Acorn World and ABUG meetup, Cambridge 20-22nd September 2019.

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Re: Acorn World and ABUG meetup, Cambridge 20-22nd September 2019.

Post by SimonSideburns » Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:10 pm

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Hi Simon

I was not being critical. I just wanted to post the weather forecast so other people could see how unseasonably warm it is going to be...

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I didn't think that you were. It was just good for me to clarify in my mind that I'm making the right decision. I think I secretly still want to come, but it's just not doable.
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Post by Diminished » Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:35 pm

SimonSideburns wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:10 pm
1024MAK wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:04 pm
Hi Simon

I was not being critical. I just wanted to post the weather forecast so other people could see how unseasonably warm it is going to be...

Mark
I didn't think that you were. It was just good for me to clarify in my mind that I'm making the right decision. I think I secretly still want to come, but it's just not doable.
You'll be missed, Si ... you were very welcoming to me as a newcomer last time.

I think I've won the battle to get the Disc Toaster ready for exhibition as a standalone unit (the paint is drying on the bezels right now and the software almost works), so I'm hoping to bring that along.
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Re: Acorn World and ABUG meetup, Cambridge 20-22nd September 2019.

Post by jbnbeeb » Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:40 am

** REQUEST **
Has anyone that is coming to Cambridge got a pi zero wh (the one with gpio header attached) that I can borrow over the weekend?
I want to get RobC's Doom demo going on my Master to show at the event.
I have the retroclinic adapter and ribbon cable. Unfortunately the pi zero wh i ordered won't be arriving til.. tomorrow - to my house whilst I'm at Cambridge :(
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Post by roland » Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:46 am

I have a spare Pi Zero but without the W but it has a female header on the GPIO ports. Is that also useful or do you really need wifi?
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Post by cmorley » Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:59 am

Me too... spare pi zero V1.3 not Wifi version

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Post by jbnbeeb » Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:30 am

I need gpio pins on the pi zero so i can fit it to the retroclinic adapter...:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ACORN-BBC-MO ... SwOUJbhsgi
roland wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:46 am
I have a spare Pi Zero but without the W but it has a female header on the GPIO ports. Is that also useful or do you really need wifi?
I had a great time at...
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Post by flibble » Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:41 am

jbnbeeb wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:30 am
I need gpio pins on the pi zero so i can fit it to the retroclinic adapter...:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ACORN-BBC-MO ... SwOUJbhsgi
roland wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:46 am
I have a spare Pi Zero but without the W but it has a female header on the GPIO ports. Is that also useful or do you really need wifi?
I should have a spare with the pins soldered on, I'll bring it along

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Post by roland » Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:45 am

OK, I'll leave mine at home. My suitcase is already over-weighted (Ryan allows me only 10kg but I'm on 10.4 :mrgreen: )
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Post by hoglet » Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:51 am

Jason,

You really don't need the Zero W, the Zero 1.3 will work identically with PiTubeDirect.

Dave

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Post by jbnbeeb » Thu Sep 19, 2019 2:16 pm

Thanks Peter!
flibble wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:41 am
jbnbeeb wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:30 am
I need gpio pins on the pi zero so i can fit it to the retroclinic adapter...:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ACORN-BBC-MO ... SwOUJbhsgi
roland wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:46 am
I have a spare Pi Zero but without the W but it has a female header on the GPIO ports. Is that also useful or do you really need wifi?
I should have a spare with the pins soldered on, I'll bring it along
I had a great time at...
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Post by wolfgang » Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:03 pm

I know it is last minute, and I am very sorry for that, but unfortunately I have to cancel too.
I was so looking forward to the weekend and meeting people (again). Especially after having had so much fun being there last time, but being self-employed, my work situation (recent revised Payment Services Directive) has priority over my hobby. :cry:
Again, I am really disappointed and very sorry and hope someone can utilize my half table.
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Post by JudgeBeeb » Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:23 pm

jbnbeeb wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:40 am
** REQUEST **
Has anyone that is coming to Cambridge got a pi zero wh (the one with gpio header attached) that I can borrow over the weekend?
I want to get RobC's Doom demo going on my Master to show at the event.
I have the retroclinic adapter and ribbon cable. Unfortunately the pi zero wh i ordered won't be arriving til.. tomorrow - to my house whilst I'm at Cambridge :(
I have two Pi Zeros, one of which is, I believe, currently inside my Master, on a Pi Tube Direct header, working as a co-pro. I will try to bring them and the header along.

Unfortunately, however, I have reached critical mass at home such that it takes less time (and ultimately, for me, less money) to simply buy small things again than to try to find the ones I already have. Indeed, I am already convinced that the missing snake is eating cable-ties.
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Post by dp11 » Thu Sep 19, 2019 6:42 pm

If anyone needs Pi stuff then there is a Raspberry shop in Cambridge.

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Post by SimonSideburns » Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:22 pm

wolfgang wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 3:03 pm
I know it is last minute, and I am very sorry for that, but unfortunately I have to cancel too.
I was so looking forward to the weekend and meeting people (again). Especially after having had so much fun being there last time, but being self-employed, my work situation (recent revised Payment Services Directive) has priority over my hobby. :cry:
Again, I am really disappointed and very sorry and hope someone can utilize my half table.
Wolfgang
Sorry to hear you won't be able to make it either. It would have been good to have met up again after meeting for the first time in June.

There's always another event in the future.
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Post by 1024MAK » Thu Sep 19, 2019 11:33 pm

SimonSideburns wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2019 10:22 pm
There's always another event in the future.
Yes, ABug South 22 to 24 November 2019 :wink:

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Post by roland » Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:26 am

My FPGAtom passed the security check 😀
Time for breakfast @ Eindhoven AirPort. Cambridge here I come!
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Post by roland » Fri Sep 20, 2019 8:26 am

Roland has landed. Helllo UK.
Where is the train station :lol: ?
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Post by VectorEyes » Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:40 am

Does anyone know if the CCH car park is open late, ie up to 11pm or so? I can't leave (South) London until around 8pm so I'll be getting to Cambridge rather late, but I'd really like to unload my stuff on Friday evening (and perhaps risk leaving the car in the car park as well).

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Post by Paul » Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:40 pm

I'm heading to the RPi shop now if anyone going wants anything?

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Post by leenew » Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:45 pm

Have a good meet-up everyone!
Massive thanks to Paul for offering to sacrifice his time in the name of archiving 8) =D>

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Post by oss003 » Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:54 pm

Yes guys, have fun this weekend and keep posting photo's .... :)

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Post by JudgeBeeb » Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:39 pm

VectorEyes wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:40 am
Does anyone know if the CCH car park is open late, ie up to 11pm or so? I can't leave (South) London until around 8pm so I'll be getting to Cambridge rather late, but I'd really like to unload my stuff on Friday evening (and perhaps risk leaving the car in the car park as well).
I don't think there will be any difficulty in leaving your car in the car park overnight. (I have done the same at many previous ABUGs here.)

However, you are cutting it a bit fine with your arrival time. The car park will remain open whilst we are still here. We leave when Jason F needs to leave. On previous occasions this has been at some time between 11pm and 12am.
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Post by Prime » Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:38 pm

Some pictures friday night....
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Post by Elminster » Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:47 pm

I see Dave H. has found the tea trolley already.

Is there a floor plan this time? Just wondering where I will be on Sunday.

I think I have lots of bits to bring with me to get rid of, and then I think I am probably taking the same again back from others.

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Post by Diminished » Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:15 pm

Elminster wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:47 pm
Is there a floor plan this time? Just wondering where I will be on Sunday.
There is, but I don't remember whereabouts you are.

The DFS Toaster was finished with about four hours to spare:
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Post by flaxcottage » Sat Sep 21, 2019 6:51 am

Enjoy the meeting, guys. I shall be with you in spirit.

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Post by Elminster » Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:35 am

Diminished wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 11:15 pm
Elminster wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:47 pm
Is there a floor plan this time? Just wondering where I will be on Sunday.
There is, but I don't remember whereabouts you are.

The DFS Toaster was finished with about four hours to spare:
I’ll bring some bread tomorrow.

Anything else anyone needs tomorrow? I.e. forgot?

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Post by jbnbeeb » Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:47 am

A bit late to say but
Saturday morning museum will be open 9.30.. Not 900 like I said to some people last night. Oops sorry
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Post by sh0dan » Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:24 am

I'm leaving soon from Norwich to come and say "hi" in Cambridge. Hopefully I'll see you all in a few hours, I'll be the ackward person trying to introduce themselves :D

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