After Two Years We Went Back to the Consumer Electronics Show 2023
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After Two Years We Went Back to the Consumer Electronics Show 2023

While many would argue that the Consumer Electronics Show has transformed beyond its intended purpose there is still some very interesting things that companies show during the event from simple upgrades to personal electronics to the latest in hydrogen powered cargo ships. For the most part you won’t find the latest in computer components at CES, that is unless you know where to look.

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How to Double your Bass with a Second Subwoofer

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Isobaric Subwoofer Enclosure Build
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In this project I am on the hunt to find a way to make my Retro PC projects sound better and I am starting by adding a little boom to the existing sound solution. The overall project will become a multi part series as I experiment with different box designs and find out what configuration will be best while still offering a nice desktop experience.

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I put a Microscience HH-1060 in my Retro 386
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I put a Microscience HH-1060 in my Retro 386

Now here is something you don't see every day. A Retro PC 386 with a MFM/RLL hard drive installed which is the ultimate expression of true retro computing. It may not be period correct or all that useful but, it is amazing.

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  • After Two Years We Went Back to the Consumer Electronics Show 2023

    Published: Sunday, January 22, 2023 - Events After Two Years We Went Back to the Consumer Electronics Show 2023

    While many would argue that the Consumer Electronics Show has transformed beyond its intended purpose there is still some very interesting things that companies show during the event from simple upgrades to personal electronics to the latest in hydrogen powered cargo ships. For the most part you won’t find the latest in computer components at CES, that is unless you know where to look.

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    In this project my quest to add boom to my Retro PC pushes me to explore the concept of doubling the output of my two 5.25” Tang Band subwoofers by putting two speakers into a single box. The results will amaze you.

  • Isobaric Subwoofer Enclosure Build

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    In this project I am on the hunt to find a way to make my Retro PC projects sound better and I am starting by adding a little boom to the existing sound solution. The overall project will become a multi part series as I experiment with different box designs and find out what configuration will be best while still offering a nice desktop experience.

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    My Sleeper Storage Device rides the wave between a modern PC and the Retro PC. For those looking to add a modern storage solution to their Retro PC build but want to ensure that everything is visually period correct then, my project is a perfect solution.

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