Category Archives: Repair

PCB Repair

This article shows how you can perform repairs on snapped or broken PCBs.  Quite often, whilst repairing old computers or other electronics, I find badly damaged PCBs.  Recently my brother-in-law asked me to take a look at a head-unit from an electronic drumkit.  My nephew had managed to smash the mounting pole up into the […]

Restoring an Acorn A3000 computer

Released in 1989, the Acorn BBC A3000 computer was the last of the BBC branded machines Acorn produced and as a ‘cheaper’ all-in-one unit and was the machine most Acorn loving Brits had for games, programming and a whole host of other applications in the early 1990s. At the time of writing (March 2009) there […]