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by wemb
Fri Aug 28, 2020 11:37 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: New to physical BBC retrocomputing
Replies: 15
Views: 840

Re: New to physical BBC retrocomputing

Thanks tone76 - lovely detailed answer. I've washing the keycaps already now, not much dirt came off them - about to invest in some deoxit - though it's rather expensive stuff - might get a tube and apply it with a syringe, rather than an entire can. Much appreciated.

Dave
by wemb
Sat Aug 15, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: New to physical BBC retrocomputing
Replies: 15
Views: 840

Re: New to physical BBC retrocomputing

Wow thanks for all the replies. To clarify: * It's a Master 128, with a soldering keyboard, distinct keyswitches, not a membrane * When I was talking about spongy I was thinking of my C64 just a contrast to what I'd expect from a Beeb which is a must stiffer keyboard - but this one is way far to sti...
by wemb
Fri Aug 14, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: New to physical BBC retrocomputing
Replies: 15
Views: 840

New to physical BBC retrocomputing

The last time I touched a BBC Micro would have been sometime in 1992, when I went to university and found they were using BBC B's as tty terminals for their unix systems. This week I brought a BBC Master from ebay - and I'm about to get it up and running. While I've not turned it on yet, (waiting fo...

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