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by Pablos544
Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S7- Champ - Rocket Raid
Replies: 63
Views: 3563

Re: High Score Challenge S7- Champ - Rocket Raid

KarateEd wrote:and..... my real Beeb has the BEEEEEEEEEEEE going on right now so I have some trouble-shooting to do. It's most likely RAM when it goes that suddenly.)
Oh No :roll:
by Pablos544
Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S7- Champ - Rocket Raid
Replies: 63
Views: 3563

Re: High Score Challenge S7- Champ - Rocket Raid

I thought you was showing a real BBC Micro showing those scores for a minute bro :lol:

[edit] KarateEd
by Pablos544
Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Sideways Ram 101
Replies: 52
Views: 10594

Re: Sideways Ram 101

I too been looking at this and gotta agree the website by Michelle Knight is super. Really enjoyed the video she did, and specially the 3D animation she's got. I'm very interested in her explaining how she do this!! :? One thing I found was this book by Bruce Smith is given away FREE at his website....
by Pablos544
Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: How's by BBC doing?
Replies: 7
Views: 742

Re: How's by BBC doing?

fantastic Mark. Just what I was looking for. cheers :D
[EDIT] not being funny though how can a chip get mouldy? :o
by Pablos544
Tue Jul 25, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: How's by BBC doing?
Replies: 7
Views: 742

Re: How's by BBC doing?

The probes (or IC test clips) are there to pick up additional signals for that combined sideways RAM and ROM board you have fitted to your machine. For the rest of my reply, click here... Mark ok my question is do you think it's damp, looking neglected that kind of thing sorry for confusion :?
by Pablos544
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: How's by BBC doing?
Replies: 7
Views: 742

Re: How's by BBC doing?

..or is it so disgusting the way i've stuck probes into it that you can't bear to look at it? :lol:
by Pablos544
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: How's by BBC doing?
Replies: 7
Views: 742

How's by BBC doing?

Sup dudes :D I was just wondering what you thought my computer was doing. My rgb-scart lead is a bit dodgy so I don't really want to plug it in until I've purchased another non-faulty one. (got it plugged in to a basic BBC with no additions right now) Got this computer around 2013-14 when I was stil...
by Pablos544
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Adobe Reader gets a Touch of Retro
Replies: 15
Views: 2546

Re: Adobe Reader gets a Touch of Retro

Hi, I'm very proud to present Tech as I'm a little poor on this subject usually :lol: This is an update to my Adobe Reader retroReader script. The beauty of this version is it no longer requires a joystick or anything daft like that :lol: It just works with mouse https://youtu.be/XGkTY93Bifg Enjoy!!...
by Pablos544
Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Greeting fellow Acrons
Replies: 15
Views: 1372

Re: Greeting fellow Acrons

or invest in a cheap SCART TV and buy one of these

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Acorn-BBC-B-M ... SwpDdVcWEf

retro computer shack are not bad. had a pretty good experience 8)
by Pablos544
Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: How do you save a screen
Replies: 448
Views: 30801

Re: How do you save a screen

tricky wrote:I love all of your creations, but want to play the adventure game that goes with them :)
I was just thinking that as well? :lol:
by Pablos544
Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: May 12th-14th 2017 Cambridge ABUG (FULL) & Acorn World event at CCfCH
Replies: 190
Views: 21584

Re: May 12th-14th 2017 Cambridge ABUG (FULL) & Acorn World event at CCfCH

https://youtu.be/Iow3V3ZTJBM

^^ notes captured on my livescribe of Sydney's amazing XFERTAPEDISC demonstration 8)

[EDIT] there's stuff me rambling on a bit about the BBC Master :oops: Sorry I found it quite fascinating
by Pablos544
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: May 12th-14th 2017 Cambridge ABUG (FULL) & Acorn World event at CCfCH
Replies: 190
Views: 21584

Re: May 12th-14th 2017 Cambridge ABUG (FULL) & Acorn World event at CCfCH

https://youtu.be/ilLilZsQ5ow

^^ Sydney at the Cambridge ABUG demonstrating his amazingly clever program to load cassette tapes onto a floppy and by the way his amazing breakout clone as well =D>
by Pablos544
Tue May 23, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: How do you save a screen
Replies: 448
Views: 30801

Re: How do you save a screen

Why don't you? I got fired so I could do it lol :lol:
by Pablos544
Sun May 21, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: How do you save a screen
Replies: 448
Views: 30801

Re: How do you save a screen

That's great gonna ask you some questions about the coding especially the sideways RAM as would love to do an adventure in sideways RAM. :D
by Pablos544
Sun May 21, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: How do you save a screen
Replies: 448
Views: 30801

Re: How do you save a screen

https://youtu.be/XtBepl7gSB0

Seemed to get somewhere. Seems the ART.ssd I was using didn't have a !BOOT :oops:
by Pablos544
Sat May 20, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: How do you save a screen
Replies: 448
Views: 30801

Re: How do you save a screen

Cool fourthstone 8)
by Pablos544
Sat May 20, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: programming
Topic: How do you save a screen
Replies: 448
Views: 30801

Re: How do you save a screen

right quickly fourthstone which version of BeebEm have you got because I've got 4.03. :? Being a bit lazy I thought it was better because it had a nice installer :roll: I say this because I notice there is no Floppy Drive On/Off in mine I got: - Econet On/Off - Teletext Adapter On/Off - Hard Drive O...
by Pablos544
Fri May 19, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: How do you save a screen
Replies: 448
Views: 30801

Re: How do you save a screen

You might be right pixelblip I as I can remember messing around with those particular settings in BeebEm while trying to trouble shoot some issues with real sideways RAM I was having at the end of 2014. Cheers! =D>
by Pablos544
Fri May 19, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: programming
Topic: How do you save a screen
Replies: 448
Views: 30801

Re: How do you save a screen

Hi Pablo, apologies for any confusion, this program needs a master to run as it uses SWR for code and undo functions. If you configure beebem for BBC Master 128 then it should work. .... EDIT: You also need to enable Analogue Mousestick :) To get it to start just mount the SSD and do a shift F12 to...
by Pablos544
Fri May 19, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: programming
Topic: How do you save a screen
Replies: 448
Views: 30801

Re: How do you save a screen

Forgive me for being the one that sounds daft here :oops: but how do I run this program? I tried *ART *LOADER *MENU001 Also CH."ART" CH."LOADER" CH."MENU001" .. :? the furthest I got was displaying a brief menu screen showing instructions using *LOADER which just displays some instructions and drops...
by Pablos544
Sat Apr 29, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Why I met the BBC Micro the movie!!
Replies: 3
Views: 743

Re: Why I met the BBC Micro the movie!!

Ok guys, Beta 2 of WHY I met the BBC Micro :D Just getting going with amazing Pro Motion Windows Animation software by Cosmigo. This great windows software is pulling in the power for creating awesome animations. It's been a bit rough around the edges so far but it's proving quite stable now enough ...
by Pablos544
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!
Replies: 21
Views: 1861

Re: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!

https://youtu.be/Je-yhy7oCqc ^ here's the update got a replacement one from jrt246. Thank you jrt246, item works flawlessly good communication etc.. very pro =D> titchtara1 was the man who sent me the original. He's very honest, and agreed to do a refund with me. Problem started when I request RM Sp...
by Pablos544
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!
Replies: 21
Views: 1861

Re: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!

How do you test it by itself? No microphone surely
The tone control no didn't touch it. Haven't done no
by Pablos544
Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:30 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!
Replies: 21
Views: 1861

Re: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!

https://youtu.be/NSzzt7mQc1E

my acorn tape cassette woes still pesist :roll:

so today I received a proper 7-pin lead :wink:

tried it and guess what. Now the actual cassette tape deck appears faulty :cry:
by Pablos544
Sun Apr 23, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!
Replies: 21
Views: 1861

Re: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!

Thanks Dave 8) I think your insight into the 7-5 pin difference has proving key =D>

Actually I have MMC and even Disc but got tired of it. :lol:

I want to go through the BBC User Guide and learn programming :D

Cheers Dave I think I'll get on the e-Bay for a New Lead now. :lol:
by Pablos544
Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!
Replies: 21
Views: 1861

Re: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!

Ok, here's an update https://youtu.be/gzn3yICdJT0 You can see from the vid the tape works spick and spam when no data cable is plugged in :?: my expertise caps off there guys :shock: I think so far I've managed to prove that everything seems healthy until the Data Cable is plugged in after things go...
by Pablos544
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!
Replies: 21
Views: 1861

Re: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!

Cheers will give that a go :D [EDIT] but does that explain the motor burning smell?? [EDIT2] ok had a go https://youtu.be/y0Owr52sdUo [EDIT3] I discover that the rattling noise was one of the screw holding wells had literally broken! [EDIT4] :roll: ok it's holding down now but still when I plug the ...
by Pablos544
Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!
Replies: 21
Views: 1861

Re: Cassette Player appears to be broken am unsure please help!

I think this seller sounds like a genuine guy. He seems very upset by the whole thing which doesn't really sound like the kind if person who knows about problems but then tries to hold back claiming "it's not possible to test it bla bla". :evil: Later on they always claim something along the lines i...