Vintage Technology Repair
HERCULES WORKSHOP REPAIRS AND RECONDITIONS VINTAGE ELECTRONIC AND ELECTRIC CALCULATORS AND TYPEWRITERS. WHEN WE'RE NOT BUSY DOING THAT WE ALSO REPAIR OTHER VINTAGE TECHNOLOGIES SUCH AS ATARI COMPUTERS AND PERIPHERALS AND ELECTRONIC GAMES (HANDHELD AND TABLETOP).
Originally founded as Hamilton Typewriter and Office Products in 1972 we've been working with manual, electric and electronic machines for over 40 years.
We professionally refurbish and recondition vintage calculators and typewriters.
|7805 Integrated Circuit|
3-Terminal Positive Voltage Regulator, 5V
THIS FIXED-VOLTAGE REGULATOR IS A MONOLITHIC INTEGRATED CIRCUIT IN A T0220 TYPE PACKAGE DESIGNED FOR A WIDE VARIETY OF APPLICATIONS.
THIS REGULATOR EMPLOYS INTERNAL CURRENT LIMITING, THERMAL SHUTDOWN AND SAFE-AREA COMPENSATION. WITH ADEQUATE HEAT-SINKING IT CAN DELIVER IN EXCESS OF 1.0 AMPERE. Read more...
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Recent News & Additions
- Mar 3 2018, New Product Added. 9 FT Coleco Gemini TV Video Cable. Replaces Coleco # S92053). High Quality Shielded Cables, includes free F-Jack Adapter.
- Added Dec 24 2017 6' Atari Video Monitor TV Cable and 6' Commodore Video Monitor TV Cable S-Video cable with optional 3.5mm Phono or RCA audio jacks.
- New Product, June 21, High Resolution Monochrome VGA cable for Atari ST computers (all models).
- Jan. 27, New Products Added, S-Video to Split Chroma and Luma Video and Split Chroma and Luma Video to S-Video Adapters. Convert Chroma & Luma video to or from S-Video. (NTSC and PAL)
- Dec 30, Added original IBM "Selectric" typewriter keyboard layout arrangement document to library downloads section.
- Dec. 4, new replacement for 78M05 / 7805 voltage regulators. Used to repair dead Atari 2600, Atari VCS (CX2600/CX2600A) and Atari 7800 systems.
- Nov. 12, added reconditioned vintage Coleco Electronic Quarterback handheld games from 1978 - recon keypads, new switches and battery terminals. Come with warranty.
- Nov 4, recon IBM Model 72 Selectric typewriter (green) just completed and added to Reconditioned Vintage Typewriters section of the online store.
- Sept. 26, NEW Product Announcement Coleco Gemini WYE Connector. Replaces original Coleco part# R72426.
- July 17, Mattel Electronics World Championship Baseball and World Championship Football electronic tabletop games. (Original in box with instructions.)
- July 12 2015, Added vintage 1980's Pocket Simon electronic memory game. Professionally reconditioned. Original box, includes warranty, 100% functional.
- June 17 2015, Added vintage reconditioned FACIT 1177 Printing Calculators. American made, 100% functional. Includes warranty, new paper and ribbons.
- June 2, 2015 Refurbished IBM Selectric Model 72 (Type 725) and IBM Selectric Model 72 (Type 721) electric typewriters with warranty. Free installation and setup in Hamilton/Niagara region.
- Reconditioned Atari 7800 ProSystem and Atari 2600 (Junior) computer game systems. Includes AC power supply, video cable, RF cable adapter, TV switch-box, owners manual and 90 day warranty.
- Refurbished FACIT 1850 Electric Correcting Typewriters, ready to ship. Made in Sweden and refurbished in Canada, ships with two new high-yield ribbons and lift-off tapes.
- Reconditioned Atari 600XL and Atari 800XL home computers systems. Includes NEW AC power supply, video cable, RF cable adapter, TV switch-box, owners manual and 90 day warranty.
- Reconditioned Atari Video Computer System (CX2600), Atari VCS (CX2600A) and Atari 2600. Includes NEW AC power supply, RF cable adapter, TV switch-box, Yars' Revenge game program, owner's manual and 90 day warranty.
May 2018 Product Spotlight
MAIL ORDER VINTAGE COMPUTER CABLES:
ORDER FROM OUR ONLINE STORE. PROFESSIONALLY MADE RIGHT HERE IN OUR WORKSHOP. EACH CABLE IS MADE USING HIGH QUALITY PARTS AND COMPONENTS. ALL CABLES ARE UNPACKED AND TESTED PRIOR TO SHIPPING. FULLY WARRANTIED AGAINST DEFECTS IN WORKMANSHIP OR MATERIALS.
|REORDER NO. H0A13PVM
ALLOWS CONNECTION OF AN ATARI ST COMPUTER TO A MODERN VGA / SVGA MONITOR WITH A STANDARD DB15 VGA CONNECTOR. MONOCHROME ONLY. COMPATIBLE WITH ALL MODELS OF 520ST and 1040ST.
|REORDER NO. H0A5PSE6
CONNECTS THE ATARI COMPUTER TO A MODERN TV / MONITOR S-VIDEO. COMES WITH CHOICE OF EXTERNAL AUDIO CONNECTORS. COMPATIBLE WITH ATARI 800 65XE AND 130XE. (SUPPORTS NTSC AND PAL).
|REORDER NO. H0C8PSE6
CABLE CONNECTS A COMMODORE COMPUTER TO A MODERN TV / MONITOR S-VIDEO. INCLUDES CHOICE OF EXTERNAL AUDIO CONNECTORS. COMPATIBLE WITH COMMODORE C64 AND C128 8-PIN VIDEO MODELS. (SUPPORTS NTSC AND PAL).