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by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Elk disc controllers
Replies: 19
Views: 266

Re: Elk disc controllers

^ more like Abortion :lol:

I got my elk to run Win10 update 7,698 & the FortNite game for the kids ..... 8)
by CMcDougall
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: game certificates BITD?
Replies: 5
Views: 148

Re: game certificates BITD?

^ :shock:
If that was bad, would hate to see the bad comments about Dunjunz - bugByte :lol:
by CMcDougall
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Elk disc controllers
Replies: 19
Views: 266

Re: Elk disc controllers

The Plus3 was the first for the elk from Acorn. There is MUCH better ones from Pres being the AP3 & AP4 . Also ones from Slogged & Peagasus. These are carts that just plug into the Plus1. They have external drives, either 51/4 or 3.5" I have the Peagasus with DFS @e00 so more games work easily , esp...
by CMcDougall
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: game certificates BITD?
Replies: 5
Views: 148

game certificates BITD?

Why did our games not have any certification in the 1980s but now it's everywhere ? Is it just internet on line gaming swearing ?? I know music that got banned in the 80s or 90s was stupid, as it just went straight to number1 in the charts (FGTH Relax ) & rap crap had the first parental advised stic...
by CMcDougall
Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:10 am
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Reet Petite -Jackie Wilson-digiMusic
Replies: 11
Views: 1411

Re: Reet Petite -Jackie Wilson-digiMusic

^yeah its a pain, happens a lot with my crap Android Kodi box, find a film thats not released for 2+ months time, & it plays this :lol:
(but I just find the right link and never been to cinema since!)
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Reet Petite -Jackie Wilson-digiMusic
Replies: 11
Views: 1411

Re: Reet Petite -Jackie Wilson-digiMusic

:shock: nice job Rob, but disc2 is your fav song "never going to give you up" :o

anyways =D> =D> =D>
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: STH members eBay advice - buying & selling!
Replies: 38
Views: 9466

Re: STH members eBay advice - buying & selling!

think will just go with Guzzlers answer, bin it less hassle :D Sold my Vax hoover again, got £92 for it again (only paid £87 :lol: ) they said thanks, so I got use of a rubbish (no pun intended) hoover for 2 month! Then I got an extra head for it as one wheel fell off (under guarantee), sold that br...
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Aries shadow RAM boards
Replies: 5
Views: 121

Re: Aries shadow RAM boards

I think for the B12, it needs another board over the 6502, I don't have that, as gets the 5 feeds from my B32
pics of my bits just for clarity:

EDIT, has 5 wires not4 #-o
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Aries shadow RAM boards
Replies: 5
Views: 121

Re: Aries shadow RAM boards

Aries B12 sideways ROM boards, though one of them is missing the adapter card that plugs into the motherboard sockets I have a B12 board and adaptor that covers 4 rom sockets, but mine does not work (for why I don't know..) the 2x8k ram works in other ram cards, & also when roms are on the main boa...
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: Do we need more ABug meets? If so, where should they be?
Replies: 23
Views: 415

Re: Do we need more ABug meets? If so, where should they be?

We need something further up (saves me travelling 5hrs at 90mph!) I stay near Edinburgh, so Newcastle is okay too, which will make it easy for Simon, & also DaveH as he stays not that far away from there either. & if only us 3 turn up, then I can confirm Simons tea is very good (no offence beebMaste...
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG Cambridge Sept 7th-9th 2018 BOOKING THREAD
Replies: 203
Views: 6831

Re: ABUG Cambridge Sept 7th-9th 2018 BOOKING THREAD

^ yes L, seen the thread's, every day that goes past the more they degrade, makes me sad :cry: but if John got to take things home, then if jnBeeb can convince them that this is the tapes only hope /chance, & someone can hunt them out & post to me recorded delivery (like most last tapes in universe ...
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: general
Topic: Electron versions of archived software
Replies: 45
Views: 315

Re: Electron versions of archived software

^ mainly the tape itself, my £2k HiFi still does it to Prog Power tape's, especially the dark /may be carbon dioxide ones :shock:

If only TDK Dxx tapes where always used BITD, my 'job' would be so easy!!
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Yet another hello... with wallabies!
Replies: 12
Views: 181

Re: Yet another hello... with wallabies!

Gidday mate :)

hopefully your new toy poweres up fine!!
by CMcDougall
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG Cambridge Sept 7th-9th 2018 BOOKING THREAD
Replies: 203
Views: 6831

Re: ABUG Cambridge Sept 7th-9th 2018 BOOKING THREAD

going by Flax cottage /John's post about the museum wanting things archived , and folk can take & bring back with working archive files, would someone look out the missing tape games from the mass of boxes, & any chance they can post to myself so can work my magic on them, as getting withdrawal symp...
by CMcDougall
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Free: monitor & teletext adapter
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: Free: monitor & teletext adapter

knew it :lol:
by CMcDougall
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Free: monitor & teletext adapter
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: Free: monitor & teletext adapter

Would be interested in the TText adaptor, as not got any in my collection, I hate old stuff going to tip!

Will PM in a mo if someone does not take it while I've typed this...
by CMcDougall
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: general
Topic: Electron versions of archived software
Replies: 45
Views: 315

Re: Electron versions of archived software

Enjoy your Electron! pity the originals have been recorded over :shock: But usually with Prog Power tapes, same game is recorded twice on sideA, sideB is always blank, so may be the 'extra'/handwritten games are on sideB the quality of these tapes are now 70% bad, & always need tape head cleaned aft...
by CMcDougall
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Acornsoft P-System
Replies: 45
Views: 1493

Re: Acornsoft P-System

Thanks for checking! 8)
by CMcDougall
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S10 - R4 - The Mine
Replies: 34
Views: 385

Re: High Score Challenge S10 - R4 - The Mine

I still have this first played on electron :D
The Mine ins.jpg
inst
can't mind playing it much, but it is rather smooth & pretty 8)
got to level2, score 9,620 , must try harder!
by CMcDougall
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Electron Joystick Interface - Identification? - Sorted
Replies: 21
Views: 455

Re: Electron Joystick Interface - Identification? - Sorted

also to save re-inventing the wheel, there is also this topic for the First Byte Joystick cart too,
with some weird pic / schematic thingy-ma-bob.... :o
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=13952&p=184184&hili ... ck#p184184
by CMcDougall
Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Electron Joystick Interface - Identification? - Sorted
Replies: 21
Views: 455

Re: Electron Joystick Interface - Identification? - Sorted

seems to be called the "commander 3" :shock: now, if you had all the original box and mini manual, going for £14 at mo... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/COMMANDER-3-JOYSTICK-INTERFACE-for-the-ACORN-ELECTRON-Atari-type-joystic-/273438996595?&_trksid=p2056016.m2518.l4276 you now have the original tape tho...
by CMcDougall
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Acornsoft P-System
Replies: 45
Views: 1493

Re: Acornsoft P-System

kjendal wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:40 pm
I also have more language packs!
could you check out the product code on the Elite disc /box, as am sure BillC said there is still a missing version ( something to do with coPro)
he wants to archive.... unless it's found already :? or never existed to outside world...
by CMcDougall
Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Acornsoft P-System
Replies: 45
Views: 1493

Re: Acornsoft P-System

^ I know a person that does, God knows everything..... :? :lol:
I have the complete package!
Here are some pictures of it!
why does it say Acornsoft/TDI on the manuals, whats the TDI stand for....
.... Turbo Diesel Injection.... :?:
by CMcDougall
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Acornsoft P-System
Replies: 45
Views: 1493

Re: Acornsoft P-System

leenew wrote:
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:23 pm
Well he might have a better one
doubt it very much as I have three :lol:
by CMcDougall
Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Acornsoft P-System
Replies: 45
Views: 1493

Re: Acornsoft P-System

look at your "Arcade action" case and see if there is any information about the authors in there please? Lee, I answered that years ago to you :roll: nothing on my original either! :wink: And for the Language discs, would be good =D> but probably useless without the manuals / scans. If they are lol...
by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Acorn games on other platforms
Replies: 15
Views: 351

Re: Acorn games on other platforms

think Elite was first on Acorn machines, then carbon copied came out sloppy on rubbish machines [-(
by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: stardot.org.uk
Topic: posting a reply, you have already posted in before....
Replies: 13
Views: 895

Re: posting a reply, you have already posted in before....

PM is also doing it for me 2days ago (first time used in a while), it's getting weird, & hard to keep track of everything now
lifes complicated enough #-o
by CMcDougall
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Mertec Companion
Replies: 3
Views: 228

Re: Mertec Companion

very nice Nigel 8)

wonder why they never installed DFS2.45 on them, as thats what ive stuck on my MB & works, but least they put a good FS on it I suppose!

glad you also found all those other rom images too, =D> bet it was like a kid on a sweet shop :)
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Datel Modem 1979 to 1982, anyone used it?
Replies: 19
Views: 642

Re: Datel Modem 1979 to 1982, anyone used it?

Hi, yes I've used one welcome David :) thank you very much for the information on this! 8) I have other old phones, even older than the one on top of this Data modem. have had them from being a kid , ie 2years old :oops: , my dad changed it so could listen to music on it, and record my voice onto r...
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Lancs, UK
Replies: 12
Views: 283

Re: Hello from Lancs, UK

welcome Chad :)

good saving those beebs!!