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by avtovaz
Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: modes and cant now see bottom of screen
Replies: 11
Views: 1496

Re: modes and cant now see bottom of screen

right that worked!

why has it happened?

also does the master not do automatic repeat on keys too??? the elk used to?
by avtovaz
Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: modes and cant now see bottom of screen
Replies: 11
Views: 1496

Re: modes and cant now see bottom of screen

oh just been playing with it *tv has worked!!!! thanks but when i goto a hard reset it goes back down the screen???
by avtovaz
Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: modes and cant now see bottom of screen
Replies: 11
Views: 1496

Re: modes and cant now see bottom of screen

its a master on an hitachi tv thing...

its been off now for about an hour and its still teh same


tried *tv and it just makes the picture roll fast up the screen
by avtovaz
Sat Jan 28, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: modes and cant now see bottom of screen
Replies: 11
Views: 1496

modes and cant now see bottom of screen

i was just messing about with the computer, typing elk programs in from teh manual i have, and i was doing things in different modes, and now i cant see the bottom part of the screen, its like its dropped down as the top has moved down too.. why is this? ive turned the master off now and the tv. the...
by avtovaz
Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hardware discriptions?
Replies: 8
Views: 1332

Re: hardware discriptions?

thanks! the one about emulation, im half way threw that, its really interesting and explains quite a lot i didnt know. That is exactly the type of vid i was after.

The vid about Assembly language, watched that before, its really good!

thanks for the links!
by avtovaz
Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:31 am
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hardware discriptions?
Replies: 8
Views: 1332

Re: hardware discriptions?

I'm heavily biased since I'm involved with it but you might like the Computerphile channel -- there's videos of Steve Furber explaining the creation of the BBC along with others (including me -- eek!) explaining lots of other general CS topics. Steve yes, i am subscribed already... I found it of BB...
by avtovaz
Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hardware discriptions?
Replies: 8
Views: 1332

Re: hardware discriptions?

flaxcottage wrote:You reckon? :?

he relates a topic to something we all understand, then tells you how that related to computing, then tells you all... I understand him. Watch the vid about memory, when i watched that for the first time, i could not believe it was that simple...

really good teacher.
by avtovaz
Sat Jan 21, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hardware discriptions?
Replies: 8
Views: 1332

Re: hardware discriptions?

I'm heavily biased since I'm involved with it but you might like the Computerphile channel -- there's videos of Steve Furber explaining the creation of the BBC along with others (including me -- eek!) explaining lots of other general CS topics. Steve yes, i am subscribed already... I found it of BB...
by avtovaz
Sat Jan 21, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: hardware discriptions?
Replies: 8
Views: 1332

hardware discriptions?

Is there any good youtube vids about the bbc and how it works? I can sit and watch a lecture about computers for hours and understand what it means, like i understand how memory works, stacks, etc, but when it comes to just sitting down and reading; i find it really really hard. So is there anything...
by avtovaz
Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: !IRC on the master?
Replies: 8
Views: 981

Re: !IRC on the master?

got it! CLICK HERE
by avtovaz
Thu Jan 19, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: !IRC on the master?
Replies: 8
Views: 981

Re: !IRC on the master?

thanks! the input to the pi is threw the rx/tx conections? If so how do you get to 3.3v there?
by avtovaz
Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: !IRC on the master?
Replies: 8
Views: 981

Re: !IRC on the master?

right, thanks! Where can you get a rs423 plug from? Or are they hard to get now?
by avtovaz
Thu Jan 19, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: !IRC on the master?
Replies: 8
Views: 981

Re: !IRC on the master?

Ok thanks for the replies! I had a think about it today, and to write even to write the IRC chat client is probably about a years worth of work for me! So, i think ill have a go at the serial connection way to a pi. Stupid question, which is the serial port on the master? My brother, he has quiet a ...
by avtovaz
Wed Jan 18, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: 8-bit acorn hardware
Topic: !IRC on the master?
Replies: 8
Views: 981

!IRC on the master?

Bit of a story, but i use irc chat clients on my Pc every sat night to talk to friends, and i was thinking could i somehow write a chat client for my master? The way i would want to do it is in an old school way to the master. I mean, use something like a Pi to act as a modem so what the master woul...

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