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Maker Faire Bay Area 2017

Manila Gear designs and builds peripherals for vintage computing platforms. From sound cards to video adapters for the Apple IIGS, to no slot clock boards for the Apple II, we make 30 year old hardware new again.

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John Valdezco

John led global innovation at a Fortune 50 company before starting up Manila Gear. He now advises Silicon Valley startups, and in his spare time enjoys designing and making various electronics and 3D printing projects.

Jon Co

Jon is a Linux Engineer at a large retail management software vendor in Australia. He has been a hardware hacker for the past twenty years and maintains a blog at