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by daveejhitchins
Thu Jan 23, 2020 6:29 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: A5000 woes
Replies: 31
Views: 2261

Re: A5000 woes

Phil . . . This may assist with the wiring: Loctite 382 TAK PAK Super Glue - gives fast, secure results - a little better that sticky tape! :lol:

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Wed Jan 22, 2020 7:30 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: 128K banked flash ROM cartridge
Replies: 15
Views: 1626

Re: 128K banked flash ROM cartridge

Remklep wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:23 pm
Dave,

Any chance I could also get a copy of the STL files so I can print some myself please?

Danny
Danny . . . Drop me another PM next week when ABUG is another great memory! I'd not forgotten, but I may :?

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:42 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Some Useful (?) Semis found in the loft - Free to UK - P&P other countries
Replies: 8
Views: 492

Re: Some Useful (?) Semis found in the loft - Free to UK - P&P other countries

Bryce wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:34 am
Envelope long gone due to over-tidy wife. Let me know or just make up some random price. :D

Bryce.
£55.276 - Random enough? Or . . . Happy birthday :D

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from exotic Coventry UK
Replies: 13
Views: 289

Re: Hello from exotic Coventry UK

Welcome to the Forum, Neal . . . Enjoy . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Some Useful (?) Semis found in the loft - Free to UK - P&P other countries
Replies: 8
Views: 492

Re: Some Useful (?) Semis found in the loft - Free to UK - P&P other countries

Bryce wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:46 pm
Hi Dave,
they just arrived without warning :D What do I owe you for postage?

Bryce.
Whatever's on the envelope, if you're OK with that?

Let me know if you didn't keep the envelope - I keep do all the PO receipts - somewhere!

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Electron with odd video issue
Replies: 40
Views: 725

Re: Electron with odd video issue

Quoting myself since I hate repeating myself more than I have to but, since I guess people just miss this one, thoughts? Well, it wasn't missed - if you check the number of views it's over 500! But people tend to only answer if they can add something . . . I usually wait until there's more informat...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Electron with odd video issue
Replies: 40
Views: 725

Re: Electron with odd video issue

The only source of a ula is another Electron. Sometimes Dave Hitchins has spares. Have you tried tweaking VC1? It's part of the video timing circuit... I do have ULAs, however, I also have quite a number of Electrons waiting for UEUs :roll: I'm hoping that once the UEU is up and running there can b...
by daveejhitchins
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Barcelona
Replies: 6
Views: 263

Re: Hello from Barcelona

Welcome to the Forum, Lazaro . . . Enjoy . . .

There are lots of threads for you to read about how to fix your Beeb - and plenty of help if you get stuck - good luck and keep us informed of your progress . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:46 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Buy/Sell area - Furious
Replies: 7
Views: 395

Re: Buy/Sell area - Furious

Use the 'Envelope' Contact us at the bottom of every page to contact admin . . . Hope you get it sorted!

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Electron Elite disk image.
Replies: 14
Views: 543

Re: Electron Elite disk image.

DFS E00 - would work - Slogger's Pegasus or my AP3!

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: *SAY "HELLO STARDOT"
Replies: 13
Views: 305

Re: *SAY "HELLO STARDOT"

Welcome to the Forum, Martin . . . Enjoy . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello to all 8-bit lovers of retro tech
Replies: 10
Views: 243

Re: Hello to all 8-bit lovers of retro tech

Welcome to the Forum, Danny . . . Enjoy . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Acorn Art Thread
Replies: 1006
Views: 74196

Re: Acorn Art Thread

Pernod wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:09 pm
daveejhitchins wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:22 am
I think it's the Skipton Viaduct with some of the hills removed to let the sun be seen :roll:
There is no viaduct in Skipton, though Googling 'Skipton viaduct' gives you Ribblehead which is miles away.
Near enough, in Galactic terms . . . 8)

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Acorn Art Thread
Replies: 1006
Views: 74196

Re: Acorn Art Thread

Love the Viaduct and Alien Dusk - Although (here we go again) . . . I think it's the Skipton Viaduct with some of the hills removed to let the sun be seen :roll: And Alien Dusk - surely there should be a lone Indian (Alien Indian :shock: ) on a horse in there? :lol: Indian.png Keep them coming, bril...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jan 11, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Change my username?
Replies: 8
Views: 442

Re: Change my username?

Welcome to the Forum, Paul . . . Enjoy . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi
Replies: 10
Views: 242

Re: Hi

Welcome to the Forum, Adam . . . Enjoy . . .

I saved up my paper round money Goodness - that must have been some paper round :shock:

More recently I've acquired a BBC Micro Model B and Acorn Electron. =D>

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Some Useful (?) Semis found in the loft - Free to UK - P&P other countries
Replies: 8
Views: 492

Re: Some Useful (?) Semis found in the loft - Free to UK - P&P other countries

Bryce wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:51 am
Hi Dave,
I'd be definitely interested in the X9313 and LTC1872, but if no-one else states interest, I'd take all the op-amps too. :)

Bryce.
Thanks, Bryce . . . Parts now tagged with you name. Still at the same address?

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Wed Jan 08, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Some Useful (?) Semis found in the loft - Free to UK - P&P other countries
Replies: 8
Views: 492

Some Useful (?) Semis found in the loft - Free to UK - P&P other countries

If there's only one request for any one part you'll get the whole quantity for that part (I'm not counting them! More than 20 less than 100 - probably!) otherwise shared out . . . All surface mount parts! I'll wait a week before sending out or putting them on eBay. X9313 - datasheet . Digitally Cont...
by daveejhitchins
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Picked up dead ELK
Replies: 14
Views: 449

Re: Picked up dead ELK

Funnily enough, I'm in the process of repairing (at least attempting) two Electrons for a Forum member . . . The first one (issue 4) I thought would be easy :? as I noticed that there were two of the ULA socket pins broken - Pah! It also had duff ULA. The second (issue 6) is a little more of a chall...
by daveejhitchins
Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Perth, Australia
Replies: 10
Views: 219

Re: Hi from Perth, Australia

Welcome to the Forum, Phil . . . Enjoy . . .

having an Acorn Electron as a child =D>

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Acorn Art Thread
Replies: 1006
Views: 74196

Re: Acorn Art Thread

pixelblip wrote:
Sun Jan 05, 2020 10:14 am
Monolith
Nah! . . . It should have square edges and be black and shiny [-X

But I must mention, apart from the above :roll: , I'm sure you're getting better =D>

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Wanted: Acorn Electron mains adaptor (UK/EU)
Replies: 17
Views: 354

Re: Wanted: Acorn Electron mains adaptor (UK/EU)

Thanks Gav! I have never seen that kind of mains adaptor. I am looking for the beige UK block or for one similar to my original German Electron adaptor (see picture). So Dave you're in luck! Thanks for the offer though Gav! Okay Kelvin, no trouble. In that case, Dave, you just bagged yourself a new...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jan 04, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: emulators
Topic: MAME: IDE/SCSI and other large storage devices
Replies: 32
Views: 872

Re: MAME: IDE and other large storage devices

Thanks, any idea who made it? Have you dumped the ROM, though I guess it's ADFS 1.03? Dave (Arcadian) did tell me who made it - But I don't remember - I'm sure he'll be along soon with the answer. I'll dump the ROM and post it here - I suspect you'll be right: A hacked version of ADFS - Must see if...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Wanted: Acorn Electron mains adaptor (UK/EU)
Replies: 17
Views: 354

Re: Wanted: Acorn Electron mains adaptor (UK/EU)

gidandridge wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:11 pm
Planning a move to the continent Dave? :shock:
No, but I have a German Electron :D

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: New member saying hi
Replies: 18
Views: 347

Re: New member saying hi

Welcome to the Forum, adam1977 . . . Enjoy . . .

Any idea what the bit-on-the-back is?

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: Wanted: Acorn Electron mains adaptor (UK/EU)
Replies: 17
Views: 354

Re: Wanted: Acorn Electron mains adaptor (UK/EU)

Hi Kelvin, Did you want to take this off my hands at the ABUG in a few weeks? Not much use to me in the UK. :wink: It came with my Elk when I got it. I'm assuming this is what the Elk's sold to the continent were originally supplied with? Gav. If Kelvin doesn't want this (?) - I would, please :mrgr...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: emulators
Topic: MAME: Click (and other large ROMs)
Replies: 106
Views: 7074

Re: MAME: Click (and other large ROMs)

I serviced a Slogger Click cartridge for a user a few years ago. The PCB used in that Click cartridge had a fair few differences compared to an unused Slogger 'Click' PCB that I got from Dave (Arcadian). Don't suppose you noted the differences? Would the owner of the Click be willing to do some rev...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: emulators
Topic: MAME: IDE/SCSI and other large storage devices
Replies: 32
Views: 872

Re: MAME: IDE and other large storage devices

daveejhitchins wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:59 am
Pernod wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:54 pm
Are there any IDE interfaces available for the Electron?
I have one that Dave (Arcadian) loaned me - Unfortunately, I've not had time to look at it in detail . . .
Here are some photos . . .
IMG_0246.jpg
It's a XC9572 . . .
IMG_0247.jpg
IMG_0249.jpg
IMG_0248.jpg

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Tue Dec 31, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: emulators
Topic: MAME: IDE/SCSI and other large storage devices
Replies: 32
Views: 872

Re: MAME: IDE and other large storage devices

Pernod wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:54 pm
Are there any IDE interfaces available for the Electron?
I have one that Dave (Arcadian) loaned me - Unfortunately, I've not had time to look at it in detail . . .

Anyone up for the job?

Dave H :D