Vintage Technology Repair
HERCULES WORKSHOP REPAIRS AND RECONDITIONS VINTAGE MACHINES AND TECHNOLOGY WE FIND INTERESTING.
WE ALSO MAKE VINTAGE COMPUTER CABLES AND CUSTOM BUILT TO ORDER CABLES FOR VINTAGE TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS (MAINLY AS A WAY TO SUBSIDIZE OUR MORE INTERESTING BUT LESS PROFITABLE WORK).
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 Software
Featured Vintage Software: Othello (1980) (Atari)
ATARI GAME PROGRAM (CX-2639)
Programming Language : 6507 ASSEMBLER
Released On (Media): Cartridge (4KB)
Released by ATARI, INC. Consumer Division in 1980 for the Atari Video Computer System (VCS), also known as the 2600.
This is the third part in our series on classic board games that made the transition or were ported to early home computers.
Othello, sometimes referred to as Reversi is a strategy board game .. Read more...
Download Atari Othello
(4KB) BIN File
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 application 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
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Recent News & Additions
- 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.
- March 18 2020, Reconditioned - Vintage (1980) Coleco Quiz Wiz electronic game sets bundled with additional game cartridges. Each game set comes with the original 1001 Questions game cartridge and your choice of an additional Math Mania, Major League Baseball (MLB) or Super Trivia: Movies and TV game cartridge. Very nice and lots of fun.
- Added January 18, 2020, a Reconditioned - Vintage (1982) Coleco Head to Head Baseball portable electronic game. Warrantied against defects in both materials and workmanship.
Winter Featured Products
S-VIDEO CABLES WITH AUDIO FOR VINTAGE
8-BIT ATARI / COMMODORE HOME COMPUTER SYSTEMS
AVAILABLE FROM OUR Online Store OR BY Mail Order.
ALL OUR CABLES AND ADAPTERS ARE FULLY WARRANTIED AGAINST DEFECTS IN BOTH MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP. ALL CABLES ARE INSPECTED AND TESTED BEFORE SHIPPING.
NIAGARA FALLS ONTARIO
|REORDER NO. H0A5PS6
CABLE CONNECTS THE ATARI COMPUTER TO A MODERN TV / MONITOR S-VIDEO AND INCLUDES DUAL (MONO) AUDIO. COMPATIBLE WITH ATARI 800 65XE AND 130XE. (SUPPORTS NTSC AND PAL).
|REORDER NO. H0A5PSE6
CONNECTS THE ATARI COMPUTER TO A MODERN TV / MONITOR S-VIDEO. COMES WITH CHOICE OF EXTERNAL AUDIO CONNECTORS. DOUBLE SHIELDED. COMPATIBLE WITH ATARI 800 65XE AND 130XE. (SUPPORTS NTSC AND PAL).
|REORDER NO. H0C8PS6
CABLE CONNECTS A COMMODORE COMPUTER TO A MODERN TV / MONITOR S-VIDEO. INCLUDES DUAL (MONO) AUDIO. COMPATIBLE WITH COMMODORE C64 AND C128 8-PIN VIDEO MODELS. (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. DOUBLE SHIELDED. COMPATIBLE WITH COMMODORE C64 AND C128 8-PIN VIDEO MODELS. (SUPPORTS NTSC AND PAL).
|REORDER NO. H0A4JX2
THIS ADAPTER CONVERTS S-VIDEO TO SPLIT CHROMA AND LUMA VIDEO SIGNALS.
S-VIDEO JACK TO 2X RCA PLUGS (1X FEMALE 4 PIN MINI DIN JACK TO 2X MALE RCA PLUGS).