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by martinw
Sun Oct 13, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Show us your retro computers
Replies: 103
Views: 8481

Re: Show us your retro computers

DOS or CP/M sir :?: :D
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Martin
by martinw
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Show us your retro computers
Replies: 103
Views: 8481

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 5:15 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Show us your retro computers
Replies: 103
Views: 8481

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 5:42 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Early 70s Calculators
Replies: 53
Views: 5348

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 9:08 am
Forum: general
Topic: Remarkable videos recently posted on Youtube
Replies: 281
Views: 33185

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 7:58 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Peartree ROM board
Replies: 7
Views: 889

Re: Peartree ROM board

Pernod wrote: ↑
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:56 pm
martinw wrote: ↑
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:27 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 2:48 pm
Forum: acorn atom and system
Topic: A slightly dog-eared Atom
Replies: 30
Views: 1006

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 7:51 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Acorn BBC / Z80 / Electron for sale - SOLD
Replies: 5
Views: 413

Re: Acorn BBC / Z80 / Electron for sale

0xC0DE wrote: ↑
Sun Sep 15, 2019 4:14 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 8:01 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5487
Views: 441002

Re: Today I received.....

tricky wrote: ↑
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:20 pm
martinw wrote: ↑
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:05 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 1:07 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5487
Views: 441002

Re: Today I received.....

danielj wrote: ↑
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:28 am
It's a radio, no?

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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 1:06 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5487
Views: 441002

Re: Today I received.....

vanpeebles wrote: ↑
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:10 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 1:05 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5487
Views: 441002

Re: Today I received.....

jonb wrote: ↑
Thu Sep 12, 2019 7:36 am
But.. what is it?

"New Music Magnet"?
A radio from the 1930s, weighs a bloody ton!
by martinw
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5487
Views: 441002

Re: Today I received.....

flaxcottage wrote: ↑
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:32 pm
Now that is something special. :mrgreen: =D>
Certainly is, pretty good nick too :D
by martinw
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5487
Views: 441002

Re: Today I received.....

geraldholdsworth wrote: ↑
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:46 pm
martinw wrote: ↑
Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:39 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 5:39 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5487
Views: 441002

Re: Today I received.....

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

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Martin
by martinw
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Vintage Collections
Replies: 57
Views: 2928

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 6:04 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Vintage Collections
Replies: 57
Views: 2928

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 5:45 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Vintage Collections
Replies: 57
Views: 2928

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 7:56 am
Forum: wanted
Topic: Wanted: Atom key posts / ] key
Replies: 30
Views: 1123

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 10:55 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Vintage Collections
Replies: 57
Views: 2928

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 6:59 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Early 70s Calculators
Replies: 53
Views: 5348

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 12:55 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Early 70s Calculators
Replies: 53
Views: 5348

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 8:18 am
Forum: general
Topic: Remarkable videos recently posted on Youtube
Replies: 281
Views: 33185

Re: Remarkable videos recently posted on Youtube

Thank you for that, wow what a collection!

Cheers,

Martin
by martinw
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Sound Byte Recorder for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 496

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 6:18 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Sound Byte Recorder for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 496

Re: Sound Byte Recorder for Sale

Sounds good Dave, thank you.

Martin
by martinw
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Sound Byte Recorder for Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 496

Re: Sound Byte Recorder for Sale

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

Martin
by martinw
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings from Scotland
Replies: 18
Views: 1066

Re: Greetings from Scotland

Welcome, our Scottish contingent continues to grow =D>

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Martin
by martinw
Sat Jun 15, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Thermionic Valves
Replies: 81
Views: 6110

Re: Thermionic Valves

Two more quite early valves acquired. Ediswan AR http://www.r-type.org/exhib/aaj0061.htm Aeriotron WD11 https://www.radiomuseum.org/tubes/tube_wd11.html B2F1CCC0-525C-4CB2-9773-36D11C5A79A9.jpeg Two pretty full shelves of electronic history 😎 BCABF5E8-1EEB-4FF7-ABA3-5294EC18AFB3.jpeg Martin 😁
by martinw
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Intel 4004 Commemorative Clock
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Re: Intel 4004 Commemorative Clock

Apparently given to Intel employees in 1996 to commemorate 25 years since the introduction of the 4004 processor. I've programmed one of those (it was the CPU in a Pro-Log PROM programmer)! What sticks in my mind are the unusual mnemonics, like FIM for 'Fetch Immediate' and FIN for 'Fetch Indirect'...