The great Heathkit mystery

For those of us electronics geeks “of a certain age”, the name Heathkit conjures up memories of soldering and constructing gear you could be proud to show others. But as the digital age took hold, Heathkits fell by the wayside and the parent company got out of the DIY electronics business altogether, moving into education.

But thanks to school budget cuts, that business also faltered and Heath shut down entirely. Or did it?

Spoiler: No one knows for sure.

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