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Re: LOL DESCRIPTION

Post by Boydie » Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:18 pm

Did even Watford ever sell dual disc drives, in which the two drives were so blatantly mismatched?

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Post by Kazzie » Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:30 am

To play Devil's Advocate, might one have been replaced some time later when the unit was taken back for repair?
BBC Model B 32k issue 7, Sidewise ROM board with 16K RAM
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Re: LOL DESCRIPTION

Post by jonb » Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:39 am

Yikes! As if the small standard speaker wasn't loud enough!

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Re: LOL DESCRIPTION

Post by 1024MAK » Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:26 pm

VincentVega wrote:Presumably this is the computing equivalent of that Simpsons episode when Homer put "speed holes" in his car. I give you cooling holes, Beeb-style:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Acorn-BBC-Mi ... SwfZta3KYD

Oh dear.
That's a neat job compared to a Beeb I acquired some years ago where there is a ZX PSU mounted on top to supply the fan...!
I post a photo later...

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Re: LOL DESCRIPTION

Post by VincentVega » Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:47 pm

A "rare" (in capital letters, naturally) Electron User magazine:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Electron-Use ... Sw9vlaid9s

So rare, you can't see it!

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Re: LOL DESCRIPTION

Post by Lardo Boffin » Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:00 pm

VincentVega wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:47 pm
A "rare" (in capital letters, naturally) Electron User magazine:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Electron-Use ... Sw9vlaid9s

So rare, you can't see it!
And a ‘low start price’! :shock:
BBC model B 32k issue 4, 16k sideways RAM, Watford 12 ROM board, Acorn 6502 coproc
BBC model B 32k issue 7, turboMMC, Opus Challenger 3 512k, Pi 3 coproc
USA Model B
BBC Master, Datacentre + HDD, pi co-proc, econet

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Re: LOL DESCRIPTION

Post by Lardo Boffin » Sun Jun 10, 2018 3:28 pm

‘Rare’ =D>
D55B18AD-C45F-4A59-BF09-55F6CD751D47.jpeg
BBC model B 32k issue 4, 16k sideways RAM, Watford 12 ROM board, Acorn 6502 coproc
BBC model B 32k issue 7, turboMMC, Opus Challenger 3 512k, Pi 3 coproc
USA Model B
BBC Master, Datacentre + HDD, pi co-proc, econet

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