, unboxing test and repair

Atari 800XL and Atari 1050 with shorted power supply!

I recently purchased an Atari 800XL, complete with Atari 1050 floppy disk drive. Here is the unboxing and the first boot… with short circuit! Before turning on a computer that has not been used for years, remember to follow the steps indicated in this video article. Tips [...]