Tag: nes

  • The Collection (As of 08/10/2020)

    A quick document of what equipment I have, and what status it’s in, as of today. Computers 8 Bit Commodore Vic 20, with a smattering of cartridges. Commodore 64c x 3. 2 working, one needs work. JiffyDOS, Floppy disks, Cartridge emulator, FDD emulator, Printers. Commodore SX64, DEAD. Needs the PSU rebuilt. Commodore 128D, Internal FDD […]

  • Fixing the NES

    So, for quite a while, I’ve wanted to get my Nintendo Entertainment System up and running. There are a lot of classic games for this system, and while emulation is now practically perfect, I still like the feel of original hardware. Besides, I now had three non working units. By far and away the most […]

  • Reocomputing: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back (Repost)

    (Originally posted on LinkedIn Jun. 15, 2020) Retrocomputing continues to help me find my happy places. I’ve been extensively working on new things. I recently rebuilt the area all my consoles live, to simplify things, going from having to use four different remotes in various combinations, down to two, one of which is only used […]

  • Retrocomputing News (Repost)

    (Originally posted on LinkedIn Feb. 6th, 2020) Well, I continue to collect old computers and consoles. It’s a fun hobby and exercises skills I don’t get to use at work as much any more. The pleasure of starting with a beat up old system and getting it working properly is a real buzz, and lets […]

  • RetroComputing adventures (Repost)

    (Originally posted on Dreamwidth Jan. 8th, 2020) Oh Hey! It’s been a while.Just a quick update.So:Both my NES are now dead. Doesn’t seem to be the edge connector, although I’ll be buying a new one of those to make sure. I figure I should be able to get one or both working once I have […]

  • World of Retro (Repost)

    (Originally posted on Dreamwidth Jul. 11th, 2018) What have I been up to? Well, a bit of this and a bit of that. Picked up a new hobby, BTW. What’s that? You wanna know more about my new hobby? OK. So after watching many YouTubers playing with classic computers I decided I wanted in. I’d […]