Tatung Einstein TC-01 MODERN UPGRADES & PLAYTEST! Custom Digital Disk Drive mount from PCBWay & RGB SCART

Join me as we upgrade and playtest our (now working) Tatung Einstein TC-01 Microcomputer. This fairly obscure British home computer launched in the summer of 1984 for an astonishing £499!  A lovely computer that never really made a dent in the british market and ended up being the system that other 8-bit games were developed on!

Upgrades in this episode:

💥 A custom mount, kindly produced for us by our channel sponsors PCBWay. They’ve produced this 3D print using a tough yet slightly flexible resin called Somos® Taurus. The detail is superb, and any dust picked up by the camera is mine!
You can find PCBWay’s CNC and 3D Printing offerings here: https://www.pcbway.com/rapid-prototyping/manufacture/ and I thank them and the wonderful Elaine Hu for their help and attention!

💥 For Video output we are using an RGB SCART custom cable from the amazing Retro Computer Shack. Cables made by Ian Priddey are absolutely superb and I have no reservations about recommending Ian’s work.
Find RCS here: https://www.retrocomputershack.com/RCS-Website/Products-Page/index.html

💥 A whopping great 1 metre long dual drive lead from York-AV on Ebay: Seller https://www.ebay.co.uk/str/avyork – Item https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/115419435601

💾 For Flashfloppy information please check out the wonderful WIKI on Keir Frasier’s brilliant project here: https://github.com/keirf/flashfloppy

🕹🕹 We put all the parts together and playtest at the end. 🐔🥚🏃‍♂️💨



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🎶🎵🎶 Music Used in this Episode! 🎶🎵🎶

 🎼 Subtract – Lofive 🔗 https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/LiLUYR3zaW/ 

 🎼 Flower Burst – Giants’ Nest 🔗 https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/zBWbamIZFO/ 

 🎼 Where My Heart Is (Instrumental Version) – Gamma Skies 🔗 https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/c1d8CCH5q1/ 

 🎼 Techo Con Sol – Phello 🔗 https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/AYXQkaEHsa/ 

 🎼 Lords of the Land (Instrumental Version) – Xavy Rusan 🔗 https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/whyqXXUKBm/ 

 🎼 Tibro Mountains 🔗 Daniel Fridell – https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/x4g0ghhb5y/ 

 🎼 1984 Lasers – OTE 🔗 https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/9oORttUX62/ 

 🎼 The Kill (Instrumental Version) – Particle House 🔗 https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/Xay7c7tYzF/ 

 🎼 Sunset Dew – Lupus Nocte 🔗 https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/u1R6hDdjsK/ 

 🎼 Rescue Mission – Lupus Nocte 🔗 https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/1cA0GjpG1M/ 

 🎼 Memory Drive – ELFL 🔗 https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/5xCHvauVTa/ 

 🎼 It’s Voodoo – Ash Nino 🔗 https://www.epidemicsound.com/track/dazmY2SAxM/ 

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