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New Additions to the Store

Recently picked up some new stock and have added these two new gems to my for sale section. They came out of a particularly interesting early-2000s Alienware rig, so they’ve got to have that alien-shine to them, right? Anywho, if you’ve got any questions about these or anything else for sale, hit me up.

NES-inspired 8bitdo N30 Wireless Mouse

When this new mouse was first announced, I thought it might have been a late April Fool’s joke. But of course I was wrong. Only 8bitdo, makers of some killer wireless retro controllers, would actually take this concept from Industrial Designer, Daniel Jansson, back in 2009 and make it a real product. Since I’d be…

Online store is now live and running!

I’ve been working on getting my online shop set up on this page for a while, but due to my need to make this site so dang ugly with all the retro jibber-jabber, it took me some time to get it fitting just right. There may still be some issues, so bear with me if…

Fostex X-26 Belt Repair

During my typical thrift shopping route, something immediately caught my eye in the electronics aisle. With it’s array of knobs and open door cassette deck, I knew I had come across a thrift store rarity, a 4-track cassette recorder. For only $8, this pickup was a no-brainer especially for the number of features it had…

Chromecast Embedded in CRT

In the kitchen of the house that I grew up in, we had this little black CRT that I would watch my cartoons on while scarfing down a bowl of cereal every morning before school. In order to recreate that nostalgic feeling, I’ve got to have a little tele in the corner of my kitchen…

Removing the Clock Capacitor from your Xbox

The original Microsoft Xbox is one of my favorite consoles. Because of Microsoft’s history in computing, it had so many unique properties to it that differed from every other console on the market at the time. This is discounting the Dreamcast which heavily influenced and was influenced by Microsoft. One equally unique and unfortunate feature…