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Diary blog of ramblings and adventures in collecting and reliving childhood memories.
Just my own little place on the web about my hobby. Stories about selling, repairs, buying and the people behind that. Reporting from the Netherlands, and started collecting again way too late.
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Category Archives: Repairs
18/02/2018 Discussed the power issues with someone yesterday…he advised me to take a better look at the power supply. I checked the unit again this morning..and again 3.7/4.0v max…The issue has not been resolved! Measured continuity on the power cable. … Continue reading
17/02/2018 I go myself a Compucase 64d…symptoms..black screen and test cartridge showed ram issues and a failing PLA. Bummer. Powermonitor showed no current, and 5volt line far outside the tolerance…3.6volt is a bit low I guess. Opened the case today, … Continue reading
Last week I got myself a C64 breadbin and a 1702 monitor. Tested both at the seller’s location. First time we powered the C64 on there were some weird colored characters and artifacts in a vertical line on the left … Continue reading
14/01/2018 Feel like a wise man…decided that i should outsource the repair of this delicate board. Contacted someone on Marktplaats, which offered repair services. Discussing repairing right now, he has three other repair jobs which he needs to finish, but … Continue reading
After not been handling any de/soldering stations for over 20 year…why the hell did you think you can do nice and good repair immediately :). So i got my spare practice 64c board, which I am trying to desolder IC’s…with … Continue reading
In the last months i bought some sets of Commodore stuff which both contained, to my surprise, a silver label with a KU board. One of them was working except the SID (and had a rainbow label, probably due to … Continue reading