I’m having to recap a Thunder Blade PCB to try to eliminate a noise problem in the audio – the schematics exist online but the audio section is barely readable. Aside from the ‘supercap’ – here’s a
Scanned another piece of art that arrived in the last few weeks – instruction card and manual for Vol 2 of the High Rate DVD series. It’s in the art archive top left.
30 Nov 17
I just picked up an integrated V4 motherboard and 9 carts, main TV article updated here: TourVision – like a Playchoice for PC Engine
I have recently been renovating and upgrading the Amiga 2000 which I have owned for over a decade, but for most of that time spent its life as a monitor stand after I accidentally formatted the hard
Well – for reasons too long and complicated to cover here, I managed to destroy my Youtube channel which had approximately a decade of content from various things on it. Some of it was included in articles
14 Oct 17
If you’ve been watching my streams or VODs recently on Twitch, you’ll have seen that I’ve got back into Commodore 64 stuff. Since I only stream real hardware like the hideous poser that I am, I got
Slowed down a lot now on getting new stuff, I’ve pretty much got everything I’d like aside from real obscurities, valuable or otherwise. Also paying lots of medical bills. Galaxy Gunners – vertical shmup by Electronic
28 Aug 17
A contact of mine in Spain came across a strange motherboard while searching for carts for me – while it’s of limited usefulness due to the limited number of V1 cartridges and functionality, it answered many lingering
Another one for which no manual scans exist – the barely documented Next Generation DVD system. I picked up the art and manual for volume 3 a while back just so this stuff could be preserved.
31 Jul 17
Since we both had some time off work this week, we decided to go and visit Whipsnade Zoo. The weather forecast was somewhat mixed and we got fairly lucky with a mixture of overcast, sun and showers.