Space Fever B&W Cocktail: Part 3

So before I start with the full strip down of the cocktail, I thought I’d better fire her up and see what we’re dealing with PCB wise as it was sold with “glitches”… I plugged her in, switched on the power and waited. These old monitors do take some warming up and eventually the screen…

Space Fever B&W Cocktail: Part 2

I got a few moments this weekend to have a look at a few more ‘areas of concern’ on my Space Fever Cocktail. The one thing that has bothered me since collecting it was the hideous non-illuminated, illuminated buttons that had replaced the fire buttons: Now, the worn CPOs weren’t the prettiest, but these buttons…

Space Fever B&W Cocktail: Part 1

This is again another 2017 purchase that I started work on, but haven’t got round to posting about (I will try to do better!). I picked up this Space Fever cocktail from a guy in North Yorkshire after a frantic eBay purchase. The cabinet was advertised as “complete and working with a small glitch”, so…