Have been working on my Mac Plus for a while, and I wanted it to be able to boot from an external SCSI drive. Up to now, I was using a Iomega Zip Drive (after sweating a lot to get … Continue reading
The first batch of Iomega Zip 100 drives didn’t have a power switch. Only the later model – the Zip Plus – came with one (it was shared with the eject button). This is quite annoying, as the drive is … Continue reading
The SCSI2SD solution allows you to replace old SCSI hard drives with modern SD cards. It is almost a must-have piece of technology to everyone who is into collecting vintage computers (specially old Macs). The reason is simple: It is … Continue reading
I’ve bought those 2 Macintoshes from eBay, a Classic and a Plus. Both were sold as non-working. Testing them further, I realised the Plus was just in need of new caps. The Classic, well… this guy was busted. Bad CRT, … Continue reading
I recently bought a 3D pen at Amazon for 30 quid, just to see what can actually be done with it. You can think of a 3D pen as been a “hand 3D printer device”. It really allows you to … Continue reading
I love the Powerbook 5300 because it brings me so many good memories. It has been a while since I was looking for one. About 6 months ago, I found one at eBay going for about 25 quid, so I … Continue reading
I am in the process of redecorating my office, and I wanted to have some cool-looking 80’s motif poster hanging on some of my walls. O searched eBay, Amazon and some other sites for it, but couldn’t find anything I … Continue reading
Neste vídeo eu mostro como faço para recuperar fitas K7 de jogos usando um gravador e um celular.
Neste vídeo eu faço um pequeno tour pelo meu home-office, mostrando algumas curiosidades e minha coleção retro-tecnológica.
This video shows a full disassembly of a Powerbook 3400c, thorough cleaning and test. This Powerbook was bought at eBay for 40 quid, in an operational state. But the PRAM (CMOS) battery needed to be removed to avoid leakage, so … Continue reading