Apple Macintosh 128Kake

Happy 2nd Birthday to Engadget!!

 Let us take you back to a great time... engadget 1985...

 

Gathering all of the components:

 

 

Pouring in the circuit board substrates:

 Adding the RAM and CPU:

Lining up the circuit boards:

 All of the boards are now ready for assembly:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Getting the solder ready for the circuit boards:





 

 

 

 

 

 

 Sometimes you have to spill a little blood (or red food coloring) to build a quality computer: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Gathering the keys for the keyboard:

 

Coating each individual key properly:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Finally soldering the boards together:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Painting the outside of the enclosure: 

 

 Beginning keyboard assembly:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Carefully installing the monochrome display:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Painting on the keyboard lettering:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attaching all peripheral connectors:

The system is complete, and ready for you to take home using a very convenient handle:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fully hacked to boot the engadget OS:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 What a great user interface!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Hmm... doesn't seem to have internet access...

 

 

 

 

Now to open this baby up to see what makes it all work:

 

 So that's why Apple uses those colors in their logo....

 

Taste-testing some high-quality electronics:

 

Insanely great!