A quick video cobbled together from vignettes taken at KansasFest 2017. Music is “Software (A2 DMS Synth Mix)” by Computeher, used with permission.
I take a bit of a different direction this month, and give you an assembly tutorial (very simple assembly, I promise) on making the Apple II beep. Clicking the speaker, a couple of loops, and that’s it – you’re on your way to making music. Assembly Lines on Amazon.com: http://amzn.to/2qMjk5J Virtual ][: http://www.virtualii.com/ The music […]
In which I bury the lede and kinda sorta announce a new product while reviewing different ways to connect Apple II computers and peripherals via USB.
Installing the Apple IIe enhancement kit from Ultimate Apple/Reactive Micro. The kit can be purchased here. The main reason for this was to have access to the miniassembler missing from the original, unenhanced IIe.
In which I break out a logic probe and make a variety of beep beep noises, as well as covering some basics on the IIgs.
A short How II today – about removing the Apple logos and badges from old hardware.
Episode 0x08, in which I lose count of how many times I utterly fail to repair the broken latch on an Apple IIgs. Replacement latches can be purchased from Shapeways here: https://www.shapeways.com/product/JAZ2D2827/ Also, fun with acetone!
Following up from episode 0x02, I finally dig into the inner operations of a pair of keyswitches, cleaning and replacing them. There’s danger! Romance! A shout-out to Dave from the EEVBlog! (https://www.youtube.com/user/EEVblog) Also, shameless self-promotion: https://www.shapeways.com/shops/pressurepen Tools used: Multimeter: (Get a good one) http://amzn.to/1SN1gmL (or a cheap one) http://amzn.to/1U1h46N Desoldering iron (solder sucker type): http://amzn.to/1PjTCxQ […]
In this episode, I explain how I remove marker, stickers and other grime from vintage plastic parts. Also, why my Apple II collection smells like the beach.
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