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by flash1965
Wed Jun 15, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: 3.5 inch Floppy Drive Power Supply
Replies: 5
Views: 474

3.5 inch Floppy Drive Power Supply

Hi all

I want to build an external power supply (to take 240v and output the 12v and 5v) does any know where there might be a free circuit diagram for one of these. It's to fit in external 3.5 inch floppy case.

Thanks in advance
by flash1965
Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: ZIF Socket BBC B
Replies: 2
Views: 473

ZIF Socket BBC B

Hi

Does anyone know if it is still possible to buy a ZIF Socket kit anywhere ?

Thanks

Gordon
by flash1965
Sun Dec 15, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Micron Eprom Programmer
Replies: 31
Views: 3392

Re: Micron Eprom Programmer

Wow, just spotted that post was over a year ago, but here goes. I have in my collection of programmers the 'MICRON EPROM PROGRAMMER' by 'H.C.R. ELECTRONICS'. I am sure it is the same as the Watford unit and that this is just 1980's re-branding. I have paperwork and software for this unit, somewhere...
by flash1965
Sat May 18, 2013 12:22 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Wordwise Plus
Replies: 7
Views: 888

Re: Wordwise Plus

That's great thanks, :D

I have a Retroclinics Data Center but how do I get a .rom file onto the BBC Master ?

Thanks

Gordon
by flash1965
Thu May 16, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Wordwise Plus
Replies: 7
Views: 888

Wordwise Plus

Hi All

Does anyone know which version of Wordwise works on the BBC Master ?
The only version I have works fine on my Model B but not on the Master.


Thanks

Gordon
by flash1965
Sat Nov 17, 2012 9:03 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: ADI ROM Manual
Replies: 1
Views: 417

ADI ROM Manual

Hi

Could any one point me to where I might find the manual for Advanced Disk Investigator ROM ?

Thanks

Gordon
by flash1965
Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:50 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: HCR ROM/RAM Box
Replies: 3
Views: 812

Re: HCR ROM/RAM Box

Hi

Thanks Ill take a look in that issue. Where did you get the DVD's with the magazines on ?

Thanks

Gordon
by flash1965
Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:55 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Free Magazines
Replies: 6
Views: 648

Re: Free Magazines

Hi

Yep no probs. Send a PM with your address, ill find out the postage cost.

Gordon
by flash1965
Thu Oct 25, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Free Magazines
Replies: 6
Views: 648

Re: Free Magazines

No still got them if you want them.

Gordon
by flash1965
Thu Oct 25, 2012 5:38 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: HCR ROM/RAM Box
Replies: 3
Views: 812

HCR ROM/RAM Box

Hi In a recent bulk BBC bits purchase I got an HCR ROM/RAM Box. Trying to find some fitting instructions. I found this http://acorn.chriswhy.co.uk/docs/Mags/AU/AU_Sep85_ExpandingInTheRightDirection.pdf But not the fitting instructions. Does anyone have one of these or know where I can get the inform...
by flash1965
Wed Oct 24, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Tape to Disk Heather Coupers Starfinder
Replies: 10
Views: 1018

Re: Tape to Disk Heather Coupers Starfinder

Yes that's it thanks !!!

Saves me a job which I was having trouble with.

Thanks

Gordon
:D
by flash1965
Wed Oct 24, 2012 6:08 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Free Magazines
Replies: 6
Views: 648

Free Magazines

Free to a good home, just need to pay postage if any or collect if in the Newcastle area.

Micro User V3 Issues 11 and 12
Micro User V4 All but issue 2
Micro User V5 All But 7,9,11,12

Acorn User 1985 (Missing Sep and Apr) - Gone
Acorn User 1986 (all of them)

Gordon
by flash1965
Sat Oct 06, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: BBC Micors or other computers
Replies: 57
Views: 6543

Re: BBC Micors or other computers

I started off with the trusty old ZX81 as many people did. I then moved onto a Camputers Lynx I wanted the BBC B but it was just too expensive. The Lynx had a brilliant basic but the screen was a bit slow. I had many of these, a Lynx 48K, a Lynx 96K and the Lynx 128K. After the lynx I bought several...
by flash1965
Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Tape to Disk Heather Coupers Starfinder
Replies: 10
Views: 1018

Re: Tape to Disk Heather Coupers Starfinder

Thanks, thats worked a treat.
Will now put it onto the Beeb and give it try

Ta

Gordon
by flash1965
Mon Sep 10, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Tape to Disk Heather Coupers Starfinder
Replies: 10
Views: 1018

Re: Tape to Disk Heather Coupers Starfinder

Hi Thanks ! will try these. Yes I do have BBC's (masters and B's) I have managed to get them into a text file on a BBC disk image but is it possible to get this text file into tokenised basic so that it can be run ? (If I have to I will type them in but it would save a lot of time :D ) Thanks Gordon
by flash1965
Sun Sep 09, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Tape to Disk Heather Coupers Starfinder
Replies: 10
Views: 1018

Tape to Disk Heather Coupers Starfinder

Hi All

I have I have the original Heather Coupers Starfinder on Cassette for the BBC and Electron.
Does anyone have this as disk image or can anyone recommend any good programs that would transfer this to disk ?


Thanks

Gordon
by flash1965
Wed Aug 22, 2012 7:28 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Beebmon Manual
Replies: 2
Views: 527

Re: Beebmon Manual

Thanks for that :D
by flash1965
Wed Aug 22, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: EPROM Programmer Circuit Diagram
Replies: 2
Views: 562

Re: EPROM Programmer Circuit Diagram

Thanks, that might be a possibility. It is a re work of the one in beebug magazine except it onloy uses the user port and not the printer prort as well.

Thanks

Gordon
by flash1965
Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: EPROM Programmer Circuit Diagram
Replies: 2
Views: 562

EPROM Programmer Circuit Diagram

Hi

I was wanting to build an EPROM programmer to work on the BBC Master. I have heard that there are circuit diagrams available. Does any one know where I could get the details ?

Thanks
by flash1965
Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:35 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Beebmon Manual
Replies: 2
Views: 527

Beebmon Manual

Hi

Does anyone know if the manual for Watford Beebmon is available for download anywhere ?

Thanks
by flash1965
Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:58 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC B+64K
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Re: BBC B+64K

That might explain things. Thanks.
I have the 128K which is able to load ROMS, but this has developed a fault so I am using the 64k one. So it it possible to fit sideways RAM to a B+64 ?

Gordon
by flash1965
Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC B+64K
Replies: 3
Views: 261

BBC B+64K

Hi

I have a BBC B+64k. Is it possible to load ROMS into the extra 32K ?
It doesn’t seem to have the SRLOAD command. I have a BBC B+128 which does have this command (but this has a dry joint problem at the moment !)

Thanks

Gordon
by flash1965
Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:16 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: EPROMS MBM2732
Replies: 5
Views: 468

EPROMS MBM2732

Hi

I have been given some EPROMS MBM2732. Will these work in a BBC B ?
They are only 24pin but my Watford Eprom Programmer seems to programme them but not sure how they would fit into a the BBC's 28pin socket.

Thanks

Gordon
by flash1965
Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC B Case Needed
Replies: 0
Views: 334

BBC B Case Needed

Hi

Does anyone have a BBC B case that they want to sell (or just the top would do) ?

Thanks

Gordon
by flash1965
Sun Aug 12, 2012 8:01 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC ROM Board Help Needed
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: BBC ROM Board Help Needed

That was Quick !!! Thanks to you both =D> As Mark rightly says, if I had just looked at the board I would have seen the lines pointing to the wires and where they go !!!!! oh well. Thanks RobC for the link have downloaded and printed the manual. :D I will now fit this to a BBC B+ 128 Thanks again Go...
by flash1965
Sun Aug 12, 2012 7:36 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC ROM Board Help Needed
Replies: 3
Views: 277

BBC ROM Board Help Needed

Can any one help.
I have this ROM extension board (Pics below) . I think it came out of a B+ (which is what I am going to put it in) I can fit it in the sockets but dont know where the three wires (Re, Green, Blue) go.

Any ideas ?

Any help much appreciated.

Thanks


Gordon
by flash1965
Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC B Keyboard Cable
Replies: 1
Views: 228

BBC B Keyboard Cable

Hi
Does anyone know where I can get the cable that connects the keyboard to the main board of a BBC B ? or somewhere that I can buy the parts to make one.

Thanks

Gordon
by flash1965
Sat Aug 11, 2012 7:38 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Micron Eprom Programmer
Replies: 31
Views: 3392

Re: Micron Eprom Programmer

I have the Watford Eprom and some Micron software that when I use it referes to the dip swicthes and I have used it to write several EPROMS. But I cant cant get this software to work on the Master only the B and B+. (picture attached). I have tried the ROM image attached in one of the above posts bu...
by flash1965
Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:54 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Treecopy
Replies: 48
Views: 4599

Re: Treecopy

Thanks !

After some playing around managed to get it to work. I can now copy from the RAM drive to the HD no problem
Thanks for the replies and the help.

=D>

Gordon
by flash1965
Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Treecopy
Replies: 48
Views: 4599

Treecopy

Hi all Need a bit of help. I have BBC Master 128 (OS 3.5) with a Datacentre fitted. Im trying to copy a disk image on one of the DFS RAM drives to the Internal CF Hard Disk. I have TREECOPY and I have the Retro Clinic ADFS Manual with the treecopy paramaters listed. when I try the following command ...

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