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VCF East 2019 - Bil Herd talks about Aging and Heat... and also components

From VCF East 2019: Bil Herd goes on a playful rant about heat and aging of electronic components...

Putting High Speed PCB Design to the Test

Putting High Speed PCB Design to the Test

Designing circuit boards for high speed applications requires special considerations. This you already know, but what exactly do you need to do differently from common board layout?

Easy to Learn, Hard to Master - The Fate of Atari

We need your help! We need to thump this kickstarter so that we can finish the story of early Atari. The guys have hours of rare interviews including Manny Gerard.

Growing the 8 Bit Generation

Growing the 8 Bit Generation

After years since the interview and many trials and tribulations including a succesful Kickstarter the vid

Commodore LCD Teardown

Commodore LCD Teardown

Teardown of the very rare Commodore LCD for CommVEx 2014

 

Fake Finger Part I

  • Wed, 2014-08-27 12:21

 

Bil Herd Computes with Analog

Analog post on HackaDay

Using Op Amps and hardware multipliers to do a bit of analog computing.

 

Good article on the cause of plastic turning yellow.

A great article on Vintage Computing on the causes of yellowing plastic on old computers.

Vintage Gamma spectrometry system based on C128D

Vintage Gamma spectrometry system based on C128D

Here is an amazing Gamma Spectrometry System based on C128D posted by one of the users on c128.com, Tomislav Plese.  Here Tomislavm who goes by Tomy, shows some Tokyo soil samples taken since  Fuki

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