Vectrex controller spring replacement

Today I replaced the springs of two controllers/sticks. The sticks didn’t center anymore, after the replacement the centering is perfect! I also added a cable membrane to fixate the replacement cable in a fixed position. Console5 offers new springs: https://console5.com/store/vectrex-joystick-centering-springs-brand-new-replacements.html  

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HP Vectra PSU not working

PSU Brand: NMB Partno.: J09PA-01204060D Transistor Q20 (BUX86P) was broken, it was getting hot as I look at the board. There was glue arround Q20 & R201 that came very very hard. My guess is that because of the glue the pins of Q20 have been pulled out of the solder joints and caused even […]

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