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by CMcDougall
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from West Somerset
Replies: 8
Views: 167

Re: Hi from West Somerset

welcome Nigel :)

elks a super wee machine, pity your Atom walked :(
by CMcDougall
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: old DOS games archive 2,500+
Replies: 2
Views: 166

old DOS games archive 2,500+

just seen this, might be if interest, still got mine from the 286 I had about 1990 :shock:

https://archive.org/details/softwarelib ... publicdate
by CMcDougall
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Solidisk Software Packs, and other floppies
Replies: 1
Views: 62

Re: Solidisk Software Packs, and other floppies

here is all the ROM s from Solinet discs which I was a member BITD. https://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=11856&p=149251&hilit=Solidisk+rom#p149251 There is also ones that came with some machines I got, but you already linked them to the rubbish 1770 boards. sure got all mega games too ...
by CMcDougall
Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from a rather wet Manchester
Replies: 12
Views: 250

Re: Hello from a rather wet Manchester

welcome Dave :)

now to go back & get a electron, now you have spare key switches from the M128 8)
by CMcDougall
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: emulators
Topic: MAME: Internal ROM/RAM expansion boards
Replies: 16
Views: 495

Re: MAME: Internal ROM/RAM expansion boards

the Watford 144k ram /rom board rocks, what I had BITD, and installed that also myself at 10yr old :D the disc for it & scan is here : https://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=8755&p=97191&hilit=watford#p96318 I have a Aries B32 & B12 too, with manuals, but can be found on net anyways. plus...
by CMcDougall
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Tape CSW files -not working on other sites
Replies: 61
Views: 14064

Re: Tape CSW files -not working on other sites

I beleave I have found where the problem lies with this its a bug in makeuef 2.3 and HQ UEF files, which means any HQ UEF made with makeuef Ver 2.3 is not 100% ^might have a micro second missing from lead in, but mine actually work, so don't care! :D Typeast Exercises Writex - Carewell Computers 19...
by CMcDougall
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: SD Interface for Plus 1
Replies: 15
Views: 463

Re: SD Interface for Plus 1

:shock: =D> =D> =D>
by CMcDougall
Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Splitting the Atom
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Re: Splitting the Atom

It won't get lost, about 40+ missing tapes & discs have got to my door no problem! :D
by CMcDougall
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: Splitting the Atom
Replies: 4
Views: 240

Re: Splitting the Atom

Mr W, still want this !
viewtopic.php?f=44&t=16302&p=224466#p224460
just post the tape to me 8)
by CMcDougall
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Which cassette drive for Acorn Atom
Replies: 15
Views: 273

Re: Which cassette drive for Acorn Atom

not keen on the use of phone chargers to power my Atoms, some of them are very poor quality that's only the Apple ones, & in that link orange ones are fakes :shock: :lol: Samsung tablet chargers have never blown up / over heated, neither has the Dickinson's Real Deal Apple all mine about 8 years of...
by CMcDougall
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Which cassette drive for Acorn Atom
Replies: 15
Views: 273

Re: Which cassette drive for Acorn Atom

^well said Ian, if it has been modded for 5v, all you need is these, either 1Amp (mobile phone) or 2Amp (tablet) do great!
by CMcDougall
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Gnasher Superior
Replies: 6
Views: 305

Re: Gnasher Superior

by CMcDougall
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Gnasher Superior
Replies: 6
Views: 305

Re: Gnasher Superior

/\ yes Bill, need a working .CSW first, then can make a hqUef

saying that, the Atom ones don't work but hqUef does #-o :lol:

again DaveE, post them on (same addy), sure I asked in another thread (&ones for Lee too) but you did not reply :(
by CMcDougall
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Which cassette drive for Acorn Atom
Replies: 15
Views: 273

Re: Which cassette drive for Acorn Atom

elk is short for electron!

yes playing .WAV files from laptop to atom works, again play out laptop at 66%
by CMcDougall
Sun Oct 06, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Which cassette drive for Acorn Atom
Replies: 15
Views: 273

Re: Which cassette drive for Acorn Atom

as long as it's got a Ear out, your good to go with the elk player!
it goes to a 5pin din on the atom side, play out player at 65+%
by CMcDougall
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread
Replies: 74
Views: 2159

Re: Cambridge Sept 2019 archiving thread

/\ I sent a PM 5days ago, still in outbox....
by CMcDougall
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings from Fife
Replies: 14
Views: 340

Re: Greetings from Fife

welcome M :)

just over the new bridge from you, I preferred the old one :lol:
by CMcDougall
Thu Oct 03, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Knight Orc (Level 9) ... yes, it actually exists!
Replies: 40
Views: 4638

Re: Knight Orc (Level 9) ... yes, it actually exists!

now, this DID crease me up : "ADFS is slow" :lol:
boConv d a.png
but for peeps that like really snail slow junk #-o
by CMcDougall
Thu Oct 03, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: German Electron?
Replies: 11
Views: 235

Re: German Electron?

One of the 4x 8k rams will blow up, bottom right, how I fixed mine!

the 6502 & OS1 is soldered straight to board (like iss4) mine in sockets for fault finding :|
by CMcDougall
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: German Electron?
Replies: 11
Views: 235

Re: German Electron?

just basically a UK Issue6

The RGB Scart to TV is brighter (same as beeb) not like issues 2&4.
by CMcDougall
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Germany
Replies: 7
Views: 213

Re: Hello from Germany

welcome TH :)

don't steal my sunbeds!
by CMcDougall
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Why Is E-Bay Showing Me Other People's Recently Viewed Items?
Replies: 18
Views: 580

Re: Why Is E-Bay Showing Me Other People's Recently Viewed Items?

^again probably just a tax dodge, so can bounce loss / profit against each of the 'same' companies [-X

"we recommend PPal" , "free upto £1 total sale fee" .....wa@%ers :evil:
by CMcDougall
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Knight Orc (Level 9) ... yes, it actually exists!
Replies: 40
Views: 4638

Re: Knight Orc (Level 9) ... yes, it actually exists!

I completed it too .... :^o
ko29.png
ko28C.png
here is it on a DSD, so no need to keep swapping Game & Picture disc from drive0 8)
by CMcDougall
Wed Oct 02, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Why Is E-Bay Showing Me Other People's Recently Viewed Items?
Replies: 18
Views: 580

Re: Why Is E-Bay Showing Me Other People's Recently Viewed Items?

do you have one of those stupid Alexa mono speakers?? If so it's a spy :shock: so bin it, if not already done so :lol:

saying that Ian, if you did your eBay would be full of tea bags, strainers & tea pots! 8)
by CMcDougall
Tue Oct 01, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2790
Views: 268840

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

fixItOS, Who is this ??? https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ACORN-BBC-Micro-B-Electron-Games-Apps-OS-and-More-Download-Today/293240358606?_trkparms=ispr%3D1&hash=item44467cc6ce:g:dlsAAOSwM0VdklVc Is it just someone hoovering up Everybodies hard work on this forum & selling it :evil: :twisted: :evil: :x or h...
by CMcDougall
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Viglen Utilities Disc 3.05
Replies: 3
Views: 578

Re: Viglen Utilities Disc 3.05

I uploaded that years ago, well before attachment s on forum, as the screen pics on Ian's site are familiar. Will look for it on lappy to see if my version is newer.....
by CMcDougall
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: 100 Programs for the BBC micro by John Gordon
Replies: 21
Views: 558

Re: 100 Programs for the BBC micro by John Gordon

/\ that agrees with my pics of the actual tape :wink:
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Southampton
Replies: 13
Views: 428

Re: Hello from Southampton

welcome H :)
by CMcDougall
Sat Sep 28, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Poughkeepsie, NY
Replies: 12
Views: 306

Re: Hello from Poughkeepsie, NY

welcome D :)
by CMcDougall
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: 100 Programs - John Gordon 1983
Replies: 1
Views: 1145

Re: 100 Programs - John Gordon 1983

viewtopic.php?f=7&t=17956#p249366

Paul found the book, so now has instructions 8)