Popular demos of our restored vintage equipment in action. See the rest of the site to learn how we did it...

This video I made for my 100,000 subscriber milestone shows a nice sample of my restored vintage equipment collection, with each piece trying to display the number 100,000 in their own vintag-ey fashion. It is a nice intro to this website and the CuriousMarc channel.

Gizmodo made a nice interview of my crazy self.

We re-enact landing on the Moon with the original computer hardware that actually did it.

See more on the great saga of the Apollo Guidance Computer restoration .

A quick demo of my life-size R2-D2.

The first digital communication equipment, all electro-mechanical, in sturdy military guise. You'll be amazed at what this 1930's era hardware could do. No wonder it stayed in use until the 1980's.

We have many nice demos of our 1959 IBM 1401 mainframe compusaur in action.

The amazing 1959 computer that can display high res graphics, uses a pen, and plays music and video games.

The genius machine that invented the modern personal computer, complete with a graphic user interface, a laser printer, and an Ethernet connection, from way earlier than you think.

We restored two Soviet era space clock that flew in the Soyuz spacecraft.

The diminutive HP 85 is hooked to professional IT peripherals from the 1970s for seriously noisy ASCII art production.

The serious 1980 scientific calculator & lab test controller gets a little loose and draws art instead.

The 1957 mechanical calculator that helped calculating orbits of the Mercury missions shows its mettle.

Featuring the amazing art of Jerobeam Fenderson

We regularly show off your stuff at the yearly Vintage Computer Festival. These videos also include demos from others at the festival that are even more impressive than ours.

A Xenon lamp sparker that we acquired by accident leads us to rediscover and demonstrate spark radio.