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Commodore SuperPET SP9000

As a Commodore fan, finding and acquiring a Commodore SuperPET was something that I have been looking forward to doing for a long time.  There are many pages that talk about Commodore SuperPET specifications...

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Vintage Homemade keyboard

I seem to be focused on keyboards lately but this is one of the most impressive keyboards in my collection to me.  It’s construction is crude but it was quite usable as this keyboard...

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Vintage Micro Switch Keyboard

Here is an example of a Micro Switch keyboard assembly.  It is mounted in a makeshift housing that appears to have held a different keyboard in the past.  After some Internet searches, it appears...

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Vintage SMK Keyboard assembly

This is a vintage SMK keyboard assembly that uses SMK key switches (thanks for the correction Daniel).   This keyboard has user labeled keys and some of the key caps have had pad printing...

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Vintage Alps Keyboard

I recently acquires some interesting items from someone that had an eclectic collection of vintage computer hardware and software.   Among the items was this Alps keyboard that I found very interesting.   I don’t...

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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...