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by daveejhitchins
Wed Aug 01, 2012 2:08 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Can Anyone Identify This - Octi-Proc
Replies: 8
Views: 1152

Re: Can Anyone Identify This - Octi-Proc

Woooow! Jonathan, that card looks familiar :D I can't remember the guy's name who came to see us. However, I do remember we were expecting him to be Chinese! That might give you a clue to his name . . . He'd flown over to see us and some other business. Not sure who 'they' were. Anyhow, we suggested...
by daveejhitchins
Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:44 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Supplier of 27C128 EPROMS wanted
Replies: 10
Views: 1019

Re: Supplier of 27C128 EPROMS wanted

Dave:

I could supply a dozen or more if you can't find any other source. I could also program them, if needed :!: Could defiantly test and erase them first.

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Marconi Tracker Ball RB2
Replies: 12
Views: 757

Marconi Tracker Ball RB2

Hi all: Another goodie from my past . . . A Marconi RB2 Tracker Ball. Was working fine, last time I used it - Some time ago now :roll: . However, It's been stored well so should be OK. I used it with Lintrack (PCB Design Software) to design most of the P.R.E.S. circuit boards. I Probably have copies...
by daveejhitchins
Tue Jul 31, 2012 7:13 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: EPROM Programmer for the BBC - No Software Though!
Replies: 3
Views: 600

Re: EPROM Programmer for the BBC - No Software Though!

They're pretty common and the EPROM to drive them is available on plenty of sites... Bomb proof Beeb based programmer for sure :D Versions 1.30 and 1.40 are the two common versions of the software. http://bbc.nvg.org/dir.php3?dir=rom/Various/hardware Here's some more info on my site and the manual ...
by daveejhitchins
Tue Jul 31, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Help Needed with Tape Transfer
Replies: 22
Views: 1659

Re: Help Needed with Tape Transfer

MarcT wrote:Acorn badged cassette recorders come up on eBay from time to time. I bought one recently to replace the broken Ferguson tape desk we used to have for our BBC. Works a charm.

Good luck & have fun!


Hmmm! Thanks Marc . . . I'll look-out for one :lol:

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Mon Jul 30, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: EPROM Programmer for the BBC - No Software Though!
Replies: 3
Views: 600

EPROM Programmer for the BBC - No Software Though!

Hi all:

I have this:
EPROM Programmer.jpg
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Does anyone have the software or know where they can find it?

If so, make me an offer for the programmer I can't refuse :D

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Mon Jul 30, 2012 7:14 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Can Anyone Identify This - Octi-Proc
Replies: 8
Views: 1152

Re: Can Anyone Identify This - Octi-Proc

One being shipped out - One left . . . Maybe a little nearer to knowing what they are: We, at Baildon Electronics, carried out some work for the Hong Kong Stock Market Channel. It consisted of transferring data between one telephone standard to another and keeping everything in sync. To test it we n...
by daveejhitchins
Mon Jul 30, 2012 7:04 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: P.R.E.S. Games on 3.5" Disc
Replies: 14
Views: 1333

Re: P.R.E.S. Games on 3.5" Disc

^^I hate ADFS on a beeb or elk, it hogs too much memory, ie E00 to 1D00 :evil: , instead of great DFS E00-1100/1900 =D> I'm sure we did a version of ADFS that used the SRAM on the P.R.E.S. 3 plug-in? I know the DFS used the on-board SRAM - can't think why we would have treated the ADFS differently!...
by daveejhitchins
Mon Jul 30, 2012 7:57 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: P.R.E.S. Games on 3.5" Disc
Replies: 14
Views: 1333

Re: P.R.E.S. Games on 3.5" Disc

CMcDougall wrote:anyways, here's crappy ADFS version of PRES5 :twisted:


I've got to ask - Why 'crappy'? :?

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Mon Jul 30, 2012 7:53 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Spare Electron Disc Interface (Needs Plus1)
Replies: 4
Views: 487

Re: Spare Electron Disc Interface (Needs Plus1)

I'll keep everyone informed re testing. Hope to have removed the need for CUB monitor (arn't they big? :shock: ) shortly which means I can set-up and set-down (bless the wife for that one =D> ) quicker. And soldering iron should be fixed at about same time (where did I put the darn screws :oops: ) D...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:29 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Help Needed with Tape Transfer
Replies: 22
Views: 1659

Re: Help Needed with Tape Transfer

I think that cassette won't have any protection, so the easiest proggy to use is by Jon Welch =D> http://www.g7jjf.com/progs/bbctapedisc.zip If you can play the cassette into a PC (Line-in, blue socket) and have DOS running (Start-Run, type "cmd",press OK) then once in a DOS window, go to...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jul 28, 2012 8:24 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Help Needed with Tape Transfer
Replies: 22
Views: 1659

Re: Help Needed with Tape Transfer

retroclinic wrote:All this modern technology....

Wouldn't you just like to get your hands on the inside of that :shock: :lol:

How would you even start to fault-find [-o< :lol: :lol:

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM
Replies: 26
Views: 2451

Re: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM

Lee:

It's in the post =D>

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Jul 27, 2012 7:25 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Help Needed with Tape Transfer
Replies: 22
Views: 1659

Re: Help Needed with Tape Transfer

CMcDougall wrote:I don't have the machine

Awww, that's a shame, we could have had a real old chin-wag :lol: :lol: :lol:

I'll contact you if I don't have any further replies by Sunday. Should give everyone a chance to see the post.

BRs - Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Jul 27, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: EcoNet board
Replies: 4
Views: 449

Re: EcoNet board

what do you want in return? Mike Nothing at the moment Mike. You could look-out for P.R.E.S., ACP or ICS products for me - just let me know if you see anything going anywhere. You'll need to let me know where to send it. And, promise to pass it on (assuming that it works?) to someone else if/when y...
by daveejhitchins
Fri Jul 27, 2012 2:03 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: EcoNet board
Replies: 4
Views: 449

EcoNet board

Hi All: You may have guessed by now I'm having a clear/sort out =D> And, have found this: Network Interface.jpg No idea of the condition . . . If anyone can use it, let me know - first come first served :lol: It'll cost you a return service for me or someone else . . . :wink: Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:58 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Can Anyone Identify This - Octi-Proc
Replies: 8
Views: 1152

Can Anyone Identify This - Octi-Proc

Hi All:

I have 2 x Octi-Proc boards. I have no-idea what they are or what condition they're in!

Octi-Proc.jpg
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If anyone thinks they could do something with one or both (if there's only one interested party!) - Let me know.

Due to size, I'll cost you the postage :shock:

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:52 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Help Needed with Tape Transfer
Replies: 22
Views: 1659

Re: Help Needed with Tape Transfer

WoW . . . . . You've got a Comx 35 :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock: But, do you have the expansion box, printer interface and disc interface? COMX Expansion Box.jpg COMX Printer - Disc Interface.jpg I disassembled the whole machine, when it came out, and was in discussions with the far-east m...
by daveejhitchins
Thu Jul 26, 2012 6:57 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Help Needed with Tape Transfer
Replies: 22
Views: 1659

Help Needed with Tape Transfer

Hi all: I bought an RCA1802 Assembler on tape many years ago. I've only just got around to needing it :roll: Does anyone have the capability to transfer the tape to an image I can use from disc? I would be very grateful =D> I would, of course, repay any expenses incurred. If anyone else would be int...
by daveejhitchins
Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: P.R.E.S. Games on 3.5" Disc
Replies: 14
Views: 1333

Re: P.R.E.S. Games on 3.5" Disc



Doh! :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:

It seem this site has a review of ALL the P.R.E.S. games! Let me know if it's worth sorting them all out.
by daveejhitchins
Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: P.R.E.S. Games on 3.5" Disc
Replies: 14
Views: 1333

P.R.E.S. Games on 3.5" Disc

Hi all: It seems I may have most or all of the P.R.E.S. games discs! I came across this: http://www.acornelectron.co.uk/eug/revs/acp_pres/r-pre4.html and got to thinking . . . I was responsible for putting the discs together, so, I must have the original discs somewhere? If I find them (I do have a ...
by daveejhitchins
Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:40 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Spare Electron Disc Interface (Needs Plus1)
Replies: 4
Views: 487

Spare Electron Disc Interface (Needs Plus1)

Hi all: If anyone is looking for an Electron Disc Interface for their Plus 1? Well, You're in luck. During a recent rummage, looking for other things, I found a spare. I'll need to test it and I'll fit the DFS and ADFS ROMS that go with it. By the way, it's a P.R.E.S. Advanced Plus 4 with on board R...
by daveejhitchins
Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:29 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM
Replies: 26
Views: 2451

Re: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM

Well, after all the time looking for gear, 2 days, and half an hour to erase, it took a staggering 8.17s to program =D> If anyone need any devices programmed: Programmer here is a Wellon VP-880 Device list can be found here: http://www.weilei.com/VP-880list.htm So, one DDoc 1V09 EPROM ready to ship ...
by daveejhitchins
Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:48 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM
Replies: 26
Views: 2451

Re: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM

The question is... did you find your stash before or after the tidying incident :D Ah! After . . . and this evening, whilst still looking for the UV lamp, I found a bigger stash :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: And then . . . Wait for it . . . I found the UV lamp =D> =D> =D> ...
by daveejhitchins
Wed Jul 25, 2012 6:55 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: 10 PRINT Tab(5,5);"HELLO FROM A NEW ELK USER"
Replies: 9
Views: 1002

Re: 10 PRINT Tab(5,5);"HELLO FROM A NEW ELK USER"

As a new member myself - Welcome - I'm sure you'll find lots to interest you in the hardware section . . . =D>
by daveejhitchins
Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:12 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM
Replies: 26
Views: 2451

Re: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM

Dave, It is worth checking the International eBay sites. I got some Intel D27128As from Poland for 30p a piece a while back. Paul Already placed an order on e-bay . . . Then found a stash of my own :oops: Never mind, they'll always come in handy :roll: Found my programmer, but not the UV box, as ye...
by daveejhitchins
Tue Jul 24, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: wanted
Topic: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM
Replies: 26
Views: 2451

Re: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM

Dave, If you find the eprom, that means you have an eprom and a burner..... I was just wondering if you also have the time to burn the disc doctor image?? http://www.stairwaytohell.com/roms/DDoc1.09.zip and send it on to me in Yorkshire ?? I am on leenewsome AT hotmail DOT COM for communication reg...
by daveejhitchins
Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:13 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM
Replies: 26
Views: 2451

Re: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM

Yes, certainly Dave. I am waaay out of touch on this subject so I am not sure what type / voltage is required. You may know? or if not, anyone else can chime in. Thank you. I think I can cover the details :P I'll have a quick look this evening and see what I have laying around and let you know. Dav...
by daveejhitchins
Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:45 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Both shift keys stopped working
Replies: 35
Views: 2446

Re: Both shift keys stopped working

I have replaced ic16 (chip from Mark). The good news is the beeb still works, the bad news is this didn't fix my issue. (wish I had thought to replace socket for ROM 8 when I had the machine in bits, goSDC keeps poping out. Note: I have a 'number' ( :roll: ) of 28 pin sockets - If anyone needs the ...
by daveejhitchins
Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: wanted
Topic: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM
Replies: 26
Views: 2451

Re: Disk Doctor Eprom ROM

Cheers Dave and Paul. Paul, yes I was gonna use it with the Turbo MMC... so I think your modded one would be a good post. Dave, I haven't even got the eprom! the WANT is for eprom burned with discdoc and a padded envelope with my address on it :lol: I still wouldn't mind a Disc Doctor. I could stic...

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