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by aotta
Tue Sep 26, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Gotek Working on A3000 :))
Replies: 6
Views: 542

Re: Gotek Working on A3000 :))

i've posted some weeks ago a pic of mine with HxC firmware.. ;)

viewtopic.php?f=16&t=11018&p=172689#p174563
by aotta
Tue Sep 05, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Palettemate / enhanced video ULA with 4096 colours
Replies: 506
Views: 27725

Re: Palettemate / enhanced video ULA with 4096 colours

Thanks Rob, you solved almost all my questions, and i hope your info will be useful for others VideoNula users: i missed VDU On before using (i thought it was on by default...) and the *disc command before pressing "S" for save palette does its job. For the test programs, the attr1 worked ...
by aotta
Tue Sep 05, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Palettemate / enhanced video ULA with 4096 colours
Replies: 506
Views: 27725

Re: Palettemate / enhanced video ULA with 4096 colours

i am testing a bit more videoNULA, and got it editing my palette (but is possible to save it when launching the rom *VNPALETTE version? :? ) and use new colours in old application, but the example program in your disk don't work and give strange coloured pixel (ATTR1 and ATTR2, GRSCALE instead works...
by aotta
Mon Sep 04, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Palettemate / enhanced video ULA with 4096 colours
Replies: 506
Views: 27725

Re: Palettemate / enhanced video ULA with 4096 colours

Mine arrived too... mounted in a few minutes on my Compact (but i've desoldere the old ULA last days..) and now i can play with true colors!!
Great package, professional Manual, incredible project realized from scratch... i can't believe it's an hobby for you: my compliments Rob!!
by aotta
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Baildon Electronics IDE Interfaces - Replication
Replies: 94
Views: 6568

Re: Baildon Electronics IDE Interfaces - Replication

daveejhitchins wrote:It's getting nearer the top of the pile :D

Dave H :D


i wonder myself how long is that pile... :? :lol:
..please keep us informed, and good work!
by aotta
Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: VideoNuLA boards
Replies: 35
Views: 2671

Re: VideoNuLA boards

I'd like one! i can't PM you (it seems i've not enough posts to use private message :? )
I need shipping to Italy, hoping the cost will be around 5 pounds... please write you to me by PM for confirming availability, costs and payments mode
Thank you and again my compliments for your project!
by aotta
Mon Aug 28, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Palettemate / enhanced video ULA with 4096 colours
Replies: 506
Views: 27725

Re: Palettemate / enhanced video ULA with 4096 colours

And shipping cost outside UK, in my case, for Italy?
by aotta
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: SmallyMouse2 - Universal USB to Quadrature mouse converter
Replies: 37
Views: 2308

Re: SmallyMouse2 - Universal USB to Quadrature mouse converter

Thank you for the info! I have 2 bbc master compact (and a A3000) so i made an adapter based on arduino nano, that support both Marconi (in the Compact is used by the welcome disk) and Amx, if left mouse button pressed at boot time. My solution is not accurate as yours, because i did't managed the t...
by aotta
Tue Aug 15, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: SmallyMouse2 - Universal USB to Quadrature mouse converter
Replies: 37
Views: 2308

Re: SmallyMouse2 - Universal USB to Quadrature mouse converter

The bbc master version works in amx or marconi mode?
by aotta
Mon Jul 31, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Palettemate / enhanced video ULA with 4096 colours
Replies: 506
Views: 27725

Re: Palettemate / enhanced video ULA with 4096 colours

Very impressive board! i've just spent all my summer budget for other gadget, but please me add in the next batch's list!
by aotta
Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: DIY - PS2 mouse AMX and Marconi adapter for BBC Compact
Replies: 0
Views: 284

DIY - PS2 mouse AMX and Marconi adapter for BBC Compact

After reading the great Marek'sproject on his blog about an "acorn-arduino-ps2-mouse-adapter", i decided to adapt his project for my Olivetti Prodest PC128S (The italian version of the Master Compact), adding a nice feature: if resetting the adapter while pressing the left mouse button, it...
by aotta
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: SmallyMouse2 - Universal USB to Quadrature mouse converter
Replies: 37
Views: 2308

Re: SmallyMouse2 - Universal USB to Quadrature mouse converter

TheCorfiot wrote:I have one SmallyMouse2 left for sale if anyone would like it.

Not sure I will be making anymore

Regards
Bas :)


i was looking for a way to use usb mouse with my olivetti prodest pc128s....
how much for it?
by aotta
Fri Jul 07, 2017 5:17 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Baildon Electronics IDE Interfaces - Replication
Replies: 94
Views: 6568

Re: Baildon Electronics IDE Interfaces - Replication

Waiting Dave's project running, i added an oled display to my A3000's HxC! It's not like an hard disk, but it looks nice... :D
by aotta
Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Acorn Archimedes PS/2 Mouse Adapter
Replies: 20
Views: 955

Re: Acorn Archimedes PS/2 Mouse Adapter

Welcome VintageMicro! only two little tips... for the 9 pin mouse connector, i use the mini din cable for Genesis 2 console.. two connector for a couple of dollars ;) And for replacing PSU that need -5,+5,-12 and 12 v... i use Pico PSU, with 10 £ you got it and it's so "pico" that you can ...
by aotta
Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Baildon Electronics IDE Interfaces - Replication
Replies: 94
Views: 6568

Re: Baildon Electronics IDE Interfaces - Replication

Any news? Did you got the Blitz and ripped the firmware from am29f040b? We are keeping finger crossed.. ;) Busy with boring bits in dull normal life, but today should be the day I find my Blitz, hopefully. Good news! and it's always funny scouting into old boxes... :) Btw... isn't more easy trying ...
by aotta
Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:05 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Baildon Electronics IDE Interfaces - Replication
Replies: 94
Views: 6568

Re: Baildon Electronics IDE Interfaces - Replication

Any news? Did you got the Blitz and ripped the firmware from am29f040b?
We are keeping finger crossed.. ;)
by aotta
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: A3010 hard disc interface
Replies: 142
Views: 15155

Re: A3010 hard disc interface

It won't work on the A3000 as it doesn't have the requisite controller IC unfortunately. Have a look here: http://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=12884 d. Thank you for the answer.... so the ARM2 hasn't the IC like the Arm250 one? But no DIY project for a IDE podule for the A3000? i'...
by aotta
Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: A3010 hard disc interface
Replies: 142
Views: 15155

Re: A3010 hard disc interface

I am interested too... i would like to study this solution for my A3000, if possible. Any update?
by aotta
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: PS/2 keyboard & mouse to Archimedes adapter MK II
Replies: 20
Views: 2892

Re: PS/2 keyboard & mouse to Archimedes adapter MK II

If someone interested.... I used the board bought for this adapter, to make.... a USB to Mini DIN 9 (Archie's one) adapter for my A3000! Very simple after all.... i follow one of the tutorials for the Amiga adapter (i found on the net the tutorial by Henryk Richter.. it works fine for me), but solde...
by aotta
Fri May 26, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: PS/2 keyboard & mouse to Archimedes adapter MK II
Replies: 20
Views: 2892

Re: PS/2 keyboard & mouse to Archimedes adapter MK II

Thank you.. maybe one day i will get an A5000... for testing this adaptor! :)

In the meanwhile... i'll start modding my ps2 mice as suggested in the post you reported.
by aotta
Fri May 26, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: PS/2 keyboard & mouse to Archimedes adapter MK II
Replies: 20
Views: 2892

Re: PS/2 keyboard & mouse to Archimedes adapter MK II

Very interesting DIY! i ordered weeks ago the hw needed, spent yesterday night to follow your tutorial and, at dawn time, ready to test my works.... But... A3000 has 9 pin minidin connector? :shock: :roll: Before wiring all 9 wires from alternative mouse point at lk4 to the unused serial port D9 soc...

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