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by martinw
Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Post pictures of your beeb setup
Replies: 231
Views: 38160

Re: Post pictures of your beeb setup

Unfortunately not, this one with transistors in it from 1958 is though ... IMG_5149.JPG This capacitor let out a lot of wax when I managed to turn it on (it's full of valves). IMG_5151.JPG Once I've swapped out the capacitors in it, I'm hoping it eventually will though (it dates from about 1954). M...
by martinw
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: other vintage hardware, software and languages
Topic: Four Phase System ICs
Replies: 2
Views: 507

Re: Four Phase System ICs

Thanks for that the MIT page looks very interesting, not seen that before =D>

Martin
by martinw
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: other vintage hardware, software and languages
Topic: Four Phase System ICs
Replies: 2
Views: 507

Four Phase System ICs

A nice little addition to my collection.
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Any information appreciated.
by martinw
Sun Oct 13, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: other vintage hardware, software and languages
Topic: Show us your retro computers
Replies: 103
Views: 12617

Re: Show us your retro computers

DOS or CP/M sir :?: :D
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Martin
by martinw
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: other vintage hardware, software and languages
Topic: Show us your retro computers
Replies: 103
Views: 12617

Re: Show us your retro computers

Some more piccies and a video 😁
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https://youtu.be/zLnT715eABo

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Martin
by martinw
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: other vintage hardware, software and languages
Topic: Show us your retro computers
Replies: 103
Views: 12617

Re: Show us your retro computers

Nice to see some old operating systems running on old hardware 😁

https://youtu.be/HMujpBCsgFI

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Martin
by martinw
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: other vintage hardware, software and languages
Topic: Early 70s Calculators
Replies: 53
Views: 7917

Re: Early 70s Calculators

Latest addition to my collection, looking good with its pals :D Casio AS-8a Casio AS-8a.JPG Calculators.jpg The HD3272 has a date code of December 1971 (I think) so pretty early. HD3272 Dec 1971.JPG Casio AS-8a open.jpg Calculating looks pretty cool, where the display goes garbled for a short time (...
by martinw
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: general
Topic: Remarkable videos recently posted on Youtube
Replies: 355
Views: 55766

Re: Remarkable videos recently posted on Youtube

Matt Godbolt's talk at CppCon 2019 about Compiler Explorer is quite interesting if the internals/behind the scenes of compilers & Compiler Explorer appeal. I use CE with the GCC 6502... sadly op-code highlighting still hasn't been fully implemented. A simple oversight I am sure... https://youtu.be/...
by martinw
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: Peartree ROM board
Replies: 7
Views: 1302

Re: Peartree ROM board

Pernod wrote:
Mon Oct 07, 2019 8:56 pm
martinw wrote:
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:27 pm
I have something similar with fitting instructions ...
Do you still have this, and could you archive the disc?
Aye, will do :)

Martin
by martinw
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: acorn atom and acorn system series
Topic: A slightly dog-eared Atom
Replies: 32
Views: 2957

Re: A slightly dog-eared Atom

Well done =D> I'm glad we're getting together a decent body of knowledge/experience and the (new) parts to fix these things more easily 8) BTW how did you get on with getting the springs back in, I remember faffing about for ages with the scalpel trying to pre-tension/turn them in the holes before i...
by martinw
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Acorn BBC / Z80 / Electron for sale - SOLD
Replies: 5
Views: 799

Re: Acorn BBC / Z80 / Electron for sale

0xC0DE wrote:
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:14 pm
Very tempting... * looks at his own attic * [-X
Same position, my house is nearly full #-o

Well as full as my wife will allow :lol:

Martin
by martinw
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 6048
Views: 637261

Re: Today I received.....

tricky wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:20 pm
martinw wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:05 pm
A radio from the 1930s, weighs a bloody ton!
That'll be those three gold bars inside :lol:
:lol:
by martinw
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 6048
Views: 637261

Re: Today I received.....

danielj wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:28 am
It's a radio, no?

d.
Aye, from about 1930, how far we have come in the last 100 years, not long before this it was cats whisker type stuff :shock:
by martinw
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 6048
Views: 637261

Re: Today I received.....

vanpeebles wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:10 am
When the box lid was opened, was it like that bit on Raiders of the Lost Ark?? :lol:
:lol:
by martinw
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 6048
Views: 637261

Re: Today I received.....

jonb wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:36 am
But.. what is it?

"New Music Magnet"?
A radio from the 1930s, weighs a bloody ton!
by martinw
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 6048
Views: 637261

Re: Today I received.....

flaxcottage wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:32 pm
Now that is something special. :mrgreen: =D>
Certainly is, pretty good nick too :D
by martinw
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 6048
Views: 637261

Re: Today I received.....

geraldholdsworth wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:46 pm
martinw wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:39 pm
My 52nd Birthday present (a bit early) =D>
'Early' as in days early, or 'early' as in years early?
:D
:D I wish it was years early, unfortunately it’s only a couple of weeks early :( :D
by martinw
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 6048
Views: 637261

Re: Today I received.....

My 52nd Birthday present (a bit early) =D>

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Martin
by martinw
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: other vintage hardware, software and languages
Topic: Vintage Collections
Replies: 57
Views: 5431

Re: Vintage Collections

trixster wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 9:37 pm
I made a quick (bad) video of the machines in my collection

https://youtu.be/oa4kj80w8rI
I like the video =D>

Martin
by martinw
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: other vintage hardware, software and languages
Topic: Vintage Collections
Replies: 57
Views: 5431

Re: Vintage Collections

trixster wrote:
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:23 pm
All my kit is all out and hooked up but I’ve now reached saturation point. Swmbo would kill me if I continued collecting :o
Me too :( need a bigger house really ... I like to have everything I have on show so I can see them, touch them, on occasion use them :D

Martin
by martinw
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: other vintage hardware, software and languages
Topic: Vintage Collections
Replies: 57
Views: 5431

Re: Vintage Collections

A few more bits and bobs, I aim to catalogue everything eventually, maybe when I retire :lol:
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Martin :D
by martinw
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: wanted
Topic: Wanted: Atom key posts / ] key
Replies: 30
Views: 2538

Re: Wanted: Atom key posts / ] key

Like these ... https://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=7773&p=79837&hilit=atom+keys#p79837 https://stardot.org.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=5526 Martin Exactly like those. I promise I will try to reproduce these in .STL format for 3D printing, as I'm in posession of digital calipers and ...
by martinw
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: other vintage hardware, software and languages
Topic: Vintage Collections
Replies: 57
Views: 5431

Re: Vintage Collections

Picture paints a thousand words, here's a few thousand words :) IMG_5385.JPG IMG_5160.JPG Master and Apple II.JPG IMG_5471.JPG 4618440E-7761-4350-B81E-2066B0B3E025.jpeg CFE6A87F-14FC-4CBF-9CBE-0C58C2C6612C.jpeg E1C4C286-6531-4810-91E8-F3F1DFEBF9C3.jpeg BC61469C-0C1E-4596-80BE-5AB5CEF22421.jpeg 93359...
by martinw
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: other vintage hardware, software and languages
Topic: Early 70s Calculators
Replies: 53
Views: 7917

Re: Early 70s Calculators

Sharp Micro Compet - Working =D> I have the definitely not -Micro Compet 361 . The keyboard is a bit sticky, but I haven't found time to debug/clean it. It's not IC-based, though. The niftiest desktop calculator I've used is a Friden EC-132 : vector-scan CRT display and a keyboard with a physical l...
by martinw
Wed Aug 21, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: other vintage hardware, software and languages
Topic: Early 70s Calculators
Replies: 53
Views: 7917

Re: Early 70s Calculators

Rapidman 800 containing ...
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... one of the first calculators on a chip MK5010 from April 1972. Still going strong too =D>
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:D

Martin
by martinw
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: general
Topic: Remarkable videos recently posted on Youtube
Replies: 355
Views: 55766

Re: Remarkable videos recently posted on Youtube

Thank you for that, wow what a collection!

Cheers,

Martin
by martinw
Wed Jun 26, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Sound Byte Recorder for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 836

Re: Sound Byte Recorder for Sale

Arrived today, works a treat, thank you :D

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https://youtu.be/4qxjKOtCH6Y

Martin
by martinw
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Sound Byte Recorder for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 836

Re: Sound Byte Recorder for Sale

Sounds good Dave, thank you.

Martin
by martinw
Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Sound Byte Recorder for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 836

Re: Sound Byte Recorder for Sale

I’ll take it Dave, if nobody else has a hankering for it.

Martin

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