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Macintosh: Through the Looking Glass

The ad I found was entitled “This is the Holy Grail of vintage Apple Software”.  I agree.  This is something that is on the Want List for many Apple aficionados but usually stays on...

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North Star Dual Floppy drive

Below are some pictures of my North Star dual floppy drive.  I always thought this was an aftermarket enclosure for North Star branded floppy drives but a fellow collector has the exact same enclosure...

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Persci Drive and controller boards?

I pride myself in being able to find almost anything on the Internet.  This item has me stumped.  It’s a Persci dual drive with, what I believe is an S-100 controller card set.  The...

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Bare Amiga A4000 Desktop PCB board found

I just picked up a bare Amiga A4000 Rev B desktop board.  This one is going in a frame and will be an excellent addition to my collection.  I can’t seem to find any...

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Zeus 80 – Restored and working

After a full disassembly, inspection and cleaning, the Zeus 80 fired right up.  I used an 8″ CP/M 2.2 boot disk and booted the machine and ran Adventure!  I am very happy to have...

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Digital Research CP/M Gold card

In a lot of computers I recently acquired was a Digital Research 192k CP/M gold card.  While I was interested in getting one before, I was thrilled get this and was very happy at...

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Zeus 80 Computer

I recently acquired a “Zeus 80” Z-80 based CP/M computer.  Being a Canadian made computer, it was a particular thrill to have found it but there’s absolutely no information on it. Here’s what it...

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Exidy Sorcerer: Mystery Solved

Buried in a “power supply” as described to me by the previous owner, I managed to acquire a fully populated Exidy Sorcerer S-100 Expansion Kit card.  It is in an interesting case that very...