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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...

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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...