Category: Hacks

The Disk II Blu-Ray

Charles Mangin of RetroConnector fame has been working on an interesting conversion project.   He has converted an Apple II Disk II drive to a Blu-Ray drive.  This particular hack is being done by Charles as a  special order item. For more on this hack and to view the photos of the hack, check out Charles […]

Shining a Light on Retrobrite

After I gave a presentation on Retrobrite at KansasFest, people asked me to write about the process, never wrote about Retrobrite as there are so many articles and videos on the internet but finally found some time to write about it. There are many ways to Retrobrite.  I avoid submerging because it’s a waste of […]

Second Section of Ben Heck’s Apple-1 Build Posted

Ben Heckendorn has posted the second episode of his retro build of an Apple-1 clone.   This episode covers adding the keyboard and display of the data to the build. For those of you who missed the first episode, you can catch it in an earlier posting here at: http://www.callapple.org/hardware/ben-heck-building-an-apple-1-from-scratch/ The third episode is scheduled for […]