Want to put your Altair-Duino Standard in a blue bamboo box?

Chris DavisSetup

My kit used to be sold with a bamboo case, and a few guys painted them “Altair Blue” which made for a really nice effect. The new Standard kit is the perfect size to fit in the same bamboo case, so here’s how to do it: Get a “Lipper International 8186S Bamboo Wood Stacking Drawer Organizer Box” from Amazon. It’s … Read More

How to use VT100 emulator (video)

Chris DavisSetup

You might set up your newly built (or newly upgraded) Altair-Duino with a VGA monitor and keyboard, switch on the power, see the copyright statement on the screen, and then be confused as to why the keyboard is not responding! Well, computers from the mid-70s we quite a bit different than computers today (or even a few years later.) When … Read More