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    American living in Italy

    The cables used to connect home computers to tv in Europe are like this one: The RCA plug,plugs in the computer,and the other end plugs direct into the tv.
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    Computer Not Detecting Mouse

    If you can ,try to use another cable that connects the motherboard connector with the 9 pin plug (I mean this: ) As Chuck said if the serial port is cabled to the motherboard,check the cable with a multimeter or in another computer-maybe is broken somewhere. Another possibility is what...
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    motherboard battery change NVRAM oec12c887a

    Yes you can..but pins 20 and 16 on the motherboard are not connected to the battery.They are connected to the battery but only internally.The simplest way to do it,is to melt the plastic with a soldering iron and then solder the cables to the exposed metal contacts.Usually the battery has some...
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    Pulling files from .dsk images

    The Apple II oasis emulator includes application ADMANAGR.EXE which is doing what you want.A screenshot in which you can see the contents of the ADTpro disks You can copy the file(s) you want and then you can paste them onto your hard disk
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    Cool looking vintage computer cases

    Apricot portable is a very nice looking portable with a design ahead of it's time.. And also Sir Clive's computers had a very cool design especially Spectrum 128 (known as toastrack)
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    Replacing a C64 power supply with an ATX one

    My current setup is this: As you can see I replaced the AT power supply with the power supply from an IDE to USB adapter like this:http://www.ebay.com/itm/USB-2-0-to-IDE-SATA-S-ATA-2-5-3-5-HD-HDD-Adapter-Cable-/180550148600?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2a09a0a1f8#ht_3731wt_1170 My 9vAC...
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    Vintage VOM battery replacement

    Your multimeter is a 1975 model and you can see it here: from the Radio Shack catalogs site here: http://www.radioshackcatalogs.com/html/1975/h113.html Also on the same catalog look at the batteries sold by Radio Shack back then here: http://www.radioshackcatalogs.com/html/1975/h062.html...
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    Color Computer 2 kit????

    Today I found on ebay this:http://www.ebay.com/itm/RadioShack-TRS-80-Color-Computer-2-Microcomputer-Rare-Unassembled-Kit-/110781836459?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item19cb1cacab that appears to be an original coco2 kit!Have you ever seen or heard this before?
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    CGA to SCART adaptor

    CGA to SCART in Toshiba T1000 CGA to SCART in Toshiba T1000 Hello to all!I recently made a CGA to SCART adapter for my Toshiba T1000. I used this schmematic: from this site:http://electroschematics.com/377/cga-scart-adapter/ As you can see in the attached images the picture is perfect in my...
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    Commodore 64 power supply

    I've recently found a breadbin C64.The computer is without a power supply so build one myself with a 9v ac adapter and an AT power supply.I used the schematic from herehttp://www.hardwarebook.info/C64_Power_Supply but I connected the +5V to the pin 4 because checking with the multimeter pins 4...
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