Interference (was: Apple II Serial Number 2)

Tom Hudson tomhudson at
Wed Dec 21 13:44:14 CST 2005

Michael Holley wrote:

> The early Apple II power supplies had RFI problems. They were a radio 
> transmitter that also put out 5 volts.
Ha ha!  Those power supplies were nothing -- Everybody in my 
neighborhood could tell when I had my Compucolor II on -- TVs went 
completely herringbone because there was no shielding whatsoever on any 
part of them!  My parents were absolute saints for putting up with it, 
and I used it a LOT (when it wasn't shooting out smoke from the 
badly-designed video display section...)


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