A custom order for a customer came out pretty good, I think. A Tandy 1000RL Raspberry Pi case, complete with (working) LCD screen and (non working) keyboard.
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I’ve finally found a satisfactory replacement part for the Circuits @ Home USB host board I have been using on my Joystick and Keyboard Interface products. Once I have a batch in hand, I will update the stock on my Tindie site, and they will be available for purchase.
In the meantime, if you’re interested in connecting a USB keyboard or joystick/gamepad to your Apple II, go to https://www.tindie.com/products/option8/retroconnector-joystick-interface-for-apple-ii/ and join the waitlist.
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!
I was profiled on Cult of Mac:
Retro Apple fan makes 3D miniatures of classic Macs
I’ve added a 10% discount for RetroConnector electronics items at my Tindie store
Use the discount code KFEST2016 to get the discount. Only valid if you also choose KansasFest Pickup as your shipping option. Valid through July 15, 2016
I’ve also created a 10% discount code at my Etsy store for 3D printed and hand-made models, jewelry and gadgets: Use the coupon code KFEST16 to get 10% off your total order –OR– KFESTPICKUP to get the shipping and handling fee waived.
Since there is a long lead-time to make many of these things, this coupon code is only valid through July 1, 2016
It wasn’t long ago that I released my first foray into fiber optic light pipes for the Uthernet II card.
Since that first batch went out, I have heard from some people that the clip used to secure the fiber optic cables to the Uthernet card are prone to breaking. As a result, I have redesigned the clip to add more strength to the weak points, and to make it easier to install.
If you ran into trouble installing your kit, or broke the clip in handling, you can now order a replacement clip. The replacement is free for US addresses, and the price of postage for international orders. Contact me for details.