Vintage Electronics Repair
HERCULES WORKSHOP REPAIRS AND RECONDITIONS VINTAGE ELECTRONICS AND TECHNOLOGY. WE REPAIR VINTAGE ELECTRONIC GAMES AND VINTAGE COMPUTERS. WE STILL REPAIR CALCULATORS, ELECTRONIC TYPEWRITERS AND DOT MATRIX PRINTERS.
WE ALSO MAKE VINTAGE COMPUTER CABLES AND CUSTOM BUILT TO ORDER CABLES FOR VINTAGE COMPUTING AND TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS.
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.
Featured Vintage Electronic Game
Featured Vintage Electronic Game :
Head to Head Hockey (1980) (Coleco)
NAME : Head to Head Hockey
MANUFACTURER / RELEASE : Coleco 1980
DISPLAY / POWER : LED, 9 Volt
MODEL # : 2160
This electronic hockey game was part of a trio of two player electronic sports games released by Coleco between 1979 and 1980, the other two being basketball and soccer.
The three games are almost identical, including display layout, keyboards and game play. The main differences coming from the colours of the games themselves and the type of figures printed on the display, basketball players, hockey players or soccer players .. Read more...
Downloadable Resistor Colour Codes Chart
A nice downloadable and printable chart of the resistor colour codes for both 4-Band and 5-Band coded resistors. Includes new resistor value tolerances.
I created this chart in OpenOffice, mainly as an exercise for learning some of the features of the word processor but was happy with the result and decided to post it online. The file is in Open Document Text (.odt) format.
I think I had some trouble with the colour palettes so feel free to modify.
Download Resistor Colour Codes
(24KB) ODT File
Atari Video Computer System
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Recent News & Additions
- --- New Arrival --- Thursday June 24, 2021
PS/2 KVM Console Switch for Vintage Computers.
Great product for any vintage computing enthusiast so they can control multiple systems from a single console. It will even allow you to share a single microphone and set of speakers. Should work with almost any operating system. Comes with AT keyboard and Serial mouse to PS/2 adapters.
- --- New Arrival --- Thursday June 17, 2021
Vintage Hand-Held (1979) Entex Electronic Soccer. (Original in Box)
Computer Controlled L.E.D Lights and Sounds indicate Ball Movement, Kick, Goal, Ball Intercepted, Digital Scoring and Automatic Timer.
- --- New Product Announcement --- Friday June 11, 2021
Commodore Serial Cable. Connects Commodore computers to Commodore drives. Compatible with all Commodore computers and drives using 6 PIN serial port. Made in Canada.
- --- New Arrival --- Tuesday May 26, 2021
Tandy - 12 Computerized Arcade Vintage Electronic Tabletop Game.
- Thursday May 20, 2021 - *** New Product Announcement ***
Video Monitor Port Saver for vintage Atari and Commodore 8-bit computers. Connect it to your computer monitor port and you can connect /disconnect your video cables as often as you like without touching or damaging your computers monitor port.
- Thursday April 29, 2021 - Hercules Workshop BBS
Visit our BBS,and play a game of Trade Wars or explore DOVE-Net, a message network connecting numerous BBSes. If you're using Windows you'll need your favourite telnet client like Tera Term or bbs terminal program like SyncTERM and telnet to bbs.herculesworkshop.net
- Monday April 26, 2021 - [Product Special]
FREE Audio Patch Cables with any purchase of our
(S-Video + 3.5 mm Phono or RCA Audio) Cables for 8-bit Atari and Commodore computers.
- Visit our eBay Store. Shop securely with eBay. We have many of the same products listed on eBay that we carry in our online store but the pricing tends to be a little higher because of the additional high fees we're charged by eBay.
- New Product Announcement - March 31, 2021
S-Video Adapter - S-Video to Composite Video (S-Video Male Plug to RCA Female Jack)
Connect your vintage IBM Compatible PC or Laptop that has an S-Video port to the Video Input on a modern TV (Yellow RCA Jack / Composite Video).
- New Arrival - March 27, 2021
Reconditioned Portable Electronic Typewriter (with RS232 Printer Interface),
Smith Corona Model: SD 300
- Friday March 12 2021, A very interesting new arrival.
A very nice Swintec 8016 Reconditioned Professional Electronic Typewriter. Features an LCD Display, RS232 Printer Interface to connect to a PC and non-volatile RAM to store your commonly used text and forms.
- New Arrival - February 05, 2021
Reconditioned Electronic Typewriter (with Parallel Printer Interface),
Olympia model: Electronic Compact 2
- New Arrival - January 27, 2021
Reconditioned Portable Manual Typewriter,
Smith-Corona (SCM) model: Clipper Seventy Deluxe
- New Arrival - January 22, 2021
Battery Eliminator / AC Adapter . Direct Replacement for Original Coleco # 2098
A must have for all vintage electronic gamers.
- Tuesday January 12 2021, added a very nice Reconditioned - Vintage (1978) Mattel Electronics Football 2. Pocket / Handheld Electronic Game. Ready to Ship Immediately.
- January 10, 2021 Product Update - Atari / Commodore AV Cables. Now with new updated coaxial shielding for high EMI and RFI noise rejection. Compatible with Commodore VIC-20 and Commodore C64 as well as the Atari 800, Atari XL and Atari XE 8-bit home computers.
- December 24 2020 - Back in Stock
S-Video video cables for your vintage 8-bit Home Computers. Atari S-Video Cable with audio and Commodore S-Video Cable with audio. Available in 6FT and 12FT lengths, with dual mono audio. Limited quantities available.
- December 18 2020 - New Product Update
Atari 520ST / 1040ST High Resolution Monochrome VGA Video Cable. Now with additional shielding and audio options. Great new price.
- Sunday June 6 2020 Reconditioned - Vintage (1978) Mattel Electronics Baseball (Original in Box) with warranty now available from Hercules Workshop. Electronic Baseball.
- Saturday May 16 2020, added a very nice Reconditioned - Vintage (1977) Mattel Electronics Football. Pocket / Handheld Electronic Game. Ready to Ship Immediately.
- May 10 2020. Added two different reconditioned revisions of Coleco Head to Head Hockey, one is an English model and the other is a French model the Reconditioned Vintage Electronic Games (Pocket and Tabletop) section of our Online Store.
Spring Featured Products
VIDEO MONITOR PORT SAVERS FOR
VINTAGE ATARI AND COMMODORE HOME COMPUTER SYSTEMS
AVAILABLE FROM OUR Online Store OR BY Mail Order.
CONNECT THESE CABLES TO YOUR ATARI OR COMMODORE COMPUTER MONITOR PORT AND YOU CAN CONNECT / DISCONNECT YOUR VIDEO CABLES AS OFTEN AS YOU LIKE WITHOUT TOUCHING OR DAMAGING YOUR COMPUTERS MONITOR PORT.
MADE IN NIAGARA FALLS
|REORDER NO. H0A5PMP
PREVENTS WEAR AND DAMAGE TO AN ATARI 8-BIT COMPUTER MONITOR PORT. CABLE IS DOUBLE SHIELDED FOR HIGH EMI AND RFI NOISE REJECTION RATIO. COMPATIBLE WITH 800 800XL 1200XL 65XE AND 130XE. (SUPPORTS NTSC AND PAL).
|REORDER NO. H0C8MP
PREVENTS WEAR AND DAMAGE TO A COMMODORE 8-BIT COMPUTER MONITOR PORT. CABLE IS DOUBLE SHIELDED FOR HIGH EMI AND RFI NOISE REJECTION RATIO. COMPATIBLE WITH COMMODORE C64 AND C128 8-PIN VIDEO MODELS. (SUPPORTS NTSC AND PAL).