Henry Courbis writes: With KansasFest only weeks away I wanted to remind attendees about the specially priced show offer from Ultimate-Micro.com for the Universal PSU Kit: https://goo.gl/amFHma You’ll receive a $10 discount plus save the regular shipping charges, plus your order will be hand-delivered to you at KFEST. Ultimate-Micro staff will also be available to […]
4play and 4soniq cards demoed at WOzFest ///
The 4play card is an interface for simultaneously connecting 4 digital (Atari style) joysticks to the Apple II for multi-player gaming and possibly other creative applications. The 4soniq appears to be a 4 channel stereo card. This is a developing story. More information is forthcoming. PRESS RELEASE Brisbane, Australia, 29 April, 2016 – Alex Lukacz, […]
MSX games and applications on the Apple II?
Ian Kim of South Korea is a busy person. He’s apparently working on a Z80 co-processor board that will run MSX programs on the Apple II. I’ve used Google Translate (the site is on Korean) to get a pretty good translation here.
Happy 40th Birthday Apple 1
The Sydney Morning Herald has a nice write-up on today, April 11th 2016, being the Apple 1’s 40th Birthday.
Coming soon from UltimateMicro: a new heavy duty universal power supply for the Apple II, II+, //e, IIGS and Apple ///. The circuit board for the power supply will feature multiple mount points and snap-offs to accommodate any of the standard power supply enclosures used in the Apple II and /// series and possibly even […]
Vintage Computer Festivals Spring/Summer 2016
Vintage Computer Festivals are like no other events! Come join us for a few days of family-friendly historic computing awesomeness. Each event has a hands-on exhibition hall where you can see and try computers from the 1960s-1980s. There are also keynote lectures, technical classes, special attractions, and much more. There are four U.S. editions of […]
UltimateMicro re-releases their clone of the Apple II 3.5 “SuperDrive” Controller
UtlimateMicro has re-released their clone of the highly sought after Apple II 3.5 “SuperDrive” Disk Controller. Known also by it’s Apple code name, the “Mustang Controller” allows you to use standard Apple 3.5 and Apple SuperDrives on your enhanced Apple IIe (and IIGS). It’s a much better option versus the slower Liron/UniDisk 3.5 combination or […]
A2Heaven releases IIGS ROM adapter
For $35 USD, this snazzy ROM adapter from A2Heaven.com will let you switch your original Apple IIGS between ROM 0 and ROM 01, or (even more interestingly) between the beta 2.0 and IIBF ROMs if you’re curious about those. It features a color-changing LED to indicate which ROM is active. Obviously, due to architecture differences, […]
UltimateMicro announces new products
UltimateMicro has announced new products to enhance your favorite Apple II, with even more enhancements and fun projects on the way. ROM 0 to ROM 01 Adapter v2.0 The IIgs ROM0 to ROM1 Adapter v2.0 is a redux of the v1 adapter where I used to Machine Pin Sockets stacked together to allow use of […]