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by smokey
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc
Replies: 17
Views: 727

Re: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc

daveejhitchins wrote:
Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:06 am
I'm late . . . again - visitors and visiting . . .

James: If all other avenues fail, I can do the repair and testing. Just let me know in a post.

Dave H :D
Hi Dave

Are you the fellow that recaps power supplies and fault finds BBC B and etc that sells on ebay

James Stephenson
by smokey
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc
Replies: 17
Views: 727

Re: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc

Hi Mark I do not have another working computer currently (8 bit) I bought the electron as untested. It turns on and displays Acorn Electron > Iam not electronicly wise Can i send this to you for testing ? James Hi James Whereabouts are you? I’m located just south of Bristol. I can take a look at yo...
by smokey
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc
Replies: 17
Views: 727

Re: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc

CMcDougall wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:07 pm
probably the chip LM324N (Quad OPAMP) at IC13, but they are soldered in :(
Are you local to Gloucestershire or Worcestershire

James
by smokey
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc
Replies: 17
Views: 727

Re: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc

Hi :)

Yes there is an audible click then the elk says searching.

How do I save.

I am still learning.

And I guess hearing it's output will eliminate the chip that controls what is recorded and read

James
by smokey
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc
Replies: 17
Views: 727

Re: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc

Anyone ? Surely I'm not the only person to have experienced a deaf beeb or ELC

James
by smokey
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc
Replies: 17
Views: 727

Re: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc

Do you have any of the following: Another 8 bit computer such as another Acorn, or Sinclair? Any test gear, such as a multimeter or oscilloscope? Is this a failure of a previously working computer, or have you never had this one working for loading? Mark Hi Mark I do not have another working comput...
by smokey
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc
Replies: 17
Views: 727

Re: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc

yes i have tried playuef

Playing around ? are you accusing me lol. theres no Tone control (not an acorn tape player)

the volume is turned up to 7 out of ten.

James
by smokey
Fri Apr 19, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc
Replies: 17
Views: 727

Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc

Hi I have an electron that wont listen. I type Chain "" and i play the tape and it says searching but does nothing. Same if i type tape chain "" searching zilch. i tested the cassette player and its working fine. i tried a din to din cable and a 3.5mm to din cable and it makes no difference :-( can ...
by smokey
Wed Mar 27, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Simple Electon MMC Interface
Replies: 68
Views: 8099

Re: Simple Electon MMC Interface

Is anyone going to build these to sell as i am interested in one for my electron

James
by smokey
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Connecting a viewdata terminal to a wifi modem?
Replies: 14
Views: 908

Re: Connecting a viewdata terminal to a wifi modem?

Hello

Having just acquired a prestel adapter

Iam very interested in any developments.

I wish i could connect to a network

even one that we create for us if that makes sense

James
by smokey
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: 5C094 chip
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: 5C094 chip

55 views ?

Anyone :-(

James
by smokey
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: 5C094 chip
Replies: 3
Views: 288

5C094 chip

Hi

So i managed to get a BBC B

Non working.

Single tone upon turn on.

It is the most common issue 7 but it has an earlier 5C094 vla chip with a heatsink

Which chip should it have ?

James
by smokey
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Need 5C094 please
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Need 5C094 please

Hello

Does anyone have a later version 5C094

I have a heatsinked early video ula and its not working

I can pay via paypal etc

James
by smokey
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello I am new :-)
Replies: 12
Views: 518

Hello I am new :-)

Hello
My Name is James

I am 34 in August

I have used BBC B (Acorn Proton's) Since 1988 when i started primary school :-)

it was the first computer I ever used.

I love it :-)

James
by smokey
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: VideoNuLA boards
Replies: 91
Views: 14961

Re: VideoNuLA boards

are these still available ?


James
by smokey
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: My new beeb - A to B? But why no analogue?
Replies: 19
Views: 815

Re: My new beeb - A to B? But why no analogue?

to me. it looks like an "upgraded" Model A

BUT i might be very wrong.

If i am wrong why would a model b be missing ports.

James
by smokey
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Free ICs to Good Home.
Replies: 37
Views: 1713

Re: Free ICs to Good Home.

Hello

Anything that will fit a Model B please

that you have left

James
by smokey
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Looking for a cheap BBC B
Replies: 13
Views: 774

Re: Looking for a cheap BBC B

Hi D

i appologise

i tried to be inteligent and failed.

James
by smokey
Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Looking for a cheap BBC B
Replies: 13
Views: 774

Looking for a cheap BBC B

Hello

Yes you read the subject line lol

Does anyone have a cheap BEEB that has a popped psu etc that i can fix up and use

Im not after anything posh just (was working until psu died)

I live near evesham worcestershire

But can travel around stroud also

Thankyou

JAmes