The newest member of my Retro Family

So on Thursday, after receiving a very kind offer, I drove out and collected another system for my collection. It’s another Acorn, which means I now have three different Acorn systems. Meet the Acorn Electron. It was Acorn’s attempt to produce a “price reduced” version of then hugely successful “BBC Micro” family of computers. MuchContinue reading “The newest member of my Retro Family”

Quick Atari 800 paddle build

So I survived running a convention, and wanted to ease back into doing some retro computing stuff. One of the projects that came up as a possibility was a pair of Atari Paddle controllers. I already have paddles for the C64, but they use different variable resistors, and so are incompatible. (As an aside, whileContinue reading “Quick Atari 800 paddle build”