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Tag Archives: tech
“My Life in Laptops” – am I Doug Rocket?
My homage to Doug Rocket’s art installation at Place “MY LAPTOPS 1991-2005”. It’s well Mexico.
Retro & Online – Connecting Psion’s MC400 & Series 3a machines to “the internet”
Connecting 30-year old computers to the internet in 2021… for the LOLs. Revisiting RS232, null-modems and the like, all at 19200 baud.
Magellan GPS 315 vs. The Future – part 1
Comparing a handheld 1990s dedicated GPS receiver with the GNSS chip in a 2019 smartphone
“Electronics & Music Maker” – archiving a demo cassette from 1982
“Electronics & Music Maker” (E&MM) was a magazine aimed at home/hobby music makers that started in the early 1980s and was produced as an offshoot of the mighty Maplin electronic component distribution empire. The idea was that it would promote more sales and engagement with Maplin’s component business through projects & DIY features based aroundContinue reading ““Electronics & Music Maker” – archiving a demo cassette from 1982″
Reviving a relic – a time machine from the past – the Enhanced Waveform Generator
Reviving some 1990s era tech …
Buying 2nd hand “vintage” Hi-Fi on eBay – buyer beware
Bought an old Hi-Fi from eBay – seller listed it as “used” (meaning it works OK but might have some cosmetic damage). Turns out it was faulty. D’oh.