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Atari 1020 Color Printer

August 12th, 2018 No comments
Atari 1020 Color Printer

Thanks to my friends Charlie and Gerben for this fantastic gift which adds another piece to my Atari Collection that now begins to become respectable.

Donation of Atari things from a friend

August 12th, 2018 No comments
Many Thanks Alessandro

A couple of weeks ago had written a post on a socialSocks that i was looking for a button for my 800XL that i had repaired.

Today the missing key came to me as a gift :D

The lot that includes the missing key is the following:

  • 1 x Atari 800XL (Boxed)
  • 1 x Atari 1050 Dual Densisty Disk Drive (Italian box totally different from my box)
  • 1 x Atari XC11 (Boxed)
  • 1 x Atari 800XL Loose

I thank so much Alessandro Polito. Thanks my friend.

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A lot of retro things received as gift from my friends

July 4th, 2018 No comments
A lot of retro things received as gift from my friends

A lot of retro things received as gift from my friends. Many thanks to Andrea & Ciro.

Description of the retro things received:

  • General Electric TXP-8100 Printer for Atari XL/XE (SIO BUS) & Commodore VIC-20/64. (IEC BUS)
  • Mega-Sound from Cheetah for Sinclair ZX Spectrum. (Boxed)
  • Tenkolek ZX Spectrum Cassette Interface. (Boxed)
  • 20 x New 3-inch floppy disk drive for Amstrad Home Computer.
  • RocGen Plus from Roctec Electronics Amiga Genlock. (Boxed)
  • Videon 4.1 Gold from Newtronic Video Digitizer for Amiga. (Boxed)
  • Commodore 64 with an uncommon internal configuration.
  • Commodore Floppy Disk Drive 1541 with an uncommon front label with the white case.
  • Analog Joystick for VIC-20 with instruction how to write the software for use it.
  • Unknown Power Supply 24v 1.8A.
  • Sinclair Spectrum +2 Power Supply.
  • BrunWord word-processor MK2 Cartridge for Amstrad CPC.
  • Hardtek Serial to Parallel Converter for Sinclair ZX Spectrum with Interface 1. (Boxed)
  • Memotech Memopak 32k for Sinclair ZX-81. (Boxed)
  • Memotech Memopak 16k for Sinclair ZX-81. (Boxed)
  • MSX Micro FDD Interface
  • Unknown 64 Modem
  • Dk’Tronics Mouse Interface for Amstrad CPC.
  • Rubber Keyboard replacement for Sinclair ZX Spectrum.
  • Rubber Keyboard replacement for Sinclair ZX-81.
  • Portugal Tape Software for Sinclair ZX Spectrum.
  • Radio Shack TRS-80 Software.
  • Amstrad CPC Italian Instruction Manual.
  • TRS-80 Color Instruction Manual.
  • Atari brochure.
  • Atari ST Manual.
  • Commodore VC-1541 Instruction Manual.
  • 2 x Texas Instruments TI-99/4a USA motherboards for spare parts.
  • HitBIT HB-11 MSX Home Computer Japan with the external case completely broken. (spare parts)
  • Yellow bag from Buffetti to be used for the Commodore 64.

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Some retro-Trash things received from a friend

May 22nd, 2018 No comments
Some retro-Trash things received from a friend.

Some retro-Trash things received from a friend. Thanks Gerben.

Below the list.

  • Philips Computer Monitor 80 (Amber phosphors).
  • Commodore Music Maker.
  • Philips MSX Data Recorder
  • Easy Bob Model 745 – RS232 Serial Analyzer/Tester.
  • Data Switch.
  • Taxas Instruments T-83.
  • 4-to-1 Parallel Auto Switch.
  • Zanussi Ping-O-Tronic (MOD. PP 7)
  • Lego USB 4 Ports HUB.
  • General Electric IFM Interface Module for C64/Atari.
  • Some Serial/Parallel/MSX cables and adapters.
  • Joystick.
  • External CD-ROM.
  • Mouse Pad.
  • Some Serial/Parallel/MSX cables and adapters.

Commodore 64C that has seen better days (Recovery Components)

April 19th, 2017 1 comment
Commodore 64C that has seen better days (Recovery Components)

Commodore 64C that has seen better days (Recovery Components)

The external case is broken and the keyboard pcb is completely rusty, the rest you can see from the photos.

I recover what remains, very little.

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Amiga 500+ that has seen better days (Recovery Components)

April 19th, 2017 No comments
Commodore Amiga 500+ that has seen better days (Recovery Components)

Commodore Amiga 500+ that has seen better days (Recovery Components)

Components Recovered:

  • All custom amiga chip.
  • Some screws not rusty.
  • Chinon Floppy Drive.
  • Membrane + Keyboard Controller.
  • Springs and keyboard contacts.
  • Amiga External Case.

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Gift received: Commodore Amiga 500+ / TI-99/4A / 2 x C64C

April 19th, 2017 No comments
Gift Commodore Amiga 500+ -  TI-994A - 2 x Commodore 64C

Gift received: Commodore Amiga 500+ / TI-99/4A / 2 x Commodore 64C

Computers:

  • 1 x Commodore Amiga 500+ (Spare Parts)
  • 1 x Texas Instruments TI-99/4A
  • 2 x Commodore 64C (One for Spare Parts)

I thank my dear friend Paolo Cognetti.

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Laser Slim Line Computer DataRecorder (Model DR-15) Boxed

March 5th, 2017 No comments
Laser Slim Line Computer DataRecorder DR-15

Thanks to my friend Andry for the donation of this DataRecorder.

Laser Slim Line Computer DataRecorder (Model DR-15).

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Video Technology (Vtech) Laser 500 Color Computer

March 5th, 2017 1 comment
Video Technology (Vtech) Laser 500 Color Computer

Thanks to my friend Andry for the donation of this computer.

The laser 500 is identical to the previous version, the laser 350. The only differences are in the memory configuration (64 KB instead of 16 KB), the keyboard (77 keys instead of 49) and extended graphics modes.

Technical features:

  • Production: 1985
  • CPU  NEC D780c (Z80A compatible) at 3.7 MHz
  • RAM: 64 KB, expandible to 128 KB
  • ROM: 32 KB
  • Text modes: 40 x 24 in 16 colors and 80 x 24 in 2 colors.
  • Graphic modes: 160 x 96 a 16 col., 160 x 192 a 2 col., 320 x 192 a 2 col., 160 x 192 a 16 col., 320 x 192 a 2 col., 640 x 192 a 2 col.
  • Sound: 1 voce, 6 octave (Beeper)
  • I/O ports: Tape-recorder (600 bauds), Composite Monitor out, RF Port, Memory expansion port.
  • Power supply: 9v 500mA (Positive Centre)

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Commodore 64 – KCS & Captain Miki II Cartridges

March 3rd, 2017 1 comment
Commodore 64 - KCS & Captain Miki II Cartridges

Thanks to my friend Andry for the donation of those two cartridges for Commodore 64/128.

Cartridges:

  • KCS Cartridge for C64.
  • Captain Miki II (Clone?) for C64.

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Thomson MO5 / Dragon 32 / Laser 310 / TRS-80 / Sharp Software

March 3rd, 2017 No comments
Thomson MO5 / Dragon 32 / Laser 310 / TRS-80 / Sharp Software

Thanks to my friend Andry for the donation of a few Software on tape.

Thomson MO5/TO7/TO9:

  • Histoire de France (M.P.S.)
  • Pays du Monde (Infogrames)

Vtech Laser 310:

  • DemostrationsBand (Vtech)

Dragon 32:

  • Backgammon (Oasis Software)
  • Invader Cube (Oasis Software)

Sharp MZ-700:

  • Anthill Raider (Solo Software)
  • Flipper 700 (Tecnomec)
  • Advoka.
  • Head Driver.
  • Egg Bas.
  • Account Management.
  • Address Data.

Timex Sinclair 1000:

  • Backgammon.

Radio Shack TRS-80:

  • Some tapes of not original software.

Cartridges for Palladium Color & Bally Astrocade consoles

March 2nd, 2017 No comments
Cartridges for Palladium Color & Bally Astrocade consoles

Thanks to my friend Andry for the donation of some cartridges for Palladium Color & Bally Astrocade

Palladium Color:

  • Game Cassette 606 (Tele-Bowling)
  • Game Cassette 610 (Ballspiele)
  • Game Cassette 607 (Schiebsport)
  • Game Cassette 603 (Autorennen)
  • Game Cassette 765 (Motoradrennen)

Bally Astrocade:

  • Bally Basic (Astrovision 1981)

Thanks to my friend for the donation of Atari Software

March 2nd, 2017 No comments
Thanks to my friend for the donation of Atari Software

Thanks to my friend Andry for the donation of Atari Software.

Titles:

  • Ghostbusters (Mastertronic) – Tape
  • Universal Hero (Mastertronic) – Tape
  • Jeff Minter revenge II (Mastertronic) – Tape
  • SideWinder II (Mastertronic) – Tape
  • Despatch Rider (Mastertronic) – Tape
  • Milk Race (Mastertronic) – Tape
  • Henry’s House (Mastertronic) – Tape
  • Attack of the Mutant Camels (Mastertronic) – Tape
  • 180 (Mastertronic) – Tape
  • Suicide Mission (Arcadia) – Tape
  • Star Riders (Atari) – Tape
  • James Bond 007 The Living Daylights (Zeppelin Games) – Tape
  • Chuckie Egg (ANF) – Tape
  • Cavern Commander (Scorpio Games World) – Tape
  • Side Winder (Zeppelin Games) – Tape
  • Qyx (Thermonuclear Soft) – Tape
  • Flip & Flop (Thermonuclear Soft) – Tape
  • The Tail of Beta Lyrae (DataByte) – Tape
  • Elektra Glide (Laser Load) – Tape
  • Desmond’s Dungeon Find the key to riches (Creative Sparks) – Tape
  • Voodoo Castle (Adventure International) – Tape
  • Joy Pong (Lindasoft) – Disk
  • JumpMania (Lindasoft) – Disk
  • Trans Robots sul pianeta del teschio (Lindasoft) – Disk

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Thanks to my friend for donation a few things for Atari

February 26th, 2017 No comments
Thanks to my friend for donation a few things for Atari

Thanks to my friend Andry for donation a few things for Atari

Here the list:

  • Modem Supra Corporation 300 AT
  • Berliner Cilinder Video Digitizer Atari 520 ST
  • Composite Video Switcher (Color/Mono)
  • A unknown Interface with 3 x Potentiometers+ 2 x DIN IN/OUT + Cartridge Expansion Port (they have used the cartridge case of the Commodore 64 but the connector is Atari).
  • A unknown Harddisk Interface for Atari.
  • Two unknown cables with Floppy Drive Connections.

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Thanks to my friend for donation some Commodore VIC-20 cartridges

February 26th, 2017 No comments
Commodore VIC-20 donation of some missing cartridges

Thanks my friend Andry for the donation of a few cartridge games for the Commodore VIC-20 that i have missed in the years.

Titles:

  • Buck Rogers Planet of Zoom (Sega)
  • Avenger (VIC-1901)
  • Gorf (VIC-1923)
  • Saragon II Chess (VIC-1919)
  • Mission Impossible (VIC-1916)
  • Slot (VIC-1904)
  • Alien (VIC-1906)
  • Speed Math / Bingo Math (VIC-1933)