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by vanpeebles
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Psion P250 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: Psion P250 ?

The OS is on the Psion, but the P250 looks load a program from the carts.
by vanpeebles
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Psion P250 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: Psion P250 ?

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Psion-Organi ... Sw3nNeHKAS

£20 for an LZ! With datapak, bargain! Then you can code the unlock boot on that and get your other two working :)
by vanpeebles
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Psion P250 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: Psion P250 ?

I still think your best bet is to get a really cheap XP.
by vanpeebles
Tue Jan 21, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Psion P250 ?
Replies: 7
Views: 183

Re: Psion P250 ?

Not again!! :lol:

On that top picture, what other programs are on the menu?
by vanpeebles
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Which soldering iron?
Replies: 20
Views: 432

Re: Which soldering iron?

As someone who used to hate soldering and make complete messes, a good soldering ironmakes all the difference. I'm confident now, and fixed all kinds of stuff with it. I was recommended a Hakko FX-888d on here to be bought via Dancap, and it is wonderful. If you have tons of retro machines, at some ...
by vanpeebles
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi
Replies: 10
Views: 243

Re: Hi

daveejhitchins wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:35 pm
Welcome to the Forum, Adam . . . Enjoy . . .

I saved up my paper round money Goodness - that must have been some paper round :shock:
He looks in his 80's now :lol:
by vanpeebles
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Royal Mail retro video games stamp collection
Replies: 18
Views: 519

Re: Royal Mail retro video games stamp collection

A first class game on a second rate stamp!!
by vanpeebles
Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: MSXVR - The new MSX standart
Replies: 2
Views: 201

Re: MSXVR - The new MSX standart

Looks great! Might beat the Spectrum Next case out! :lol:
by vanpeebles
Sun Jan 05, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: New Cyberpunk Text Adventure Released for Sinclair QL
Replies: 11
Views: 259

Re: New Cyberpunk Text Adventure Released for Sinclair QL

lurkio wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:11 pm
vanpeebles wrote:
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:07 pm
try lrun flp1_boot

make sure in monitor not tv mode on boot up.
Aha! I had to try that several times, but it eventually worked! Thanks.

I'm not hearing any sound though. Should I be?

:?:
How you get on?!
by vanpeebles
Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: New Cyberpunk Text Adventure Released for Sinclair QL
Replies: 11
Views: 259

Re: New Cyberpunk Text Adventure Released for Sinclair QL

try lrun flp1_boot

make sure in monitor not tv mode on boot up.
by vanpeebles
Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: New Cyberpunk Text Adventure Released for Sinclair QL
Replies: 11
Views: 259

Re: New Cyberpunk Text Adventure Released for Sinclair QL

Can you try mounting the qemulator folder version instead? :)
by vanpeebles
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: New Cyberpunk Text Adventure Released for Sinclair QL
Replies: 11
Views: 259

New Cyberpunk Text Adventure Released for Sinclair QL

I finally finished and released my text adventure game for the Sinclair QL. Further details and download here:

https://qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=3072

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by vanpeebles
Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5611
Views: 467399

Re: Today I received.....

Lardo Boffin wrote:
Fri Dec 20, 2019 1:51 pm
A(nother) nice Amstrad CPC 6128 and some games, including Sorcery+.

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That for your Chrismas Box? :D
by vanpeebles
Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: PayPal fees on tax collected by eBay
Replies: 13
Views: 621

Re: PayPal fees on tax collected by eBay

ebay global shipping programme?
by vanpeebles
Tue Nov 12, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Setting up dual drive from single drive and gotek (level of complexity?)
Replies: 17
Views: 899

Re: Setting up dual drive from single drive and gotek (level of complexity?)

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Card-Edge-to-IDC-Connector-Adapter-5-25-to-3-5-Floppy-Cable-HxC-Gotek-34-pin/163481202090?hash=item26103d2daa:g:bEQAAOSwKrRdbCnl I've ordered one of those to hopefully let me use a CPC 3" drive on a Tatung. Might be of some use? Careful, the CPC external drive pushes powe...
by vanpeebles
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Setting up dual drive from single drive and gotek (level of complexity?)
Replies: 17
Views: 899

Re: Setting up dual drive from single drive and gotek (level of complexity?)

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Card-Edge-to ... SwKrRdbCnl

I've ordered one of those to hopefully let me use a CPC 3" drive on a Tatung. Might be of some use?
by vanpeebles
Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Rochdale
Replies: 9
Views: 573

Re: Hi from Rochdale

Oh hai! :lol:
by vanpeebles
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: How to...on a Commodore 64
Replies: 17
Views: 655

Re: How to...on a Commodore 64

I do love the speccy palette, those colours are just about iconic.
by vanpeebles
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5611
Views: 467399

Re: Today I received.....

Half the size if not more! :)
by vanpeebles
Mon Oct 28, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: BBC Micro (non working), other kit and mags, etc.
Replies: 14
Views: 898

Re: BBC Micro (non working), other kit and mags, etc.

Maybe someone down south could collect it and divvy the bits out to everyone, with everyone donating to the British Heart Foundation as requested. I'd be interested in the 3" drives, and 3" disks.
by vanpeebles
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5611
Views: 467399

Re: Today I received.....

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Couple of Tatties in time for tatty picking week :lol:
by vanpeebles
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Tatung Einstein 256 Machine and Information Wanted
Replies: 23
Views: 880

Re: Tatung Einstein 256 Machine and Information Wanted

Starting a Tatung forum, hopefully give this almost forgotten machine a home :)

https://www.robheaton.co.uk/tatung/
by vanpeebles
Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5611
Views: 467399

Re: Today I received.....

Lardo Boffin wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:08 pm
A nice, working Tatung Einstein. Its huge. ZX81 for scale...


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Looks great :D
by vanpeebles
Tue Oct 22, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: software
Topic: Karma - The Flight Trainer
Replies: 23
Views: 1326

Re: Karma - The Flight Trainer

trixster wrote:
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:07 pm
My copy arrived today
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Eye spy Elites and Quake?
by vanpeebles
Tue Oct 22, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Tatung Einstein 256 Machine and Information Wanted
Replies: 23
Views: 880

Re: Tatung Einstein 256 Machine and Information Wanted

https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/detai ... %2B3-30457

Would one of those work as a second drive? It's a direct replacement drive for 3" drives.
by vanpeebles
Mon Oct 21, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: software
Topic: Karma - The Flight Trainer
Replies: 23
Views: 1326

Re: Karma - The Flight Trainer

Guilty by association I'm afraid. These people are the reason why games and machines are so expensive now.