[vcf-midatlantic] Just found an Apple IIe and C64

Thomas Fuchs thomas at slash7.com
Sat Feb 23 17:51:14 EST 2019

Whatever you do, don’t use original power supplies with the C64. They decay over time and will fry the mainboard (there’s no overvoltage protection). Get a modern replacement!

—Thomas F.

> On Feb 23, 2019, at 4:01 PM, CT via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> I was lucky enough to come across an Apple IIe and C64 at the Techno Swap
> Fest in Maryland today.
> I was on the fence but the Apple IIe was in very good condition with some
> additional boards (80 char, memory, CP/M) and the color monitor and duo
> disk drive with a bunch of accessories and software.
> The C64 comes with a power supply, joystick, some cables and software.
> Paid $125 for everything so it seemed fair compared to eBay / CL prices I
> could find.
> Also they threw in an ImageWriter II if anyone is interested in it please
> let me know.
> I'll bring these both up to the next repair workshop I can attend for some
> guidance on them. Likely in April.
> Thanks and looking forward to collaborating with everyone soon.

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