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by vanpeebles
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Varian 620i
Replies: 6
Views: 194

Re: Varian 620i

This what they used at SHADO HQ?
by vanpeebles
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from New Zealand.
Replies: 17
Views: 212

Re: Hi from New Zealand.

Ah, I read that the SC-3000 was sold in Aus and New Zealand. https://segaretro.org/SC-3000 Never seen one my self :D "Australia and New Zealand The SC-3000 was a big success for the Sega in Oceania. It was distributed in Australia by John Sands and in New Zealand by Grandstand. Both regions had comp...
by vanpeebles
Thu Jun 06, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5233
Views: 388744

Re: Today I received.....

Bargain for £26 :D
by vanpeebles
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from New Zealand.
Replies: 17
Views: 212

Re: Hi from New Zealand.

Welcome! Do you see many of those 8 bit sega computers in New Zealand?
by vanpeebles
Wed Jun 05, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Cambridge Computers Ltd. Z88 with P.C. Link and 128K RAM Pack: Gone
Replies: 12
Views: 358

Re: Cambridge Computers Ltd. Z88 with P.C. Link and 128K RAM Pack

These are excellent computers, really underrated and often over looked.
by vanpeebles
Thu May 23, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: software
Topic: How to clone a 'master' disc on Archimedes
Replies: 17
Views: 370

Re: How to clone a 'master' disc on Archimedes

Investigator III was great 8)
by vanpeebles
Wed May 22, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Send your name to Mars on NASA's Mars 2020 Rover.
Replies: 10
Views: 364

Re: Send your name to Mars on NASA's Mars 2020 Rover.

"Billy Smith?! Think you can get away with littering my planet!" *Sound of flying saucer engine powering up* :lol: Hmm, if I did put my name forward, how would they know which of the hundred plus people it was that share my name (by that I mean my first name and my family name)? :? :lol: Mark They ...
by vanpeebles
Wed May 22, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Send your name to Mars on NASA's Mars 2020 Rover.
Replies: 10
Views: 364

Re: Send your name to Mars on NASA's Mars 2020 Rover.

"Billy Smith?! Think you can get away with littering my planet!" *Sound of flying saucer engine powering up* :lol:
by vanpeebles
Fri May 17, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: 50 years of AMD
Replies: 11
Views: 416

Re: 50 years of AMD

Very happy with my threadripper 8)
by vanpeebles
Thu May 16, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5233
Views: 388744

Re: Today I received.....

That's lovely :o
by vanpeebles
Tue May 07, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: general
Topic: DRAGON USER gripes about the Computer Literacy Programme.....
Replies: 52
Views: 1218

Re: DRAGON USER gripes about the Computer Literacy Programme.....

I have a megadrive joypad with the dragon logo on the box, did they(or related) move into other stuff?
by vanpeebles
Fri May 03, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5233
Views: 388744

Re: Today I received.....

Good call about the overlays. I had already ordered this one before you mentioned Space Shuttle. Unopened, until it got to me. :D 7FCDAA19-91CA-4A6F-9002-C9CFC8320096.jpeg Mmmmmm. Minty fresh manuals! 576D43EC-AFA2-4002-B0D1-0AB9E5B4C5AB.jpeg There are three more of these for sale on sell my retro....
by vanpeebles
Fri May 03, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5233
Views: 388744

Re: Today I received.....

Like this one? :shock: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Atari-2600-Space-Shuttle-VGA-Rated-NIB/183722850275?_trkparms=aid%3D111001%26algo%3DREC.SEED%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D56831%26meid%3D4bc4209d4b2e4a25b86f178b2d40dcbc%26pid%3D100675%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D15%26sd%3D183722850275%26itm%3D183722850275&_trksid=p248188...
by vanpeebles
Wed May 01, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5233
Views: 388744

Re: Today I received.....

Following on from recent mentions of the Atari 2600 and games that showed what it could do I got this. Slightly dog eared but the game is really impressive! 5A9C2E21-2F2F-45E6-BD1A-69128016F924.jpeg Space Shuttle next!! 8) Like this one? :shock: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Atari-2600-Space-Shuttle-V...
by vanpeebles
Wed May 01, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5233
Views: 388744

Re: Today I received.....

Lardo Boffin wrote:
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:16 pm
Following on from recent mentions of the Atari 2600 and games that showed what it could do I got this. Slightly dog eared but the game is really impressive!


5A9C2E21-2F2F-45E6-BD1A-69128016F924.jpeg
Space Shuttle next!! 8)
by vanpeebles
Wed May 01, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: general
Topic: DRAGON USER gripes about the Computer Literacy Programme.....
Replies: 52
Views: 1218

Re: DRAGON USER gripes about the Computer Literacy Programme.....

Er, Boots would of sold proper computer tape recorders :lol:
by vanpeebles
Tue Apr 30, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: general
Topic: DRAGON USER gripes about the Computer Literacy Programme.....
Replies: 52
Views: 1218

Re: DRAGON USER gripes about the Computer Literacy Programme.....

I do miss those old early days when there was loads of different computers, and making a purchase was like crossing a minefield :lol:
by vanpeebles
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Atari 2600
Replies: 27
Views: 644

Re: Atari 2600

No they seem to live forever :D
by vanpeebles
Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5233
Views: 388744

Re: Today I received.....

Haha no, nothing computer related :) These days I like to trade and swap where I can :) I’ve mostly come to terms with the realisation that I won’t own machines like the Sam Coupe and Jupiter Ace, so it’s nice to see members of this community get them :) please post a thread detailing how you get o...
by vanpeebles
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5233
Views: 388744

Re: Today I received.....

Haha no, nothing computer related :) These days I like to trade and swap where I can :)
by vanpeebles
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5233
Views: 388744

Re: Today I received.....

trixster wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:56 pm
vanpeebles wrote:
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:51 am
Image

Samuel coupes!
Wow! Great purchase. A holy grail computer. That must’ve cost you a few pounds :o
Thankfully it was a trade/swap deal :D
by vanpeebles
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 5233
Views: 388744

Re: Today I received.....

Image

Samuel coupes!
by vanpeebles
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: projects
Topic: Tube Elite with hardware outputs
Replies: 30
Views: 2548

Re: Tube Elite with hardware outputs

That looks hefty 8)
by vanpeebles
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: projects
Topic: Tube Elite with hardware outputs
Replies: 30
Views: 2548

Re: Tube Elite with hardware outputs

Moar pix!! :D
by vanpeebles
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Phoebe PCB
Replies: 34
Views: 2800

Re: Phoebe PCB

I'll add to that - the CCH actually began as a private collection. They have to keep stuff in storage because exhibition space is limited (in other words, they cannot have it all out all of the time). CCH is active in promoting the use of old technology. One event I could mention (that I was not in...
by vanpeebles
Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Phoebe PCB
Replies: 34
Views: 2800

Re: Phoebe PCB

But then they just keep most of it locked away in some store room somewhere? Also not quite access for all as they are restricted to the locality as well. I'd love to go to Bovington tank museum but considering it's at complete other end of the country, it just not practical unless you made a holida...
by vanpeebles
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Phoebe PCB
Replies: 34
Views: 2800

Re: Phoebe PCB

I stand by my comments, I think enthusiasts with our websites, clubs, blogs, fanzines etc. do these things far better. I don't see the point in them.
by vanpeebles
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Phoebe PCB
Replies: 34
Views: 2800

Re: Phoebe PCB

I wonder if some clever enthusiasts can make new boards for everyone. Or would it be better to just use a pi. :lol:
by vanpeebles
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Phoebe PCB
Replies: 34
Views: 2800

Re: Phoebe PCB

It speaks volumes about these so calling computing museums.