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Seasonal Greetings

Seasonal Greetings

The last minutes of 2020 are ticking away... It was a hard year due to mondial issues caused by COViD19, but during lockdown we had finally time to do some love and care to the old SX64, which had be lying around for decades. We hope that the soldering irons keep you...

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Add a 512KB MagicDesk to a SX64

Add a 512KB MagicDesk to a SX64

As you may know I'm busy with pimping a Commodore SX64 and trying to bring it into the 21th century. Since it is fairly old technology loading a program is painstakingly slow. Traditionally modded kernals or cartridges are used to install fastloaders. Modern...

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Connect a Commodore with thermal printer

Connect a Commodore with thermal printer

Since a couple of months I have fascination for vintage computers like Commodore or Nintendo. I'm in the process restoring and pimping a Commodore SX64 and realized I did't have a printer for it. After all it is an executive machine and how do I otherwise print my...

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Restoring a Commodore SX64

Restoring a Commodore SX64

Some time ago I finally got my hands on a vintage Commodore SX64. This is one of the first 'portable' computers ever made and weighted a whopping 10.5Kg!! I had fond memories of this machine and always wanted one since I was a kid. The SX64 is basicly of a regular...

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Seasonal Greetings

Seasonal Greetings

The last minutes of 2019 are ticking away... Due to personal circumstances this post is a bit late and our apologies for this. It has been a moving year but never the less we have some nice stuff to bring you next year. We hope that the soldering irons keep you and...

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BusPirate: the evolution

BusPirate: the evolution

10 years ago my friend Ian Lesnet designed the BusPirate. A versatile Swiss army knife that helps you explore serial protocols like SPI, I2C and UART through a simple serial terminal. It was based on a 16 bit Microchip PIC micro controller which features a few clever...

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