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Another Acorn User

Post by rharper » Sun Sep 02, 2012 6:28 pm

An Electron was my first PC. I used it to write some games and educational software for my children. It was followed by a BBC master 128, then the first Archimedes.
During this time I wrote some software for all of these machines that was sold through Electron User and Acorn User adverts - Spreadsheet, Graph Drawing and Statistics utility.
At work as a lecturer I developed some computer-based learning software - WebOL, using Visual Basic, HTML, CSS and XML.

I have put some of this software on my website and have collected some Acorn machines to test it still works. This has lead to renewed interest in the machines. I have bought several machines on eBay. Some have been dead but I have been able to revitalise most of them. I have been able to construct some hardware for acorn machines, mostly disc drives, that people seem interested in buying so I sell some stuff through eBay.

I have joined this forum since I need some help with finding the utilites that came with the Pres Advanced Battery Backed RAM, and I may have some knowledge and skills to help some people on the forum.

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Re: Another Acorn User

Post by davidb » Sun Sep 02, 2012 6:45 pm

Welcome from another Electron user! :D

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Re: Another Acorn User

Post by daveejhitchins » Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:08 pm

Hi, hope you enjoy the forum . . . :D

I've replied to your ABR utilities question. Hope it helps.

Dave H :D
Parts: UM6502CE, GAL22V10D, GAL16V8D, AS6C62256A, TC514400AZ, WD1772, R6522, TMS27C512, AT28C256
Products: ARA II, ARA III, ABR, ATI, AP6, MGC, AP5 . . .
For a price list, contact me at: Retro Hardware AT dave ej hitchins DOT plus DOT com

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Re: Another Acorn User

Post by CMcDougall » Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:08 pm

welcome Ray :)

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Post by paulv » Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:17 pm

Hello :D


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Re: Another Acorn User

Post by MartinB » Sun Sep 02, 2012 7:39 pm

Hi Ray :D

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Re: Another Acorn User

Post by bakoulis » Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:07 pm

Welcome on board!
2xElectron, 3xBBC B, BBC Master.
2xAcorn A310, A420/1, 2xA3000, 2xA3010, A3020, A4000, A5000.
2xRISC PC, Acorn Pocket Book, Acorn Pocket Book II.

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Re: Another Acorn User

Post by nOmArch » Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:12 pm


Back up to 1 Beeb again. \o/

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