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by vanpeebles
Thu Jul 13, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: general
Topic: Archimedes 30th birthday?
Replies: 12
Views: 1189

Re: Archimedes 30th birthday?

The first ones I used were RO2 A3000s in 1990 :D
by vanpeebles
Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Old hardware and keeping it 'original'
Replies: 42
Views: 2883

Re: Old hardware and keeping it 'original'

Okay. Lets take this to the next level... Classic cars: How many have the original engine lubrication oil? How many have the original brake pads? How many have the original battery? How many have the original light bulbs? Mark You can get new car batteries that look like old ones, and also alternat...
by vanpeebles
Mon Jul 10, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Alright... Hands up who's got a QL..!
Replies: 18
Views: 2062

Re: Alright... Hands up who's got a QL..!

How to make your own plugs has been discussed over on the QL Forum :)

http://qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2& ... +connector
by vanpeebles
Wed Jul 05, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: software
Topic: ADFFS 2.61 released
Replies: 2
Views: 786

Re: ADFFS 2.61 released

Great work :)
by vanpeebles
Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Superbrain #1 : The ratty one
Replies: 41
Views: 2925

Re: Superbrain #1 : The ratty one

I wonder if meths would help with my soldering, it might take the edge off. :lol:
by vanpeebles
Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOL DESCRIPTION
Replies: 606
Views: 61061

Re: LOL DESCRIPTION

It looks like it's been used for a saw horse :lol:
by vanpeebles
Wed Jun 28, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOLPRICE
Replies: 2790
Views: 221791

Re: LOLPRICE

We all need to troll Ian now, and see what junky scrappers we can find to send him :lol:
by vanpeebles
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOLPRICE
Replies: 2790
Views: 221791

Re: LOLPRICE

I have also used MCG before, and was nothing but impressed.
by vanpeebles
Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 4686
Views: 316344

Re: Today I received.....

Did you know that the old speckled hen was an mgb car?
by vanpeebles
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 4686
Views: 316344

Re: Today I received.....

flaxcottage wrote:
vanpeebles wrote:Are you going to play shops? :lol:
Looks like a till does it not? :D It was actually advertised as such in the eBay listing.
It does! I keep being tempted to buy the printer thing for the Psion II.
by vanpeebles
Thu Jun 22, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 4686
Views: 316344

Re: Today I received.....

Are you going to play shops? :lol:
by vanpeebles
Fri Jun 16, 2017 8:25 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Differences between AKF50 and AKF52
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: Differences between AKF50 and AKF52

I found this online on a manual:

Acorn AKF52 Medium Resolution SVGA 14" Dot pitch 0.42

Acorn AKF50 High Resolution SVGA 14" Dot pitch 0.28
by vanpeebles
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Archi noob has many questions...
Replies: 13
Views: 986

Re: Archi noob has many questions...

I thought 512mb was the partition limit rather than max hard drive size?
by vanpeebles
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:53 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 3332

Re: Elite Dangerous

I'd best do some more updates! I had an Anaconda for a while but didn't like it :( Massive running costs and very sluggish. http://www.zen70509.zen.co.uk/Elite/Elite%20Dangerous%20Core%20(14).png I decided I try out the massive type 9 cargo hauler and see how I got on with that. The cockpit is ace, ...
by vanpeebles
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 4686
Views: 316344

Re: Today I received.....

I love those speccy cases!! 8)
by vanpeebles
Wed May 24, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: 8 bit Haiku
Replies: 9
Views: 1281

Re: 8 bit Haiku

lurkio wrote:Old Beebs and new Popes
Have little in common but
Round caps and white smoke

[-o<
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by vanpeebles
Mon May 22, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Stupid question about SCSI and IDE podules
Replies: 8
Views: 672

Re: Stupid question about SCSI and IDE podules

The IDE podule might have it's own configuration software rather than the RISC OS one.
by vanpeebles
Mon May 22, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: software: classic games
Topic: Mega Games Cartridge for the Electron MGC
Replies: 450
Views: 42269

Re: Mega Games Cartridge for the Electron MGC

Any word on a Master version yet? :)
by vanpeebles
Sat May 20, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 3332

Re: Elite Dangerous

Player vs Player or Player vs Environment
by vanpeebles
Fri May 19, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 3332

Re: Elite Dangerous

I'm enjoying it, I think it's a worthy take on the original :)
by vanpeebles
Fri May 19, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 3332

Re: Elite Dangerous

There can be an element of grind too it. At the moment I've been doing loads of exploring plus passenger trips.
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by vanpeebles
Fri May 19, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 3332

Elite Dangerous

Do we have any Elite Dangerous players here? I've been getting into the xbox one version in a big way lately.

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There's a piccy of my well explored Asp.
by vanpeebles
Fri May 19, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: projects
Topic: Going great guns on a Prince of Persia port...
Replies: 224
Views: 21161

Re: Starting a Prince of Persia port...

Different hardware but I had the gameboy version back in the day, and it was amazing. So if that can pull it off, the Master should walk it :mrgreen:
by vanpeebles
Fri May 19, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Master 512 disks for DataCentre?
Replies: 5
Views: 458

Re: Master 512 disks for DataCentre?

The master 512 stuff is a real pig :(
by vanpeebles
Thu May 18, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 4686
Views: 316344

Re: Today I received.....

Yes, you could get a lot of speccy games or bbc ones in 8mb of space :)
by vanpeebles
Thu May 18, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: general
Topic: Today I received.....
Replies: 4686
Views: 316344

Re: Today I received.....

Those doms would be ideal for using on an QL ide card.
by vanpeebles
Wed May 17, 2017 8:03 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: GBS8200 fix
Replies: 31
Views: 2078

Re: GBS8200 fix

I run one on my QLs. Some info here might help:

http://qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=12
by vanpeebles
Thu May 11, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Fixing a Superbrain up
Replies: 201
Views: 9179

Re: Fixing a Superbrain up

Is he waving or drowning? :lol:
by vanpeebles
Tue May 09, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: 6502 co processor with extra wiring
Replies: 13
Views: 1137

Re: 6502 co processor with extra wiring

Have the prices crashed on co pros?