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by daveejhitchins
Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:06 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: A very big hello to everyone
Replies: 18
Views: 1229

Re: A very big hello to everyone

Welcome Brian (Mr. Nightingale) - I'm certain you'll have lots of banter and fun - Enjoy.

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sun Apr 14, 2013 5:39 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2612
Views: 215718

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

AlanD wrote:Hello Dave

bring your camera if you want to take some snaps i will bring them to wakefield for you to peruse

AlanD
Charged-up the batteries earlier today :D

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:07 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2612
Views: 215718

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

i realise I'm straying off-topic but am i right in thinking there's some sort of breadboard type thing that allows the creation of a working circuit without having the actual blank pcb? what I'm getting at is, would anybody be willing to build me this Andyk interface, however messy it looked withou...
by daveejhitchins
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:50 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: PC compatible BBC BASIC (86)
Replies: 4
Views: 522

Re: PC compatible BBC BASIC (86)

flaxcottage wrote:@DaveH

If you need it I have the software on 3.5 disc I can email you. The 5.25 discs are a beggar to source for PC.

John
Yes please - appreciated. I'll refund postage =D>

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:48 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOLPRICE
Replies: 2790
Views: 220765

Re: LOLPRICE

and on top of that price, they're still charging the fiver for postage??
Be fair . . . the postal charges have just gone-up :wink:

Dave H :shock:
by daveejhitchins
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:44 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2612
Views: 215718

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

Hello Dave if you want some hires pics of the board let me know and i will take some for you i could scan the manual / couple of sheets of A4 aswell if that helps AlanD Yes Please . . . Perhaps you could bring it along to the Wakefield show and I could nick it have a good look at it :roll: And if y...
by daveejhitchins
Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:12 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOLPRICE
Replies: 2790
Views: 220765

Re: LOLPRICE

Not BBC, but ... :shock: :shock: :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Commodore-64-Datel-Clonemaster-Unit-VERY-RARE-Only-Original-eBay-BUY-NOW-/230951340133?_trksid=e11010.m263&_trkparms=algo%3DSIC%26its%3DI%26itu%3DUCI%252BIA%252BUA%252BIEW%252BFICS%252BUFI%252BDDSIC%26otn%3D2%26pmo...
by daveejhitchins
Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:56 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Boxed Nightingale modem on eBay
Replies: 18
Views: 1174

Re: Boxed Nightingale modem on eBay

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That's where I parked it . . . :lol:

Re Nightingale - it looks in good nick . . . It's even got a mains cable =D>

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: PC compatible BBC BASIC (86)
Replies: 4
Views: 522

Re: PC compatible BBC BASIC (86)

Lee, I'll look after that for you . . . Post it and I'll send you the postal cost, once known. I know what you mean about the postal charges. Just means we'll have to 'squish' everything before posting :lol: I've actually looked at sending things by carrier - it can work out a lot cheaper, especiall...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2612
Views: 215718

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

Hello Martin For Anyone who is curious i have attached a pic of pres user port it has three ics 2 populated via 6522 & 74ls138 1 not fitted is a rom socket that jumper is to select rom 13 AlanD Thanks for that Alan - it's really appreciated - I'd forgotten all about how the 'inside' looked ](*,) I'...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:13 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Space-themed synth album - NEW
Replies: 17
Views: 2139

Re: Space-themed synth album - NEW

So, Marcus . . . What do you do in your SPARE time :?: :lol:

Looking good =D>

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: New to STH
Replies: 16
Views: 4023

Re: New to STH

ih . . . You've left Bermuda to come back here :shock: And now you joining us mad folk :shock:
Well, I suppose you'll just fit in nicely :lol:

Welcome =D>

Dave H :D

Nice list of kit, by the way =D>
by daveejhitchins
Fri Apr 12, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2612
Views: 215718

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

sydney wrote:Have you tried going to his profile page and pressing 'contact member'?
Finally managed to get a message through my iPhone App! They've promised to pass the message on for me =D> So may be getting some inside photos soon . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Apr 12, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2612
Views: 215718

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

Dave H. :D I suggest you ask the seller to pass a message on to the buyer stating that you would like to make contact. That you would like some pictures, as this was a product that was produced by the company that you use to work for. This may work :wink: Mark Yup! Tried that (still trying differen...
by daveejhitchins
Fri Apr 12, 2013 6:59 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2612
Views: 215718

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

CMcDougall wrote:^£52.51 , hope one of you got it! 8)
Missed the darned thing . . . Thought 51.51 would collar it :evil:

I thought of contacting the seller to see if I could get some internal photos - No luck there either (I'll keep trying though) Seem he gets asked a lot of questions! Bless . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:46 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2612
Views: 215718

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

I'll see how it goes and get-in-at-the-end . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:09 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Beeb PSU capacitors
Replies: 48
Views: 7021

Re: Beeb PSU capacitors

"Pan" is short for Panasonic who I believe also still make their capacitors in Japan. Chinese capacitors, like most Chinese products, are of "questionable" quality and I'm being polite. Clem Ah! I can say that Panasonic have a good reputation for their capacitors! It's not where they're made . . . ...
by daveejhitchins
Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:02 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Master and B with dual Cumana 40/80 drives job lot
Replies: 4
Views: 530

Re: Master and B with dual Cumana 40/80 drives job lot

How far from Newcastle are you? If anyone going to Wakefield is interested in this I'd be happy to collect it and pass it on when we meet. As long as North East doesn't mean 5 minutes south of Berwick! I could do the same as I'm based in newton Aycliffe - Just north of Darlington and South of Durha...
by daveejhitchins
Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:55 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2612
Views: 215718

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

richardtoohey wrote:OK, I'll take a punt at this ... but usually I lose out at auctions, so if anyone really wants it, do tell me!

EDIT: Ouch, £28.00 already, don't think I'm going to be in this for long ...
I'll take over on this one . . . After all . . .it's my baby :lol:

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Wed Apr 10, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2612
Views: 215718

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

So . . . Is 'anyone' on the forum bidding for this?

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: past events & exhibitions
Topic: Wakefield Acorn Show / 20 April 2013 / W. Yorks
Replies: 205
Views: 17103

Re: Wakefield Acorn Show / 20 April 2013 / W. Yorks

paulv wrote:When I asked about doing this, Dave mentioned there wasn't a great deal of space on the tables so I was bringing it up on the off chance that I could squeeze it in somewhere...

Paul
HeHe . . Could bring another 'small' table :lol:

Dave H:D
by daveejhitchins
Sun Apr 07, 2013 7:38 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 17
Views: 1173

Re: Hello!

Hi Clem - Welcome to the house of fun . . . (to coin a phrase :lol: )

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Domesday LVROM battery
Replies: 30
Views: 3086

Re: Domesday LVROM battery

1024MAK wrote:I take it that the solvent in it does not do any harm then?Mark
Just wash afterwards - Although we didn't wash the lids BITD, so?

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:40 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Domesday LVROM battery
Replies: 30
Views: 3086

Re: Domesday LVROM battery

What's the best way to do it? Be good to get it working again, it's the CAV side of Fawlty Towers, breaks down every time just as Mrs Richards' vase arrives. I've had brilliant results (scuse the pun) with Brasso. When I worked for Rank Hi-Fi, in the early '70s, it was used to clean light scratches...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Apr 06, 2013 5:31 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Atmel 29C256 EEPROMS in a Beeb?
Replies: 10
Views: 1279

Re: Atmel 29C256 EEPROMS in a Beeb?

I've used Atmel 27C256 OTP's in the past by programming the top half and not had a problem. Paul I usually, when programming 'larger' EPROMS, programme the code into every page e.g. 27128 1 page 27256 2 pages etc. This way I don't care how the none used address pins are connected - no matter where ...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Apr 06, 2013 7:48 am
Forum: wanted
Topic: Any bargain 5.25" floppy drives out there?
Replies: 3
Views: 466

Re: Any bargain 5.25" floppy drives out there?

Guess what . . . I have a few! I'll bring them along to the Wakefield show. We should be able to determine if they're suitable for our gear or not. If they are then they'll be available for grabs. I'll post a note when and if.

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2612
Views: 215718

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

CMcDougall wrote:good find Stu =D> ^is this UltraRare Dave? maybe need a 'hands off' if it is =;
Well, we didn't make many . . .

Do we know who's 'volunteered' to bid? &, is the current bidder in the Forum?

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Apr 05, 2013 9:44 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: ANY Electron Disk Drive
Replies: 19
Views: 1505

Re: ANY Electron Disk Drive

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Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Worth Taking a Look At
Replies: 2612
Views: 215718

Re: Worth Taking a Look At

aerworuld wrote:A PRES user port on eBay
is ONE of us going to bit for this?

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Apr 05, 2013 7:24 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: ANY Electron Disk Drive
Replies: 19
Views: 1505

Re: ANY Electron Disk Drive

Well, I can't find a Plus 3. So, does anyone have ANY Electron disk interface and drive? I'm sure I could get a Plus 1 easily enough. Hmmm . . . I have a spare AP3/4 - However, I've mentioned this before and someone did say they would like it. But, if no one comes forward it's yours - if you want i...