Retro Tech

A couple of weeks ago, after mentioning in a previous post that I was looking for an old 1980’s computer, I actually found one for a reasonable price. It is a Tandy Color Computer 2, like the one pictures below.

…Oops, not below. My server is being a butt and won’t let me upload images right now for some reason. You can see one like it here, though.

Anyway, it took me a bit to be able to hook it up to a monitor, since I didn’t have an RF adapter to hook it up with and had to order one, but it works great, and it is really fun to see what was probably a pretty cool computer in about 1983.

I’ve also found an old external DVD drive that was horribly yellowed and nasty looking. I’d show you a pic here, but… well, the above server issue applies to that pic as well.

There are videos on Youtube, like this one from the 8-bit guy, where they take old and yellowed computers and get rid of the nasty yellowing that has occurred over time. I’m going to give it a try on that old drive that should have been pictured above, if my server hadn’t been a butt today. When I get results I’ll try to post both the before and after pics here, if I’m able to get my pics to upload by then.

As far as writing… still querying.

Everyone have a good weekend!