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Re: what will you do when your last hardware fails?

I have spent some time acquiring skills and tools to perform repairs on my old hardware, and I think I have enough spares for the most important stuff in case it dies irrevocably. So I'm not really concerned about running out of retro hardware. What I've come to realize lately is how important CRT …

Re: Voodoo 2 SLI?

A V2 SLI setup should be great for the Quake 2 era, a P3-600 is a bit newer than what was available when the V2 came out but still a great match. Obviously the Ti 4200 will be considerably faster since it's a more modern card, but you don't need to choose as you still need a primary video card to …

Re: BRAND NEW KDS 19 inch monitor MAJOR problems

Discharging a CRT is very simple, just make sure the screwdriver handle is well insulated and leave the monitor unplugged for a few hours before doing it to be extra safe. And don't just carelessly jam the screwdriver there, do it carefully to avoid scratching the tube coating or damaging the rubber …

CRT - Adjusting Screen/G2 voltage on flyback

Hi guys I've successfully replaced a blown flyback transformer on my old 14in CRT monitor, don't have a lot of experience messing with CRTs but everything went well. My question now is how do I properly adjust the "SCREEN" knob? I have the service manual of the monitor but the adjustment …

Re: What game are you playing now?

Dark Souls A friend is playing this on my recommendation and really enjoying it, so I decided to give it a replay. I originally played and completed it on PS3 (along with Demons Souls and Dark Souls II) a couple times, once as a pyromancer and once as a cleric. I decided to give the remastered …

Re: Chia cryptocurrency - Mining on HDD and SSD

Personally I had to dabble with some of the technical aspects of blockchain/ethereum for work years ago (extremely boring work I may add). But even understanding some of the principles behind it I cannot shake a gut feeling that this is all a big elaborate scam, however irrational it may sound to …

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