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by barney123
Wed Jan 30, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: other
Topic: CASTLE OF RIDDLES ... RIDDLE
Replies: 13
Views: 1743

Re: CASTLE OF RIDDLES ... RIDDLE

Ok thanks maybe I’ll try a different copy.
by barney123
Wed Jan 30, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn software: other
Topic: CASTLE OF RIDDLES ... RIDDLE
Replies: 13
Views: 1743

CASTLE OF RIDDLES ... RIDDLE

Hi, Can anyone suggest why I cannot get Castle Of Riddles to run on either my BeebEm Instance or indeed, my actual BBC with SPI. After running it I select the usual "I" for initial position, then after the 'Your are standing ....' etc description is displayed , whatever I enter just gets m...
by barney123
Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: Power supply woes (not caps !)
Replies: 8
Views: 886

Re: Power supply woes (not caps !)

Thanks - I will get checking !
by barney123
Sat Oct 27, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: Power supply woes (not caps !)
Replies: 8
Views: 886

Re: Power supply woes (not caps !)

Hi

Thanks for your reply

It worked before swapping caps though did not leave on for long.

The diode d4 looks to have blow on the underneath - is this part of the bridge rectifier ? I guess I will just test what I can for continuity but tbh not happy with testing anything live !
by barney123
Fri Oct 26, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: Power supply woes (not caps !)
Replies: 8
Views: 886

Re: Power supply woes (not caps !)

Hi, the normal three 1 x 100nF Class X2 capacitor UL 94 V-0 rating 1 x 10nF Class X2 capacitor UL 94 V-0 rating 1 x 220uF 25V capacitor 105°C I have just dismantled the psu and discovered a blackened area which appears to be underneath R13 (not clear as the leg covers the PCB label !) D(?) strange t...
by barney123
Fri Oct 26, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: Power supply woes (not caps !)
Replies: 8
Views: 886

Power supply woes (not caps !)

Hi First post so here goes - I have just acquired a model b after a 35 year break and have carried out the capacitor replacement. This all went well and was able to plug beeb into tv to test. About 5 minutes in and a few whistly noises the 250v fast blow fuse blew. I have ordered a bunch of replacem...

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