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

Jeffrey Brace jeffrey at vcfed.org
Sat Feb 23 23:01:48 EST 2019


On Sat, Feb 23, 2019 at 5:51 PM Thomas Fuchs via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> 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!


Yes. Either get a modern replacement or fix the old one. I heard that it is
an easy fix.

—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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Jeff Brace
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