Category Archives: recapping

Sprucing Up A Bell & Howell Model 34 Oscilloscope

We’ll admit it, in an era when you can get a four channel digital storage oscilloscope with protocol decoding for a few hundred bucks, it can be hard not to see the appeal of analog CRT scopes from decades past. Sure they’re heavy, harder to use, and less capable, but …read more

Continue reading

Posted in analog oscilloscope, classic hacks, electrolytic capacitor, recapping, repair, restoration, tool hacks | Leave a comment

Rebuilding an Amiga 500 PSU

On of the challenges of keeping a vintage computer up and running is the limited availability of spare parts. While not everything has hit dire levels of availability (not yet, anyway), it goes without saying that getting a replacement part for a 30+ year old computer is a bit harder than hitting up the local electronics store. So the ability to rebuild original hardware with modern components is an excellent skill to cultivate for anyone looking to keep these pieces of computing history alive in the 21st century.

This is in ample evidence over at [Inkoo Vintage Computing], where repairs …read more

Continue reading

Posted in Amiga 500, electrolytic capacitor, psu, rebuild, recapping, repair hacks, retrocomputing, vintage computing | Leave a comment