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by riscknight
Mon Mar 31, 2014 7:36 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: SOLD - Acorn StrongARM RiscPC (Top Spec!)
Replies: 4
Views: 2031

Re: FOR SALE - Acorn StrongARM RiscPC ( Top Spec! )

Garrettimus wrote:Wow! It's very impressive! =D>
Thank You!
by riscknight
Fri Mar 28, 2014 12:31 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: SOLD - Acorn StrongARM RiscPC (Top Spec!)
Replies: 4
Views: 2031

Re: FOR SALE - Acorn StrongARM RiscPC ( Top Spec! )

It kinda looks like one of the RiscPCs that I have. I like it... PM sent pending questions.
by riscknight
Wed Dec 25, 2013 11:45 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year everyone...
Replies: 17
Views: 1664

Re: Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year everyone...

Merry Christmas Everyone!
by riscknight
Tue Aug 20, 2013 2:48 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: My small collection of classic British computers
Replies: 165
Views: 21177

Re: My small collection of classic British computers

Garrettimus wrote:At last! I got myself an Atom thanks to Mark. I also bought the AtoMMC a while ago and Mark had it installed.
Congrats. Looks awesome... I think it is time for me as well to buy a BBC and later an Atom; Mark does an amazing job.

Enjoy you Atom!

Regards.
by riscknight
Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:49 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOLPRICE
Replies: 2950
Views: 276648

Re: LOLPRICE

Fancy an empty Iyonix, RAM unknown ? You can / can't errhh don't know :?: ask questions, but honestly the best you can do is buy it =D> You know, it' like a RISC PC btw, one can wonder why Castle spent so much time and money designing it ... :mrgreen: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Castle-Iyonix-RiscOS-...
by riscknight
Mon Aug 12, 2013 6:21 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOLPRICE
Replies: 2950
Views: 276648

Re: LOLPRICE

*some of the seller's words translated* Acorn A3010 = 500 € ( *extremely rare* propably it was never available in Greece; works perfectly except the vertical lines that you see on the screen when you connect it to a VGA monitor. Acorn RiscPC 700 = 1000 € ( *extremely rare* propably it was never avai...
by riscknight
Sat Aug 10, 2013 1:51 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5490
Views: 441681

Re: Today I recieved.....

2 RiscPCs with 1208.000 i3 motherboards, RO 4.39 ROMs, 2 SARPs ( 233MHz ) and 2 x 2 MB VRAM. I replaced the CMOS batteries, added RAM and verified that everything worked with no problems. Both of them will be used for RO 5.20 When this time comes - propably by next week - everything will be cleaned ...
by riscknight
Sat Aug 10, 2013 1:08 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Why are you here?
Replies: 24
Views: 2952

Re: Why are you here?

For The Love Of Acorn Computers...
by riscknight
Tue Aug 06, 2013 4:17 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: What is the average age on here??
Replies: 276
Views: 30174

Re: What is the average age on here??

I'm 42...
by riscknight
Tue Aug 06, 2013 1:59 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5490
Views: 441681

Re: Today I recieved.....

4 white 3-button PS/2 mice ( attached to their mousepads ). I wanted to find something different for the IYONIX PCs I have and these mice caught my attention. They are attached to their mousepads and it takes only a couple of minutes to get used to them. They are great to work with and they cost onl...
by riscknight
Tue Aug 06, 2013 10:57 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5490
Views: 441681

Re: Today I recieved.....

Nice bike Martin; you'll propably see a photo of my Buell within a couple of days - off topic, sorry guys for that but, bikes have their own magic just like retro computers do. p.s. Scotland is magnificent. One of my best friend is married and lives in Edinburgh and this winter I'll visit him for a...
by riscknight
Mon Aug 05, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5490
Views: 441681

Re: Today I recieved.....

CMcDougall wrote:don't you mean Rain :lol:
You're right but, no matter how strange this might sound... :shock:

I do love *winter*, cold weather and rain.
by riscknight
Mon Aug 05, 2013 4:21 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5490
Views: 441681

Re: Today I recieved.....

Cobalt blue skys, I was sweating my proverbials off in my leathers :lol:, but it was worth it, stretching 175 or so ponnies legs up by the Lecht was awesome. I don't get down as far as Perth on the bike much, but pass through in the car, across that ace bridge on the A90, every so often. We haven't...
by riscknight
Sun Jun 23, 2013 3:42 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: PS/2 keyboard and mouse to Archimedes adapter
Replies: 21
Views: 5102

Re: PS/2 keyboard and mouse to Archimedes adapter

Looks very promising.

Well Done.
by riscknight
Sun Jun 02, 2013 3:18 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FOR SALE: Iyonix 80GB 128MB with Aemulor Pro
Replies: 5
Views: 2067

Re: FOR SALE: Iyonix 80GB 128MB with Aemulor Pro

tamias wrote:Only 4 hours left!

Mark
Waiting in anticipation to receive it.

I told you we would be in touch...
by riscknight
Fri May 24, 2013 8:00 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FOR SALE: Iyonix 80GB 128MB with Aemulor Pro
Replies: 5
Views: 2067

Re: FOR SALE: Iyonix 80GB 128MB with Aemulor Pro

I would like to ask you what power supply you chose as a replacement and if the IYONIX has any marks, scratches or any other "issues" in general that a potential *UK* buyer should be aware of - since you only ship to UK. Best Regards. Hi, The power supply was from eBuyer and was recommended on the ...
by riscknight
Fri May 24, 2013 7:14 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FOR SALE: Iyonix 80GB 128MB with Aemulor Pro
Replies: 5
Views: 2067

Re: FOR SALE: Iyonix 80GB 128MB with Aemulor Pro

Hi everyone, I'm selling my beloved Iyonix PC due to an impending move abroad. It's in its original box (and still working, of course!), specs are: 128MB RAM, 80GB HDD, RO 5.10 and it comes with a registered copy of Aemulor Pro. There is also lots of other software (some commercial and boxed too). ...
by riscknight
Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:54 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Cancer
Replies: 16
Views: 1624

Re: Cancer

Really Sorry to read about your loss.

My Condolences For Your Uncle Marcus & May He Rest In Peace. I also hope that your other uncle will be cured.

Be Well, Be Healthy, Have Faith & Pray.
by riscknight
Thu Dec 13, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Raspberry Pi Play Thread
Replies: 91
Views: 14297

Re: Raspberry Pi Play Thread

You might find the following interesting.

http://www.instructables.com/id/LapPi-A ... i-Netbook/
by riscknight
Sat Nov 10, 2012 7:05 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Risc PC revival
Replies: 5
Views: 1123

Re: Risc PC revival

I recently obtained a two-slice Risc PC (StrongARM) with 10bT network card, Wild Vision Chroma 300 podule, SCSI podule and Acorn VGA monitor which had moderate CMOS battery leakage over the board :-( Sorry to hear that to begin with; you'de be surprised though to know how many had "issues" with bat...
by riscknight
Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:03 pm
Forum: software
Topic: Demoscene.
Replies: 1
Views: 1002

Demoscene.

Best Demoscene productions from Acorn, to Raspberry Pi.

http://www.pouet.net/prodlist.php?platf ... &x=25&y=13
by riscknight
Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: What's it going to go for?
Replies: 7
Views: 1168

Re: What's it going to go for?

Propably between 500 - 600 UKP?

Still way too much for its condition.
by riscknight
Tue Sep 18, 2012 12:35 pm
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: RISC OS London Show / Sat 27 Oct 2012 / Feltham
Replies: 6
Views: 2145

Re: RISC OS London Show / Sat 27 Oct 2012 / Feltham

....the behavior of all 13.983.816 combinations in LOTTO 6/49 would be of interest? Ahh, so once the jackpot rolls over that amount, I just need to buy £13,983,816 worth of tickets to be in profit? :-k But what if the jackopt is shared....? #-o :shock: perhaps I was misanderstood... It would be app...
by riscknight
Thu Sep 13, 2012 6:20 pm
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: RISC OS London Show / Sat 27 Oct 2012 / Feltham
Replies: 6
Views: 2145

Re: RISC OS London Show / Sat 27 Oct 2012 / Feltham

This year's RISC OS London Show will be taking place on Saturday 27th October 2012, returning again to the St Giles Hotel in Feltham. The show promises to have probably the widest choice of RISC OS supporting hardware for many years, from the now 1GHz ARMini and the super-fast Pandaboard, to the su...
by riscknight
Wed Sep 12, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: My small collection of classic British computers
Replies: 165
Views: 21177

Re: My small collection of classic British computers

Congrats for your "collection"... The "ORIC" brought back wonderful memories... and all the frustration when I was trying to make a "demo" similar to a bird flying I've seen on the ATMOS. Never had a Master Compact - although always wanted to buy one; it sure does look to be in great condition. Only...
by riscknight
Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:35 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: IYONIX PC Color Laser Printers
Replies: 2
Views: 753

Re: IYONIX PC Color Laser Printers

I'll use a Xerox 3119 which is also a a scanner for a few days ( with a PC and Mac ); it is only black & white though, but I'll propably have it for free if I like it. If the results are as expected, I will try to find an 8400s.

Thank you Mark.
by riscknight
Thu Sep 06, 2012 3:24 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: IYONIX PC Color Laser Printers
Replies: 2
Views: 753

IYONIX PC Color Laser Printers

I would like to ask if any IYONIX users have a color laser printer that they use and would recommend, since I will *soon* need to buy one and replace the inkjet I have. I never had any problems with HP whatsoever and I found an HP Color LaserJet 2500L from a friend who is no longer using it. I belie...
by riscknight
Wed Sep 05, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: retrocomputers.gr
Replies: 2
Views: 752

Re: retrocomputers.gr

The owner of retrocomputers.gr has done a great job regarding his "museum".

I thought it should be of interest to most of you.