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Showing blathrs with the tag “Electronics.”

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 Alive 17,396 days

A green radio

An avocado green National Panasonic radio made for the 1970 Kyoto Worldʼs Fair.

  • Buy a working model from fleaBay for $100
  • Or get one from the antiques store and use Wayneʼs Fix-Em-Up Service for $17
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Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 Alive 17,395 days

A fixed-up Atari

Cleaned up, cleaned out, re-wired, re-painted, and ready for some 1978 wood-grain fun!

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Sunday, December 9th, 2018 Alive 17,393 days

Henri manning the magnetic screwdriver

While I appreciate Henri trying to help me fix the Atari, it would probably go faster if he wasnʼt sitting on the multimeter.

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Friday, October 19th, 2018 Alive 17,342 days

A boombox and a CD of subway sounds

Awesome: I just picked up a boom box at a garage sale for $5!

Less awesome: I just found out that after 17 years of collecting digital media, the only CD I have left is the sounds of Tokyo Metro.

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UL shudders

Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 Alive 17,332 days

A craptastic wiring job at the Hotel Monte Vista in Flagstaff, Arizona

Good thing this TV has a remote. Because of you walk too close, the plug falls out of the wall.

This isnʼt the worst hotel TV we came across during this trip, but at least now Darcie appreciates the way that I dress the cables at home.

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