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by CMcDougall
Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:56 pm
Forum: adventures
Topic: Acheton - Playability
Replies: 6
Views: 140

Re: Acheton - Playability

found them, does it have the Hints sheets also from the original envelope, to open when stuck :?:
by CMcDougall
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: tape inlay instructions wanted.
Replies: 370
Views: 43134

Re: tape inlay instructions wanted.

by CMcDougall
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:50 pm
Forum: adventures
Topic: Acheton - Playability
Replies: 6
Views: 140

Re: Acheton - Playability

I have the original discs &box /inlays.
Disc1 was protected, disc2 could copy itself from 40track to 80.

will hunt instructions later ..
by CMcDougall
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: tape inlay instructions wanted.
Replies: 370
Views: 43134

Re: tape inlay instructions wanted.

boffin 1&2 are on the same tape, recorded on both sides (ie Boffin then Boffin2 on both sides)
I have the inlay too, will hunt later....
by CMcDougall
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Double sided, double density 5.25” PC disc drives
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: Double sided, double density 5.25” PC disc drives

both sides (like beeb 0/2 or 1/3) only show as one drive, usually being A:
by CMcDougall
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Master Compact PSU
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Master Compact PSU

by CMcDougall
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Master Compact PSU
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Re: Master Compact PSU

I have pics somewhere, will hunt in a moment.

you can just run the 'keyboard' with just a tablet USB charger plug that is 2AMP, mobile phone ones are only 1Amp & no use.

also just convert a MMC interface to run from joystick port , easy as pie :D
by CMcDougall
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Psion P250 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: Psion P250 ?

thanks V 8)

another one in a bag & up loft for eternity :(

not having much luck with these :lol:
by CMcDougall
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Psion P250 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: Psion P250 ?

missed that, but don't really want to spend any money on them :oops: as don't mean anything to me from BITD :| All I need to know is does this need a DataPak in one of the two slots for OS, or is the OS built in to bare Psion P250?? If needs a DataPak inserted, what OS should I burn to now 2 useless...
by CMcDougall
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Psion P250 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: Psion P250 ?

Only the Cipher timesheet prog, so yes very boring :(
by CMcDougall
Mon Jan 20, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Psion P250 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Psion P250 ?

sort of continuing from the last one (still no further forward #-o ) https://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=45&t=17450#p241807 I now have P250 : IMG_20200119_140847396.jpg IMG_20200119_140932679.jpg IMG_20200119_140953053.jpg Now with a 128k dataPak, it's a square chip not a eprom like before...
by CMcDougall
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Solder Pot & PCB guillotine
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: Solder Pot & PCB guillotine

:shock: £373 for large wire cutters :lol:
by CMcDougall
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Electron Elite disk image.
Replies: 14
Views: 543

Re: Electron Elite disk image.

/\ it had a bug removed that stopped hyper space (or something like that) it was only tape , no disc release
by CMcDougall
Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Electron with Plus1 and Plus3
Replies: 11
Views: 310

Re: Electron with Plus1 and Plus3

also bad ram, being 4x 8k bottom right

Bet it's a issue 4 or worse 6 :evil:
by CMcDougall
Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Acorn Atom demo's
Replies: 2
Views: 229

Re: Acorn Atom demo's

Nice one Kees =D> =D> =D>

now to go train spotting :shock:
by CMcDougall
Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Pegasus 400 Disc Interface Electron
Replies: 16
Views: 513

Re: Pegasus 400 Disc Interface Electron

/\ same to you Baz 8)

have fun finding the short on via V trace, it's under the sockets :cry:
by CMcDougall
Sat Dec 28, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Pegasus 400 Disc Interface Electron
Replies: 16
Views: 513

Re: Pegasus 400 Disc Interface Electron

sure this has been asked before,

Yip, found :
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=16154&hilit=Pegasus+dfs+adfs

Or just put ADFS in the bin =D>
by CMcDougall
Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Spain!
Replies: 13
Views: 324

Re: Hello from Spain!

welcome Ramon :)
by CMcDougall
Thu Dec 26, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Found this yesterday
Replies: 5
Views: 426

Re: Found this yesterday

still got mine from the original tape box too :D

here is the scan....
by CMcDougall
Wed Dec 25, 2019 11:04 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: xmas 10" 78rpm tunes from 1954ish
Replies: 11
Views: 1503

Re: xmas 10" 78rpm tunes from 1954ish

hope you all got loadsa prezzies!! 8)
by CMcDougall
Tue Dec 24, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Roamer rubber tires
Replies: 4
Views: 235

Re: Roamer rubber tires

could try scalextric car tyres :?
by CMcDougall
Mon Dec 23, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Demystifying Nightworld
Replies: 19
Views: 1122

Re: Demystifying Nightworld

remember buying this BITD , from the local Sunday market for , wait for it.... £1.99 :D

yes, a weird one at that!

sure it went to disc no problem either 8)
by CMcDougall
Sun Dec 15, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Missing Micro User scans
Replies: 39
Views: 1138

Re: Missing Micro User scans

/\ nothing else , did have a good look through :shock:

10.05 had nothing about Time Lapse.

You have 10.7 & 10.07 , is this a mix up a with numbers so can find Power Raider :?
by CMcDougall
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from California
Replies: 14
Views: 885

Re: Hello from California

welcome Steve :)
by CMcDougall
Sat Dec 14, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Missing Micro User scans
Replies: 39
Views: 1138

Re: Missing Micro User scans

10.7 does not have Power raider, only snake's
by CMcDougall
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Tape CSW files -not working on other sites
Replies: 68
Views: 15254

Re: Tape CSW files -not working on other sites

Jet Set Willy 1 & 2 - Tynesoft 1986
jsw12.jpg
media
sideA is bbc version, sideB is electron version on Willy1, vice versa Willy2
JSW1 was on old acornpreservation site, now gone, but JSW2 NEVER Before :shock:

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by CMcDougall
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Pipeline - Superior 51/4" disc V my demo?
Replies: 9
Views: 395

Re: Pipeline - Superior 51/4" disc V my demo?

^ I like FA for F@#% All =D> , as E5 just shows no data ever written. the main game works, as thats the only time I had to check on the 8271 beeb I had a hand. have copied original 'demo' with ADI v1.21 to a 31/2" , so know 51/4" won't get worn out. again, only had time to check it worked to main ga...
by CMcDougall
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: adventures
Topic: The Seventh Star (1984) — Acornsoft
Replies: 30
Views: 1845

Re: The Seventh Star (1984) — Acornsoft

here is the UEF, working in Elkulator v1 :
sev.png
sev2.png
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by CMcDougall
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi
Replies: 9
Views: 246

Re: Hi

welcome Janniz :)
by CMcDougall
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Tape CSW files -not working on other sites
Replies: 68
Views: 15254

Re: Tape CSW files -not working on other sites

Jet Power Jack - Micro Power 1983
jet.jpg
recorded twice on sideA, blank sideB

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:)