[Video] Adventures in Retrobrite (Youtube, The 8-Bit Guy)

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It is an awesome video, are you that 8-bit guy?
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The ozone method would be great. Hook up the generator to a clear plastic container, run the generator line into it, tape it up, and stick it in the sun.

Whole keyboards could be retrobrited without any real hassle.
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ideus wrote:It is an awesome video, are you that 8-bit guy?

No, I'm not.
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I saw that video.

The ozone one is strange i would not have guessed that.

Some of the ideas people gave him where stupid , i mean de-greaser , seriosly ?
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Well, the guy is decent enough as to not make seem them stupid.
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Good post slom, I'll be testing that hydrogen peroxide + heat method soon that's the best info from this video.
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I'll just stick to the original approach which is also learned from the 8 bit guy. It works fine, just be patient, 20 hours of sunshine will suffice for sure, but if you want the job done within four hours, you need to adopt another method.
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ohaimark wrote:The ozone method would be great. Hook up the generator to a clear plastic container, run the generator line into it, tape it up, and stick it in the sun.

Whole keyboards could be retrobrited without any real hassle.

I'll be testing this method with full computers, monitors, peripherals and keyboards. I don't think he waited long enough and it did a pretty good job with no need to take anything apart. I ordered an ozone generator and some of those vaccum space bags. We'll see what happens...
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I've reached out to 8BitGuy via (ugh) Facebook in case he wants to chime in here. :)
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Mr.Nobody wrote:I'll just stick to the original approach which is also learned from the 8 bit guy. It works fine, just be patient, 20 hours of sunshine will suffice for sure, but if you want the job done within four hours, you need to adopt another method.

I have done a badly yellowed AEK1 case in crappy british sun in about 2 - 3 hrs to as new colour .
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