The Vintage Computer Tech.

Based in Australia, in Victoria.

Located only 8km from Melbourne CBD.

WHAT CAN I REPAIR ?

The best way to give you an idea of my Capabilites & Knowledge is to list all the devices I have worked on, serviced, upgraded firmware and Repaired.

I have created a list with Photos of the Devices & details below. (Total of 122 Different devices. I have Repaired.)

REPAIR - TERMS & CONDITIONS.

- Quotations always given before any work is started. If we can't fix it you dont pay a cent !!

- Fixed price PCB Repairs for most devices.

-Faulty parts Always given to customer as proof of works completed.

- We only use : High Quality "Machined-Pin IC Sockets" for all repairs.

TEST CAPABILITIES

- We can Test & Repair Devices from: AUSTRALIA, UK, EUROPE, USA & JAPAN. :
Our Equipment Supplies: 240 Volts, 220 Volts & 110 Volts.

- ESD Safe Work station - Static prevention by conductive & disipative work bench & earth straps.

- We also do ROM & EPROM duplication & C64 Cartridge game Creation.

- 20 years experience with Commodore products.

- We have Technical-Service Manuals & Schematics for most Commodore devices.

- We have the ability to Test: most 74LSXXX chips, CMOS 4XXX chips, SRAM & DRAM and ROM's

- We have the ability to Identify Chips that have had their number scratched off: (74LSXXX & CMOS 4XXX chips)

- We always Test all Repairs for 48 hours non-stop & Guarantee all parts we replace or service.

 

Repair prices are outlined below, in 4 main areas:
COMPUTERS & CONSOLES
DISK & HARD DRIVES
INTERFACES
MONITORS
MISC

OR Click here to contact us for a Quote.

HERE IS THE LIST OF DEVICES I HAVE REPAIRED:

CONSOLES

ATARI 2600

- PCB Repairs

- Game cartridges & Controllers

- Power Supply

INTELLIVISION

- PCB Repairs

- Game cartridges & Controllers

- Power Supply

COLECOVISION

- PCB Repairs

- Game cartridges & Controllers

- Power Supply

DICK SMITH WIZARD or

Vtech Creativision

- PCB Repairs

- Game cartridges & Controllers

- Power Supply

ATARI XE

- PCB Repairs

- Game cartridges & Controllers

- Power Supply

SEGA GAME GEAR

- PCB Repairs

- Repair Sound, increase sound level.

- Repair dull or Faulty LCD Display.

SEGA MASTER SYSTEM

- PCB Repairs

- Controllers

- Power Supply

SEGA MEGADRIVE

- PCB Repairs

- Game cartridges & Controllers

- Power Supply

SEGA SATURN

- PCB Repairs

- Game Controllers

- Service CD head mechanism

- Power Supply

SEGA DREAMCAST

- PCB & 4 Gameport Repairs

- Game Controllers

- Service CD head mechanism

- Power Supply

NINTENDO - NES

- PCB Repairs

- Game Cartridge loader mechanism

- Game cartridges & Controllers

- Power Supply

 

NINTENDO - SNES

- PCB Repairs

- Game cartridges & Controllers

- Power Supply

 

NINTENDO - 64

 

- PCB Repairs

- Game Controllers

- Power Supply

 

NINTENDO - GAME CUBE

 

- PCB Repairs

- Service Mini DVD head mechanism

- Game Controllers

- Power Supply

 

COMPUTERS

IBM-PC 286,286,486,P1-P4

- Motherboard Repairs.

- Controller Card Repairs.

- MFM, RLL, ESDI, SCSI, IDE - Hard Drives.

 

MAME ARCADE MACHINE

- Software & PCB Repairs

- Joystick & coin slot repairs.

- Interfacing & hard drive setup.

 

AMSTRAD PC 1512

- PCB Repairs

 

AMSTRAD PC 1640

- PCB Repairs

 

AMSTRAD CPC464

- PCB Repairs

 

AMSTRAD CPC6128

- PCB Repairs

- Disk drive repair/upgrade to use 1.44MB disks

AMSTRAD CPC6128

 

- Build External Disk that uses standard 1.44MB floppy disks. 100% Compatible with disk images of Original Amstrad Internal Disk Drive.

SPECTRUM ZX81

- PCB Repairs

 

BBC

- PCB Repairs

 

APPLE ][

- PCB Repairs

 

APPLE MACINTOSH-CLASSIC

- PCB Repairs

- Keyboard / Mouse repair.

- Hard drive upgrade/replace.

APPLE MACINTOSH-PLUS

- PCB Repairs

- Keyboard / Mouse repair.

- Hard drive upgrade/replace.

 

APPLE MACINTOSH-SE

- PCB Repairs

- Keyboard / Mouse repair.

- Hard drive upgrade/replace.

 

APPLE MACINTOSH-LC II

- PCB Repairs

- Keyboard / Mouse repair.

- Hard drive upgrade/replace.

 

APPLE MACINTOSH

COLOUR CLASSIC

- PCB Repairs

- Keyboard / Mouse repair.

- Hard drive upgrade/replace.

 

SPECTURM ZX81

- PCB Repairs

- 16K RAM Expander repiars.

 

TRS80

- PCB Repairs

 

MICROBEE

- PCB Repairs

 

AMIGA 1000

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

 

AMIGA 500

- PCB Repairs.

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

 

AMIGA A1000 EXT- DRIVE

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

 

AMIGA A590 HARD DRIVE

- PCB Repairs.

- Hard Drive upgrade.

- RAM upgrade.

 

AMIGA GVP HARD DRIVE

- PCB Repairs.

- Hard Drive upgrade.

- RAM upgrade.

 

AMIGA 2000

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

 

CMD HARD DRIVE

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade. - Power Supply

- SCSI Hard drive upgrades : 40mb up to 4GB

- ZIP, JAZ, CDROM, DVDROM, IDE-Interface add ons, SD-CARD.

- Hard Drive BACKUP - IMAGED to a Larger SCSI Hard drive or BURN Image file to DVD.

CMD RAMLINK

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- RAM Expanded.

- Power Supply

CMD SUPER CPU 64

(V1 & V2)

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- RAM Expanded.

CMD SUPER CPU 64/128

(V1 & V2)

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- RAM Expanded.

CMD TURBO232

- PCB Repairs

CMD SWIFTLINK

- PCB Repairs

CMD SMARTMOUSE

- PCB Repairs

- Repair RTC (Real time Clock) circuit.

 

COMMODORE 64 DTV

- Firmware upgrade.

- Add a real SERIAL Port to connect a real 1541 Disk drive.

- Add 2 real JOYSTICK Ports.

- Add an external 6V POWER connector.

- Add a real PS-2 Port to use a PC Keyboard.

 

COMMODORE 64

All Models from : 1982-1987

- PCB Repairs (5 main versions.)

- Firmware upgrade.

 

VIC20

- PCB Repairs (3 main versions.)

- Firmware upgrade.

C+4

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

C16

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

COMMODORE 4016

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

SX 64

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

C64GS

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

128

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

128D

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment..

128DCR

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

DISK DRIVES & HARD DRIVES

1541-VC & VIC1541 (1981)

Alps Drive mechanism (Push Lock)

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

1541-A (1982)

Alps Drive mechanism (Push Lock)

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

1541-B (1984)

 

Newtronics Drive mechanism (Turn Lock)

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

1541-C (1985)

Alps Drive mechanism (Push Lock)

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

1541-D (1986)

Newtronics Drive mechanism (Turn Lock)

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

1541-II (A)

Newtronics Drive mechanism (Turn Lock)

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

1541-II (B)

Chinon Drive mechanism (Turn Lock)

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

1570

Alps Drive mechanism (Push Lock)

- PCB Repairs

- Firmware upgrade.

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

1571

(Turn Lock)

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

1581

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

- Replacment Drive Mechanism.

MSD SD-1

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

MSD SD-2

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

SKAI

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

OCEANIC

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

BLUE CHIP

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

SFD1001 ( 1.05MB )

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

2031 LP ( 170K )

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

2031 ( 170K )

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

2040 ( 170+170=340K )

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

3040 ( 170+170=340K )

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

4040 ( 170+170=340K )

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

8050 ( 512+512k=1.05MB )

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

8250 (1.05+1.05= 2.10MB )

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

8250LP (1.05+1.05= 2.10MB )

- PCB Repairs

- Drive Repair, Service & Alignment.

D9060 ( 5.01MB )

- PCB Repairs to CBM-PCB, SASI-PCB

- Hard Drive Replacment & Upgrade.

D9090 ( 7.52MB )

- PCB Repairs to CBM-PCB, SASI-PCB

- Hard Drive Replacment & Upgrade.

1530

- Repair, Service & Alignment.

1531

- Repair, Service & Alignment.

PRINTERS

MPS 802

- PCB Repairs

- Clean & Service mechanisms.

- Repair Head pins (missing lines in text)

- Re-Ink

MPS1526

- PCB Repairs

- Clean & Service mechanisms.

- Repair Head pins (missing lines in text)

- Re-Ink

MCS810

- PCB Repairs

- Clean & Service mechanisms.

- Re-Ink

MCS820

- PCB Repairs

- Clean & Service mechanisms.

 

OKIMATE 20

- PCB Repairs

- Clean & Service mechanisms.

 

MPS1000

- PCB Repairs

- Clean & Service mechanisms.

- Repair Head pins (missing lines in text)

- Re-Ink

MPS1200

- PCB Repairs

- Clean & Service mechanisms.

- Repair Head pins (missing lines in text)

- Re-Ink

MPS1230

- PCB Repairs

- Clean & Service mechanisms.

- Repair Head pins (missing lines in text)

- Re-Ink

1520

- PCB Repairs

- Clean & Service mechanisms.

- Replace empty pens.

MPS2020

- PCB Repairs

- Clean & Service mechanisms.

- Repair Head pins (missing lines in text)

- Re-Ink

CARTRIDGES & INTERFACES

1700

- PCB Repairs

- RAM Expanded.

1750

- PCB Repairs

- RAM Expanded.

1764

- PCB Repairs

- RAM Expanded.

ACTION REPLAY v3 to v6

- Repairs

- Upgrade v4 or v5 to a V6.

DOLPHIN DOS

- Repairs & Installation.

DATEL BURST NIBBLER Cable

 

- Repairs

XE1541 CABLE

 

- Repairs

INTERPOD IEEE

- Repairs

COMPUTAPIX IEEE

- Repairs

QUICKSILVER IEEE

- Repairs

GEOCABLE

- Build & Repair

CENTRONICS CABLE

- Build & Repair

DATEL EPROMER

- Repairs

PROMENADE EPROMER

- Repairs

GAME CONTROLLERS

JOYMASTER-2-USB

 

- Repair & Service.

JOYMASTER-2-PCJOY

 

- Repair & Service.

JOYSTICKS of all types.

- Repair & Service.

1351 Mouse (C64 & C128)

- Repair & Service.

1350 Joy-Mouse (C64 & C128)

- Repair & Service.

Amiga MICE of all types.

- Repair & Service.

FLIGHT CONTROLLERS

- Repair & Service.

LIGHT GUNS of all types.

- Repair.

LIGHT PENS of all types.

- Repair.

KOALA PAD

- Repairs
   
OTHER ELECTRONIC DEVICES

FISHER & PAYKEL Models: 500,501,601,701

SMART DRIVE WASHING MACHINE

 

- Electronic Controller PCB Repairs.

- Drain pump repair/replace.

TV REMOTE CONTROLS

- Repair & replace non working buttons.

CAR ALARM - REMOTE CONTROLS

- Repair & replace non working buttons.

- Billi ALPINE, DUET, TRIO, QUADRA drinking water appliances.

- All types of Repairs & Filter changes.

   
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