Latest Projects From ctrl.alt.rees

Projects & Pickups: Visit To RMC, ST Format Magazine Binders, Early Atari Hardware and Patron Gift!

A chance to go "behind the scenes" with the channel with a slightly more informal, unscripted format wherein I talk about some of my ongoing projects that didn't make it to YouTube, a few of my game collecting pickups and some future video plans.

DOS Gaming MIDI: Roland MT-32 / SoundCanvas SC-55 / SC-88, mt32-pi & SoundBlaster Hanging Note Fix

Acorn Archimedes A305 Restoration: Audio Fix! Filter Mod & Burr-Brown Op Amp Upgrade

Ever wanted to fix that dull, flat, muted audio on your Acorn Archimedes? In this HOWTO I'll show you how to upgrade your Archie's audio by fitting a higher spec op amp and removing some unneccessary filtering components for the best possible output.

Projects & Pickups: Gameroom Update, Atari Calculators, PC-MIDI / SoundBlaster Hanging Notes & More!

A chance to go "behind the scenes" with the channel with a slightly more informal, unscripted format wherein I talk about some of my ongoing projects that didn't make it to YouTube, a few of my game collecting pickups and some future video plans.

Acorn Archimedes A305 Restoration Update - Keyboard Rebuild, Monitor Fixes & Video & Audio Mods

The Acorn Archimedes A305 was the original and first ARM CPU powered computer. I'm doing some work on mine in preparation for a video on the history of the ARM architecture and the Archimedes in general, so join me for a progress update!

Projects & Pickups: RMC NetVista M41, Acorn Archimedes Restoration, Atari ST, Future Videos & More!

A chance to go "behind the scenes" with the channel with a slightly more informal, unscripted format wherein I talk about some of my ongoing projects that didn't make it to YouTube, a few of my game collecting pickups and some future video plans.

The IT Crowd Oric Atmos - Story, Repair & Review - As Seen On TV!

I'm the proud owner of an Oric Atmos 8-bit computer that was used as a prop in Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd. Here's the story of how it came to be in my possession, what happened when I tried to power it up for the first time, and what I needed to fix to get it up and running. I also take a look at some games on the system.

Sony PlayStation PSOne Restoration and Retr0bright - The Wife's 18th Birthday Present!

I recently discovered my wife's Sony PSOne which she got as a present for her 18th birthday 20 years ago! In this episode I retr0bright and repair the PlayStation console and controller - I hope you'll agree it looks practically brand new!

HOWTO - Repair and Upgrade Atari 5200 CX-52 Controllers With The Best Electronics Gold PCB Kit!

Some people say that the Atari 5200 had the worst controllers of all time. But they can actually be massively improved by upgrading to gold contacts!

HOWTO - Installing an Atari 2600 6-Switch PAL Composite Mod - For TV's Jason Bradbury!

Installing the commonly available Atari 2600 composite mod board in a 6-switch Light Sixer PAL console.

HOWTO - Nintendo Famicom Composite Video Output Mod

How to get a decent video output from your Nintendo Famicom with a handful of low cost simple components.

HOWTO - Atari 7800 Controller ST Compatibility Modification

How to modify the Atari 7800 control pad for use with the Atari ST (and older systems too!)

HOWTO - Atari 2600 / VCS Bezel Painting

Instructions for painting the Atari 2600 / VCS orange bezel.

Amstrad PC1512 Liberation Part 3 - The Prototype Video Liberator

Documenting my homemade Amstrad PC1512 video liberator prototype on perfboard.

Amstrad PC1512 Liberation Part 2 - The Video Inverter Circuit

The Amstrad PC1512 Video liberator circuit.

HOWTO - NeXTStation Easy SCSI2SD Setup

Installing a SCSI2SD in your NeXTStation - a howto guide.

Amstrad PC1512 Liberation Part 1 - Building An External Power Supply

Building an external power supply for the Amstrad PC1512 - a howto guide.