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by topcat96
Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Disc or Disk. Silly-Season debate.
Replies: 93
Views: 1431

Re: Disc or Disk. Silly-Season debate.

It's DISC ... because the letter C is closer to S than K is on a standard QWERTY keyboard :lol:
by topcat96
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: My spare BBC B
Replies: 0
Views: 185

FS: My spare BBC B

I need the space so it has to go ... BBC Model B - Great condition, nice and clean with ashtray intact and no ex-school markings of any kind Power Supply Capacitors recently replaced Acorn 1770 DFS fitted Sound / Volume mod done IFEL 8 Bank RAM/ROM Expansion Board c/w switchable On/Off battery backu...
by topcat96
Tue Aug 27, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Electron Cumana Utilities disc
Replies: 7
Views: 767

Re: Electron Cumana Utilities disc

CJEMicros has a copy for sale if you can't locate it anywhere else.

http://www.cjemicros.co.uk/micros/indiv ... =CUM-EUDSH
by topcat96
Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: 3½ inch PC Floppy Drive (internal)
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: 3½ inch PC Floppy Drive (internal)

Sorry Gerald, all cinnamon rolls were claimed within a matter of seconds :lol:
by topcat96
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: 3½ inch PC Floppy Drive (internal)
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: 3½ inch PC Floppy Drive (internal)

I definitely found it ... IT department was scrapping some old PC's so I nabbed the floppy drive at the cost of a cinnamon roll from the local baker :)

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by topcat96
Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: 3½ inch PC Floppy Drive (internal)
Replies: 6
Views: 302

Re: 3½ inch PC Floppy Drive (internal)

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by topcat96
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: 3½ inch PC Floppy Drive (internal)
Replies: 6
Views: 302

3½ inch PC Floppy Drive (internal)

As per the title, must be in good working order. Not bothered about the make, model or colour of the bezel.
by topcat96
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: Joysticks
Replies: 5
Views: 362

Re: FS: Joysticks

jbnbeeb wrote:
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:18 pm
Can I buy the remaining clear competition pro please
PM sent and joystick sold to jbnbeeb :)
by topcat96
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Printer wanted
Replies: 13
Views: 466

Re: Printer wanted

Email sent ... and payment received, thank you \:D/

I believe 25 posts gets you PM ability ... Seems like you're one post short

Don't forget to re-edit your post and remove your email address ...
by topcat96
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Competition Pro Joystick
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Re: Competition Pro Joystick

I just sold one of those ...

If interested, I still have a clear body one available: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=17668
by topcat96
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Printer wanted
Replies: 13
Views: 466

Re: Printer wanted

Rfairman wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 10:27 am
Hi topcat
I'm interested in your oki 9 pin Do you have a price i will of course pay the
full courier cost

Regards
Richard Fairman
£20 for the printer and you pay for the courier ... How's that?
by topcat96
Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Printer wanted
Replies: 13
Views: 466

Re: Printer wanted

How about a 9 pin Oki ML192 (tractor feed paper only) ... I have one sitting in a box doing nothing and a UK power cable with it. Centronics and RS-232 ports on the rear - definitely needs a new ink ribbon Specs and online manual: https://my.okidata.com/MAN192I.NSF/MOCContents/6F0188A704497145852565...
by topcat96
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: Joysticks
Replies: 5
Views: 362

Re: FS: Joysticks

0xC0DE wrote:
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:31 pm
I would like to buy the one on the right please
Black Competition Pro 5000 is sold to 0xC0DE
by topcat96
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: Joysticks
Replies: 5
Views: 362

FS: Joysticks

Competition Pro 5000 Joysticks - Atari 9 pin connectors

Image - SOLD

Image - SOLD

£10 each plus postage
by topcat96
Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: Joysticks
Replies: 5
Views: 362

FS: Joysticks

Another de-cluttering item Brand new, never used. Can be used either left or right-handed at the flick of a switch with autofire function. Fully micro-switched for long lasting durability. Atari 9 pin D connector means they can be used with most computers such as C64, MSX, Spectrum, Atari & Amiga. A...
by topcat96
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: general
Topic: Disc or Disk. Silly-Season debate.
Replies: 93
Views: 1431

Re: Disc or Disk. Silly-Season debate.

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by topcat96
Sat Aug 03, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Last call - 1 item remaining!
Replies: 11
Views: 768

Re: Last call - 1 item remaining!

If the Joystick adapter is still available, the users "Leew" and "tecman" are next on my "next batch waiting list", so maybe contact them directly in case they haven't seen this thread. Bryce. Thank you for the idea :) PM sent to Leew and placed on reserve - If he says no then it's offered to all o...
by topcat96
Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Last call - 1 item remaining!
Replies: 11
Views: 768

Re: Last call - 1 item remaining!

*BUMP

One item left ... See post #1
by topcat96
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: I saw this and thought of you guys ...
Replies: 0
Views: 169

I saw this and thought of you guys ...

If you own a Gotek and have access to a 3D printer, take a look here:

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2878265

And here ...

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3374049
by topcat96
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Windows 10....
Replies: 173
Views: 16590

Re: Windows 10....

Windows 7 on main PC here - I refuse to downgrade to Windows 10 [-X

Linux Mint on laptop :)
by topcat96
Tue Jul 30, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5409
Views: 416796

Re: Today I received.....

very nice 1200 - that a new power supply as well? Also looks like the original hard drive has been replaced with a SD card interface Need to pull my 1200 apart and check the caps plus get it a Gotek mount - like the look of the type you have got - got the drive already. It's an old heavyweight A500...
by topcat96
Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5409
Views: 416796

Re: Today I received.....

My turn ... today I received the following: Commodore Amiga A1200 Blizzard MKIV 1230 Accelerator card running at 50mhz with new FPU & Lithium VL2020 rechargeable battery fitted for the Real Time Clock GOTEK Drive with FlashFloppy version 1.3 software installed. The GOTEK has the blue OLED display ho...
by topcat96
Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5409
Views: 416796

Re: Today I received.....

Lardo Boffin wrote:
Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:13 pm
Thanks topcat!
No problem :D
by topcat96
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Last call - 1 item remaining!
Replies: 11
Views: 768

Re: FS: Various BBC B upgrades

tom_seddon wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:31 am
I'd like the Viglen dual drives please, if still available.

--Tom
PM Sent
by topcat96
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Last call - 1 item remaining!
Replies: 11
Views: 768

Re: FS: Various BBC B upgrades

Diminished wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:28 pm
I would like the Cumana drive and the SD card gizmo if those are still available, please?
PM sent.
by topcat96
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Last call - 1 item remaining!
Replies: 11
Views: 768

Re: FS: Various BBC B upgrades

Prices dropped
by topcat96
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Last call - 1 item remaining!
Replies: 11
Views: 768

Re: FS: Various BBC B upgrades

Lardo Boffin wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:17 pm
Can I go for the matchbox co-proc please?

Thanks. PM sent.

Lardo
Yes you can :)
by topcat96
Thu Jul 25, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Last call - 1 item remaining!
Replies: 11
Views: 768

Re: FS: Various BBC B upgrades

Cumana single 40 track floppy drive - good condition - £27 (SOLD)
Viglen Dual stacked floppy drives 40/80 track - good condition £35 [(SOLD)

All prices include UK P&P. Paypal gift only please.
by topcat96
Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Last call - 1 item remaining!
Replies: 11
Views: 768

Last call - 1 item remaining!

Having a small clear out ... These are spares sitting in my collection doing nothing, so time for them to find new homes. Please note, these have never been used - just purchased and put into storage. Double 9 pin joystick adaptor that plugs into the BBC analogue port - £12 All prices include UK P&P...
by topcat96
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: Marvin the Paranoid Disc Copier
Replies: 5
Views: 422

Re: Marvin the Paranoid Disc Copier

Everywhere I have looked, it comes back as the same .ssd :(

So it has to be a dodgy .ssd that has slipped through the net ... hopefully the OP can come up with a proper and complete one.