The Collection (As of 27/04/2021)

A quick document of what equipment I have, and what status it’s in, as of today.

Monitors

  • 2 x SVideo capable flatscreen monitos. Both support Composite, VGA, Component and SVideo. I use these for a lot of my older 8 Bit systems. They’re generic off brand.
  • ACER-V226HQL. These are capable of syncing right down to a 15KHz signal and have a rock solid picture.

Computers

8 Bit

  • Commodore Vic 20, with a smattering of cartridges. Now modded for SVideo
  • Commodore 64c x 3. 2 working, one needs work. JiffyDOS, Floppy disks, Cartridge emulator, FDD emulator, Printers. Uses SVideo for picture
  • Commodore SX64, DEAD. Needs the PSU rebuilt.
  • Commodore 128D, Internal FDD is unreliable, otherwise works fine. PSU rebuilt, Uses SVideo for picture.
  • Sinclair Spectrum 48k, with adapter to allow mobile phone to replace tape drive. Works. Composite only.
  • Apple IIeuroplus, with language card and FDD card. 2 x Disk ][. Works. Composite only.
  • Apple II+ clone. No ROMs.
  • Apple IIe with 80 column card and 128Kb RAM, Serial Card, Z80 Card and FDD card. Duodisk. Works. I also can use a Floppy Emu with this. Composite only.
  • Apple IIe clone. Works. No cards. Keyboard completely rebuilt. Composite only.
  • VTech Creativision. (Aka Dick Smith Wizzard). MultiCart. Right joystick has failed. Long term project to replace it. Modded for composite.
  • BBC Master system. Works. Gotek drive, SD Drive, ROM Upgrade, home made joystick, PiTube. 15KHz video cable.
  • Atari 800xl. Works. 256K RAM upgrade installed. SDrive Max drive covers tape and FDD emulation. Uses SVideo for picture

16/32 Bit

  • Apple IIgs. 8MB RAM expansion, Booti HDD, Duodisk FDD. I also can use a Floppy Emu with this. Works. 15KHz video cable.
  • Amiga 1200. Gotek Drive. Works. Needs a new case to be laser cut. Really need to get around to this. 15KHz video cable.
  • Atari 1040STfm. Gotek Drive. Works. I love this machine. 15KHz video cable.
  • Atari 1040STᴇ x 2, Both upgraded to 4MB RAM. 15KHz video cable.
  • Apple Macintosh SE/30. Upgraded to 20MB RAM, ROMinator II Atom, SCSI2SD, I can also use a Floppy Emu with this. Working on an external SCSI CD ROM but not having much luck yet.
  • Archimedes 440. Currently won’t boot out of BIOS. My big project.

Consoles

8 Bit

  • Nintendo Entertainment Center x 3. 1 works. 800 in 1 cart. Awaiting edge connectors for a second.

16 Bit

  • Sega Megadrive. MultiCart. Works.

32 Bit and later

  • Commodore CD32. Works.
  • Sony PlayStation 2 (phat) with HDD, Network adapter. Works.
  • Microsoft X-Box (original). 500GB HDD. Works.
  • Nintendo 64. MultiCart. Works.
  • Nintendo Wii. Works.
  • Microsoft XBox 360 x 2. Works.
  • Sony PlayStation 3. Works
  • Nintendo WiiU. No longer works, alas. I need to replace the optical disk drive on it.
  • Nintendo Switch. Works.

Published by ilike8bits

I collect old computers and consoles

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