ZX Spectrum Plus Repair

This ZX Spectrum Plus was an upgrade, and gave me quite a headache with its poor picture quality.

New ZX Spectrum 48K

This is how I built an (almost) brand new Sinclair ZX Spectrum.

Amiga Debugging with Linux

AmigaOS offers a simple debugger via serial port. With a zero modem, you can read the debug output on your PC.

Amiga 1200 Black Edition

The Amiga is still alive and getting new hard- and software. I'm building a black Amiga 1200 from new parts.

Amiga 1000 Restauration, Part 3

In the third part of the Amiga 1000 restauration, I will replace the floppy drive with a floppy simulator, and put everything back together.

Amiga 1200 Mouse Button Fix

The right mouse button does not work on your Amiga 1200? This is how to fix it.

Amiga 1000 Restauration, Part 2

In the second part of the Amiga 1000 restauration, I will take care for the keyboard. There is a surprising lot to do!

Amiga 1000 Restauration, Part 1

The Amiga 1000 is the jewel of every Amiga collection. I had the lucky chance to get one. Let's refurbish it!

Atari ST

I was curious about what an Atari ST feels like. So I got one, and futureproofed it.

Rehousing of a PSP

Let's refurbish a handheld game console for a change. This PSP got a shiny new case, and a custom firmware.

MaestroPro Internal

The Maestro Professional was a fully digital Amiga sound card. Let's have a look how it worked.

The Red C64

After refurbishing Amiga and Spectrum home computers, it was time to get my hands on a broken Commodore 64.

ZX Spectrum "Portugal"

This Spectrum was "Assembled in Portugal". The first time I see that. Let's give it a new life.

A new Harlequin

The Harlequin is a Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128K clone. It's available as DIY kit, and it's fun to make one.

ZX Spectrum "Beauty"

When I started to refurbish old computers in 2021, I couldn't imagine that it was so much fun. 😁 The other day I bought another ZX Spectrum.

Flash Amiga ROM

The Amiga Flash ROM adapter by @AmigaWorld is a good alternative to EPROMs. This is how to flash and use them.

Action Replay

I felt sorry for this old and dirty Action Replay, so I bought and fixed it.

Amiga 1200 Restauration

What is better, an Amiga 4000 or an Amiga 1200? Well, why not just have both? 😁

Open-Sourcing old Amiga software

Can modern development methods be applied to old AmigaOS projects? This is how I ported and open-sourced an old Amiga project.

Amiga Assigns

What are AmigaOS "assigns", and why do I miss them on Linux?

How to burn Amiga EPROMs

How to burn Amiga EPROMs yourself.

The Ugly Duckling

Restauration of a GVP harddisk controller. It is the companion of my Amiga 500, but was in a worse shape after all those years. Will it become beautiful again?

Amiga 4000 Restauration, Part 2

The A4000 got a new PSU, and then came the moment of truth: was all of my work successful? And could that ugly sticker be whitened away from the case?

Amiga 4000 Restauration, Part 1

It's time for restauring my Amiga 4000. Once my pride and joy, it decayed to a sad state over the years. A badly yellowed case, leaked battery lye, there's a lot to do.