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by CMcDougall
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi to my fellow acorn-philes
Replies: 16
Views: 167

Re: Hi to my fellow acorn-philes

welcome Paul :)

great your original beeb still works, even with sun stroke!
by CMcDougall
Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: wanted
Topic: Wanted: DNFS ROM (and Maybe Hi-BASIC)
Replies: 8
Views: 144

Re: Wanted: DNFS ROM (and Maybe Hi-BASIC)

for the LOLPRICE stuff from CJE, you would be cheaper buying an Eprom programmer for PC or beeb & blow your own!

Blank eproms are only about a £1 ,
sure DNFS is just the 8271FDC v1.20 DFS :?
by CMcDougall
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi
Replies: 13
Views: 159

Re: Hi

welcome James :)

get the electron working, M128 is boring.
by CMcDougall
Sun Apr 21, 2019 7:04 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Interesting Camelot bug
Replies: 3
Views: 179

Re: Interesting Camelot bug

but its not a boring M128 game...
by CMcDougall
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Design a logo for ABug!
Replies: 25
Views: 2369

Re: Design a logo for ABug!

this :
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by CMcDougall
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc
Replies: 17
Views: 369

Re: Deaf Acorn Electron not loading tapes etc

probably the chip LM324N (Quad OPAMP) at IC13, but they are soldered in :(
by CMcDougall
Sat Apr 20, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi, thanks for having me.
Replies: 9
Views: 166

Re: Hi, thanks for having me.

welcome M :)
by CMcDougall
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Simple mod for 3.5" Floppy Drives on an 8271 ?
Replies: 3
Views: 157

Re: Simple mod for 3.5" Floppy Drives on an 8271 ?

sure someone said the Sprows mod drives still don't work anyways :shock: the JGH 1.21 dfs works to a fashion, but as you say after using long files to load /save it then gives bad errors & even unformatted discs :? but put back in a 1770 beeb and all is well again. One of my 8271 beebs has the switc...
by CMcDougall
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Tape CSW files -not working on other sites
Replies: 58
Views: 11057

Re: Tape CSW files -not working on other sites

Evening Peter, 8) that happens a lot when the CSW is fine , UEF fine, but hqUEF misses first block0 :? Must be beebEm414 (sometimes rewind tape 4x sorts this) as bEm finds block0 all the time. another way is to shorten the lead in to 2 seconds , when it was +5, but then not a true image of tape :cry...
by CMcDougall
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Logotron PrintBox ROM anyone?
Replies: 15
Views: 242

Re: Logotron PrintBox ROM anyone?

True but I don't have one ehhh, no UPURS cable, you have never lived! #-o *SRSAVE never works, you need to do: *SRWRITE 8000 C000 2000 X (X being rombank) *SAVE rom 2000 6000 easy as pie when at school library BITD left alone with a brand new first only M128 , it was crap untilyou do a *DISC :lol:
by CMcDougall
Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: stardot.org.uk
Topic: Attachment types permitted
Replies: 11
Views: 755

Re: Attachment types permitted

also .CSW files :? ,
they should be <1mb each IF 30mins long (largest so far...),
or 1.5 if 45mins, but doubt ever happened BITD!

just a pain to zip up, as rest ok 8)
by CMcDougall
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Tape CSW files -not working on other sites
Replies: 58
Views: 11057

Re: Tape CSW files -not working on other sites

PODD... luckily as sideB/2 made these! Hide And Seek - ASK 1983 Podd - ASK 1983 here is the original box /manuals scans from the tape version for beeb & elk : 20mb : https://www.mediafire.com/file/rjutm2unc34aknw/HideAndSeek_Podd-ASK1983_4.zip/file so here is sideA of Podd from another tape, also H...
by CMcDougall
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Acornsoft Graphs n Charts for Electron
Replies: 2
Views: 142

Re: Acornsoft Graphs n Charts for Electron

do you have a pic of the box? does not show at all anywhere! http://www.stairwaytohell.com/games/index.html unless this? : http://www.stairwaytohell.com/games/acornsoft/Acornsoft-BusinessGames.jpg if so : http://www.stairwaytohell.com/filesearch.php?title=BusinessGames&beebdisk=1&beebtape=1&electape...
by CMcDougall
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi
Replies: 8
Views: 222

Re: Hi

welcome Wayne :)
by CMcDougall
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Long time Acorn user
Replies: 14
Views: 223

Re: Long time Acorn user

welcome SH :)
by CMcDougall
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:37 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi Guys
Replies: 8
Views: 162

Re: Hi Guys

welcome Andrew :)
by CMcDougall
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Wanted BBC Model B upper case
Replies: 11
Views: 219

Re: Wanted BBC Model B upper case

If you where the poster, get receiver to take pics of box / packaging, I got £20 for doing this sending pics to poster, then Hermes coughed up, took about a month though....

then had to sell the minted never used Sony PS3 slim for parts :evil:
by CMcDougall
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Atom tapes, WAV to UEF?
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Atom tapes, WAV to UEF?

you need a good music program, not Audacity :lol: (unless on other os not Windows) then you need to make a .CSW file after that, the magic dos commands are : Makeuef -y 1 300 -z 1 atm -i file.csw -w 0 180 OR Makeuef -y 1 300 -z 1 atm -i file.csw usually gets something from those two.... what origina...
by CMcDougall
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Electron User Mini Office
Replies: 15
Views: 1145

Re: Electron User Mini Office

mini office II , butt don't think for electron :?

viewtopic.php?t=2333#p16984
by CMcDougall
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Acorn Newbie
Replies: 23
Views: 346

Re: Acorn Newbie

welcome E :)

the 19v line is AC & never used unless you have a plus3 plugged in.

Can you take a pic of what you have on screen now, it could be a faulty 1 of 4 ram chip (bottom left) or a fried Basic2/os1 rom....
by CMcDougall
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Tape CSW files -not working on other sites
Replies: 58
Views: 11057

Re: Tape CSW files -not working on other sites

Image

JCB Digger - Acornsoft 1983 8)
by CMcDougall
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Educational Archive not in STH
Replies: 651
Views: 66705

Re: Educational Archive not in STH

Evening John,

Hide And Seek - ASK 1983
Podd - ASK 1983

here is the original box /manuals from the tape version for beeb & elk :D

20mb : https://www.mediafire.com/file/rjutm2un ... 4.zip/file

Col. 8)
by CMcDougall
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:07 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: A potential run of BeebSCSI 7.7 (the newest)
Replies: 87
Views: 2618

Re: A potential run of BeebSCSI 7.7 (the newest)

you need Prime's head lamp / magnifier! :shock:

bet those defo need >1 layer
by CMcDougall
Wed Apr 03, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Howdy
Replies: 16
Views: 273

Re: Howdy

welcome Jason :)
by CMcDougall
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Today I found 3 Acorn computers in my loft!
Replies: 15
Views: 635

Re: Today I found 3 Acorn computers in my loft!

Does that explain the crazy shielding on the inside in UK no extra shielding, here is my Iss6 UK version, I had to socket the 6502 & Basic2/OS1 rom, then also turned out a bad 8k RAM too :roll: pic below: iss6elk.jpg when you do find a scart lead for it, it will have same brighness as your beeb, as...
by CMcDougall
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Today I found 3 Acorn computers in my loft!
Replies: 15
Views: 635

Re: Today I found 3 Acorn computers in my loft!

this German Electron. Does it say Issue 1? How does that compare to the standard UK issue numbers? your German version IS a Iss1, in UK they are called Iss6! your 19V black adaptor is different, UK its a cream colour :shock: looks like the far right 8k RAM chip was a dead one, so someone has put an...
by CMcDougall
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2743
Views: 244773

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

The games will be up for grabs if I win Monsters, as only got the elk version! If you need the wizard to recover the bad ones :wink: whilst got your attension John, I recently got ASK Podd, Hide & Seek, both came with manuals, are they scanned? looked on your site for D/L, but just gave disc image,...