Repairing a Sony TC-K590 tape deck

This week I’m repairing a Sony TC-K590 tape deck. I started this a few weeks back but had to wait for parts to arrive from the UK. Was difficult to cut down 3-4 hours of footage into a watchable video without it ending up all disjointed – hopefully it came up OK :-)

April 28, 2022 · 1 min · 53 words · TassieBob

The Sheen 100 video sport system

A quick look at the Sheen 100 video sport system from the late 1970’s, including some technical documentation and a brief session playing some of the games with my 15 year old daughter, who had some quite hilarious reactions to it all!

December 30, 2021 · 1 min · 42 words · TassieBob

More 'old' computer stuff

I came across some more “older” bits of computer hardware today. I hesitate to say “vintage” because they’re not /that/ old :-) The first, as the name says, is a Universal 68705 programmer made by Oztechnics Pty Ltd (which appear to have disappeared – the current Oztechnics is a domestic appliance repairer in Brisbane). I’ve had zero luck so far finding any information on this. The next is an M68HC05 emulator, which seems to be basically an in-circuit emulator for system development....

April 4, 2021 · 1 min · 122 words · TassieBob