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by martinw
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Acorn BBC / Z80 / Electron for sale
Replies: 4
Views: 171

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: 5409
Views: 417132

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: 5409
Views: 417132

Re: Today I received.....

danielj wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:28 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 1:06 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5409
Views: 417132

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: 5409
Views: 417132

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: 5409
Views: 417132

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: 5409
Views: 417132

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: 5409
Views: 417132

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: 2636

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: 2636

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: 2636

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: 26
Views: 573

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: 2636

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: 52
Views: 4844

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: 52
Views: 4844

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: 260
Views: 29281

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: 429

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: 429

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: 429

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: 858

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: 5782

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: 203

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'...
by martinw
Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Intel 4004 Commemorative Clock
Replies: 2
Views: 203

Intel 4004 Commemorative Clock

I received a pretty cool clock today to add to my collection. Apparently given to Intel employees in 1996 to commemorate 25 years since the introduction of the 4004 processor. A6844865-1853-48E2-8444-5FC3237E8A95.jpeg I had a look at the chip die from 1971 under the microscope but saw there was a sm...
by martinw
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5409
Views: 417132

Re: Today I received.....

Lombard RAC Rally for the PC.
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Just about playable on my XT with my IBM joystick :lol:

Martin
by martinw
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Take my money! BNIB BBC Master!
Replies: 14
Views: 962

Re: Take my money! BNIB BBC Master!

balladof32 wrote:
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:58 am
I turned mine into a 512 model , when hell freezes over I'll have a play around with GEMM
It's good fun (for a while :))

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Martin
by martinw
Mon Jun 10, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Take my money! BNIB BBC Master!
Replies: 14
Views: 962

Re: Take my money! BNIB BBC Master!

£200, maybe £250 with a couple of people after it (best guess) :D

Finger in air, although I have one too, which I didn't pay that much for (from memory) but it was a while ago now.

Martin
by martinw
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Some Books I don't need . . . (Gone)
Replies: 12
Views: 571

Re: Some Books I don't need . . . (Gone)

daveejhitchins wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 7:38 pm
martinw wrote:
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:16 pm
I even got a free record player spinning thing =D>
That fell out as I pulled it from the shelf . . . Just popped it back as I haven't needed one of those in about 40 years 8)

Dave H :D
:)
by martinw
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Some Books I don't need . . . (Gone)
Replies: 12
Views: 571

Re: Some Books I don't need . . . (Gone)

Cheers Dave :)

I even got a free record player spinning thing =D>

It reminded me of when the X Wing fighter fell out of my first Star Wars weekly magazine 8)
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Martin
by martinw
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings from Nottingham England!
Replies: 12
Views: 434

Re: Greetings from Nottingham England!

Welcome :)

Martin