How II 0x0E: Beep! Beep!

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 Virtual ][: The music […]

How II 0x08: Apple IIgs Broken Latch Repair

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: Also, fun with acetone!

How II 0x07 – Keyboard Repairs, part 2

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! ( Also, shameless self-promotion: Tools used: Multimeter: (Get a good one) (or a cheap one) Desoldering iron (solder sucker type): […]