Today I received.....

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danielj
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Re: Today I received.....

Postby danielj » Wed Jul 19, 2017 8:56 pm

Please scan! :)

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Elminster
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Re: Today I received.....

Postby Elminster » Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:34 am

5 Electron's for the wife !
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trixster
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Re: Today I received.....

Postby trixster » Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:41 am

Ha! Shiny new gear!

For trad or sport climbing?
A3020 | A3000 | BBC B + 128K RAM/ROM + 20K Shadow + Pi0 + VideoNuLA
BBC Master Turbo + DC | Atom | A1200 060 | A500 | Jaguar | A420/1
A4000/040 060 | Atari Falcon 060 | Saturn | PS1 | SNES | CPC6128 | C64 | 3DO | MD

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby Elminster » Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:22 pm

Sport, no nuts here! WHole family climbs but daughter not leading yet but she is 8.

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trixster
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Re: Today I received.....

Postby trixster » Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:34 pm

Nice!

I'm a boulderer these days but on occasion the nuts and cams come out and i scare myself to death on the Yorkshire grit!
A3020 | A3000 | BBC B + 128K RAM/ROM + 20K Shadow + Pi0 + VideoNuLA
BBC Master Turbo + DC | Atom | A1200 060 | A500 | Jaguar | A420/1
A4000/040 060 | Atari Falcon 060 | Saturn | PS1 | SNES | CPC6128 | C64 | 3DO | MD

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby Elminster » Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:43 pm

Not much out doors in the south east, have to travel north or west for that.

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby jonb » Sun Jul 23, 2017 3:02 pm

Nearest to me is Bowles Rock near Tonbridge Wells but it's. A drive (and horrid sandstone too).

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby Lardo Boffin » Sat Jul 29, 2017 9:07 pm

A nicely boxed C64! Thanks topcat96!

Next stop datasette / sd card reader and manual etc.!


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BBC model B 32k issue 4, 16k sideways RAM, Watford 12 ROM board, Retroclinic Datacentre + HDD, matchbox co-proc, Viglen twin 40/80 5.25" discs, acorn cassette
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Re: Today I received.....

Postby topcat96 » Sat Jul 29, 2017 11:59 pm

Lardo Boffin wrote:A nicely boxed C64! Thanks topcat96!


You're most welcome! :wink:
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Re: Today I received.....

Postby steve3000 » Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:11 am

A ColourCard Gold... :D

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I'm struggling to get it to work correctly with my LCD monitor however, but will post a separate thread about this.

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby 1024MAK » Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:58 pm

This:-
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Xilinx Spartan 6 XC6SLX9 Mini Board in packaging

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Xilinx Spartan 6 XC6SLX9 Mini Board top view

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Xilinx Spartan 6 XC6SLX9 Mini Board bottom view


8) :D

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danielj
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Re: Today I received.....

Postby danielj » Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:11 pm

One of these:
http://www.benq.com/product/monitor/BL912

Which can do this:
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And also this:
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With no additional jiggery pokery necessary :)

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby JonC » Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:17 pm

danielj wrote:One of these:
http://www.benq.com/product/monitor/BL912

Which can do this:
DSC_2773.jpg

And also this:
DSC_2774.jpg

With no additional jiggery pokery necessary :)

d.


It's a great monitor, glad I bought one. Not yet come across a game mode it won't display. :D
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Re: Today I received.....

Postby trixster » Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:07 pm

A hard disk podule for my A3000! Finally! Zarchos supplied it, what a true gent.

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A3020 | A3000 | BBC B + 128K RAM/ROM + 20K Shadow + Pi0 + VideoNuLA
BBC Master Turbo + DC | Atom | A1200 060 | A500 | Jaguar | A420/1
A4000/040 060 | Atari Falcon 060 | Saturn | PS1 | SNES | CPC6128 | C64 | 3DO | MD

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby trixster » Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:08 pm

Also a Cyberstorm Mk1 Amiga 68060 accelerator.

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A3020 | A3000 | BBC B + 128K RAM/ROM + 20K Shadow + Pi0 + VideoNuLA
BBC Master Turbo + DC | Atom | A1200 060 | A500 | Jaguar | A420/1
A4000/040 060 | Atari Falcon 060 | Saturn | PS1 | SNES | CPC6128 | C64 | 3DO | MD

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby martinw » Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:18 pm

trixster wrote:A hard disk podule for my A3000! Finally! Zarchos supplied it, what a true gent.

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I've got one too, makes a heck of a difference and never a truer word was said regarding Xavier.

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby YuT666 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 11:36 am

Received a Philips NMS 8280 MSX 2 Computer for my collection. It's the flagship of the NMS line.

With video digitizer and super impose functionality.

Now i can play Metal Gear 2 - Solid Snake and TNT ... :wink:

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby Commie_User » Fri Aug 11, 2017 12:03 pm

MSX with video frame grabber?

Oh we must have a quick Youtube video on this! What do we all think?

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby YuT666 » Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:40 pm

I'll show a short video soon.
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danielj
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Re: Today I received.....

Postby danielj » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:31 pm

A VideoNula :)

My master doesn't know what to do with itself. Apart from display a stupid number of colours.

d.

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby Multiwizard » Fri Aug 11, 2017 5:33 pm

Hi,

today I received this from Baz... :D

Many thanks Baz... \:D/


Greetings, WIm... :-)
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Re: Today I received.....

Postby Seldon2k » Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:36 pm

I always wanted a GPIB Interface for my Beeb BITD. :mrgreen:
I don't recognise the PCB to the right, but it looks intriguing.

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby DutchAcorn » Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:51 pm

Seldon2k wrote:...I don't recognise the PCB to the right, but it looks intriguing.

Yes, what is the PCB to the right for :?:
Paul

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby DutchAcorn » Sun Aug 13, 2017 1:54 pm

A Master 128, Master Compact (including PSU/Floppy unit), two model Bs and an A3000. And some boxes with software and books. Should keep me busy for a while :wink:
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Re: Today I received.....

Postby martinw » Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:46 pm

Hice haul Paul :)

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby 1024MAK » Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:06 pm

martinw wrote:Hice haul Paul :)

Martin

That's just what I was thinking :lol:

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby flaxcottage » Sun Aug 13, 2017 9:15 pm

DutchAcorn wrote: Should keep me busy for a while :wink:


That is the best kind of busy. :D
- John

Currently running Level 4 Econet with BBC B, BBC B+ 128K, Master 128K, 4Mb A3000, 4Mb A3020, 4Mb A4000, 4Mb A5000 dual FDD; UK101; HP41CX setup; Psion 3a, 3mx and 5mx; Z88; TI-58c, TI-59 and printer, HP-16C programmer's calculator

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby EdwardianDuck » Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:23 pm

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A very presentable Master 128 from RetroClinic (via eBay, UPS and Argos). Purchased Thursday evening, turned up this morning.

My first BBC.

Hmm... I'm going to need a smaller television.

Jeremy
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Master 128 + RetroClinic DataCentre + Internal Pi Zero Coprocessor, MiST

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby RobGT » Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:55 am

@DutchAcorn:

Well done, these are in good hands.
Enjoy

Rob

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Re: Today I received.....

Postby flaxcottage » Thu Aug 17, 2017 2:18 pm

Some magnetic cards for my TI-59 calculator from a great ebayer in the USA. Amazingly the calculator magnetic card reader still works after 40 years! :shock: :D

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And a TI-58C calculator fully working and with the charger from another great ebayer in the UK.

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All this gear is what I coveted BITD but could never afford. I have modern calculators that can out perform these machines but they are just not in the same league having 'dead' feeling keyboards and LCD screens that are useless in low light.

Mind you I have a TI-59 emulator on my phone and that is equally as good.
- John

Currently running Level 4 Econet with BBC B, BBC B+ 128K, Master 128K, 4Mb A3000, 4Mb A3020, 4Mb A4000, 4Mb A5000 dual FDD; UK101; HP41CX setup; Psion 3a, 3mx and 5mx; Z88; TI-58c, TI-59 and printer, HP-16C programmer's calculator


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