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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…