Category Archives: Vintage tech

My collection of vintage tech

Tektronix 455

My second scope was the wonderful Tektronix 455 – a great analog scope with lots of great features – about 100 times better than my first Soviet C112 scope. Reasons: I had to sell it to buy my current digital … Continue reading

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Soviet C-112 scope

The C1-112 oscilloscope: A simple soviet scope. AFAIK it is a copy of a french scope. I have the manual. The schematics part is available for download. It is very large, namely 10MB. So be careful when you decide to … Continue reading

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Czechoslovakian mystery keyboard

I got this device from my school, from a friend. It looked interesting and I needed (OK, maybe not needed, but was very interested) to know what it actually was. So, here’s the thing: write into the guestbook what you … Continue reading

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Soviet missile punch tape interface

I like cool stuff. I can’t resist exotic electronic vintage parts, and what’s more exotic than a programmer for a military rocket? On my frequent visits to a local electronics fleemarket, a guy who sells radioamatuer stuff offered me this … Continue reading

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Vintage calculators

Yes, I am a collector wannabe. Here’s my prized colection of vintage calculators. They are mostly from Texas Instruments, but there are some from other companies. The Commodore SR4190R The Texas Instruments SR-40 The Texas Instruments SR-50 The Texas Instruments TI-45 … Continue reading

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