Hardware

Graphite iBook Quick Test

This graphite iBook has been at the top of one of the storage shelves for over a year and I honestly just forgot about it so figured maybe I should check to see if it functions. This is one of the iBook's fro...

A Hot Attic Printer Rescue!

Over the weekend I was catching up on breaking down old recycled machines while at the same time there was a good amount of printer conversation on the social networks, this got me to thinking I still had a f...

ImageWriter II color ribbon PART 2

Yesterday my test print on the new color ribbon for the Apple ImageWriter II printer was not as vibrant as I was expecting. This morning I woke up to find a suggestion by a fellow Twitter pal so let's see how...

The Atari Haul

On the 1st of June 2022, I filled my car with the 2nd largest computer haul to date for 8-Bit Boyz, the first one being the “Rick Collection” that is still being shipped bit by bit at a time. This current Ata...

Commodore MPS 1270A

After a very long search I found a Commodore MPS 1270A inkjet printer, but to get the deal closed took about 3 months before the seller would accept a deal.  It was marketed as NEW IN BOX however once I opene...

Attic Collection: My old c64!

  The "Attic Collection" is something I stared at the end of this past winter where I am rediscovering retro computers I have stored up in my attic a couple decades ago.  Back in 1999 I started collecting retr...

C-128D Drive Select using SX-64 Ultra Reset

* If you get a minute please go subscribe to our YouTube channel to help us get that going, thank you! * Recently I brought out my Commodore 128D computer to put into action and quickly discovered an issue wit...

Amiga 1000 Parceiro

* If you get a minute please go subscribe to our YouTube channel to help us get that going, thank you! * I was on the reservation list for the Amiga 1000 Parceiro when David Dunklee who created and is manufact...

Steph’s Packed Lunch with Nostalgia Nerd

Nostalgia Nerd appears on Belfast TV's mid-day show "Steph's Packed Lunch", bringing along some retro to the set with a Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum! ...
QUICK-BIT: Amiga Display VGA Adapter

QUICK-BIT: Amiga Display VGA Adapter

My objective is to connect my Amiga computer's to modern monitors without having to destroy the original Amiga video cables.  Being most Amiga’s video output is set to 15khz only a very few select LCD monitor...