Nintendo Entertainment System
The only video games console i had when i was younger was the good old Atari 2600. However YouTube has got me interested in some of the early consoles so i thought i'd have a look at one of the iconic 8-bit consoles, the Nintendo Entertainment System or NES. Released in our part of the world in 1986 and is credited with helping to restart the US video games industry after the crash in 1983.
I picked this one up on ebay, listed as faulty and with very yellowed plastics, i paid £20 for it with one controller & a power supply.
It was a simple fix to get it working, simply clean the notorious 72 pin cartridge connector. Then it was time to try out the Retrobrite process to restore the yellowed plastics. The picture above is as i received it and below after Retrobrite. There is a video of the process here.