In the second part of the Amiga 1000 restauration, I will take care for the keyboard. There is a surprising lot to do!
The Amiga 1000 is the jewel of every Amiga collection. I had the lucky chance to get one. Let's refurbish it!
Let's refurbish a handheld game console for a change. This PSP got a shiny new case, and a custom firmware.
After refurbishing Amiga and Spectrum home computers, it was time to get my hands on a broken Commodore 64.
This Spectrum was "Assembled in Portugal". The first time I see that. Let's give it a new life.
The Harlequin is a Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128K clone. It's available as DIY kit, and it's fun to make one.
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.
The Amiga Flash ROM adapter by @AmigaWorld is a good alternative to EPROMs. This is how to flash and use them.
What is better, an Amiga 4000 or an Amiga 1200? Well, why not just have both? 😁
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?
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?
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.
The other ZX Spectrum had a broken coil and was said to be irreparable. Let's find out, and make a new coil!
In the final part of my Amiga 500 restauration project, it's finally time to put it all back together.
My Amiga 500 restauration progresses. It got new capacitors, HDMI output, a new PSU, and a new disk drive already.
I'm going to restore my old Amiga 500. First let's check the current state, after 30 years in a storage box.
In the first part, we have replaced the old Li-Po battery by a new one. In this part, we will replace the mechanical hard disk by a modern (and much larger) MicroSD card.
In a time before smartphones, people used so called "digital music players" for portable music. One of them was the iRiver iHP-100 series, which came to the market in October 2003.