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Re: Today I received.....

Post by DutchAcorn » Tue Dec 09, 2014 9:13 pm

An Atom MMC! Works great, thanks again Charlie!

20 pin connectors for the user port to mess about with MMC cards on the BBC.

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Post by Zarchos » Wed Dec 10, 2014 5:21 pm

1st 2 in a series of 'Christmas presents to myself as I deserve it after all :lol: ' :
1st parcel :
- a boxed Atari Jaguar, power supply, 1 controller and games Cybermorph and Kasumi Ninja (both hideous and a shame when you read the specs of the Jag).
It is a 'smoking' Jaguar when power supply is plugged in, so yes there'll be some work to do (most of the time it's a failing power supply and what to change on the Jag's motherboard is documented on Youtube).
- an Atari 65xe, its power supply and an Atari xc12 tape desk. Sold as 'untested as no video cable available but powers on'.
- Much more important an A3000 'sold as is, see pictures, I've got no mouse'.
Hurrah ! Another very cheap and working A3000 featuring (ta da !)
° no battery leakage
° 2 Mbytes of RAM
° a Powertech minipodule and a working 120 Mbytes hard drive with no defects (and 'silent').
° RISC OS 3.11 with a label on the last ROM, something I had never seen in my other Archies
I cleaned it since it was full of nests from some insects.
See pictures ('beurk' as we say in French when it's disgusting).

Also some software from a company with an intelligent name :wink: (!Thinklink by Xavier Educational Software Ltd.)
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2nd parcel :
- a cheap and untested video projector (who knows : it might work ?)
- an Atari Jaguar (unit only) sold as untested (I expect it to be damaged due to improper non Atari power supply used that must have fried a series of chips,but again it's no big deal to repair).
EDIT : good news, it's fully working and I could despair playing 2 minutes Cybermorph, not worth 1/20th of our StarFighter.
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I almost forgot at the bottom of the parcel Metal Gear Solid 4 for the PS3 (and no I don't play games, I don't think I've used my PS3 more than a dozen hours since I own one) :
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Playing is a loss of time, creating or repairing is much more fulfilling

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Re: Today I received.....

Post by roland » Thu Dec 11, 2014 4:02 pm

A wing and 40 wires for my logic sniffer so I can sniff 32 signals simultaneously.
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FPGAtom: 512 KB RAM, Real Time Clock and 64 colours
MAN WOMAN :shock:

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Post by jgharston » Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:09 pm

Two Christmas cards. But it's only the 11th December!

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$ bbcbasic
PDP11 BBC BASIC IV Version 0.32
(C) Copyright J.G.Harston 1989,2005-2020
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Post by paulv » Sat Dec 13, 2014 8:12 pm

An AKA32 for my Arc :D
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Now I've got to find the SCSI drives which are in storage... this could take some time :roll:

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Post by CMcDougall » Sun Dec 14, 2014 3:10 pm

Got these during last week for my new job, van only done 150miles :) (now +300)
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laptop, iPhone (does not seem to iRon :cry: ) & a massive multimeter, which I get training on in the coming 4 weeks 8)
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Post by 1024MAK » Sun Dec 14, 2014 3:33 pm

A van with a flashing yellow light on top :shock:

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Post by piemmm » Mon Dec 15, 2014 1:36 pm

This!
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(The only relevance being that I'm going straight into Elite Dangerous with that!) :-) :-)

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Post by jonb » Mon Dec 15, 2014 3:00 pm

OH YOU ARE KIDDING!

ME WANT!

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Post by piemmm » Tue Dec 16, 2014 12:04 am

And yodel finally delivered the beeb (extra boards now fitted!)
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Post by nOmArch » Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:44 pm

piemmm wrote:This!
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(The only relevance being that I'm going straight into Elite Dangerous with that!) :-) :-)
Awesome!

I didn't bother with a DK2 because it's not Omni compatible, with any luck the CV will be out next year and we can all take a year off work!
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Back up to 1 Beeb again. \o/

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Post by Zarchos » Tue Dec 16, 2014 5:18 pm

A Retron 5 multi retro consoles emulation system !
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The odd backplane we had a talk about and 3 batteries to solder for the Archimedes or RISC PCs :
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Not received today but opened today : some storage units for ZIP disks with some ZIP 100 disks, and 2 light bulbs :
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Post by Multiwizard » Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:23 pm

Today I received ANH01 Joysticks for my BBC Master 512. :D

Now I only have to find me One ANH01 for my Elk on the left of the second photo.


Greetings, Wim... :-)
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Post by flibble » Wed Dec 17, 2014 5:48 pm

An A440, with ARM3, RO 3.11. AKA32 SCSI card, AEH50 network card, scsi disc, 10base5 to 10baseT tranciever.

Time to see if I can turn 2 riscix machines into 3, this time with networking!

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Post by DutchAcorn » Wed Dec 17, 2014 6:22 pm

multiwizard wrote:Today I received ANH01 Joysticks for my BBC Master 512. :D
Glad to see you got them Kees!
The only true way to play Elite and Aviator imho :D

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Post by Multiwizard » Wed Dec 17, 2014 6:42 pm

DutchAcorn wrote:
multiwizard wrote:Today I received ANH01 Joysticks for my BBC Master 512. :D
Glad to see you got them Kees!

Paul
Kees? :? :lol:

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Post by DutchAcorn » Wed Dec 17, 2014 7:12 pm

multiwizard wrote:
DutchAcorn wrote:
multiwizard wrote:Today I received ANH01 Joysticks for my BBC Master 512. :D
Glad to see you got them Kees!

Paul
Kees? :? :lol:
Oops, sry Wim :oops: :oops:
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Post by piemmm » Wed Dec 17, 2014 7:46 pm

This cnc thingy (some assembly required)
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Post by poink » Wed Dec 17, 2014 8:59 pm

piemmm wrote:This cnc thingy (some assembly required)
Oooh, CNC. Could probably happily drive it from a Beeb, although, something like LinuxCNC is probably a better idea.

(I'm hoping I'll get to make my first cuts on my mill shortly.)

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Post by Zarchos » Thu Dec 18, 2014 6:41 pm

Some books whose copies I didn't own
or
some books I didn't own any copy of

Which one is correct (it might be : 'none'). :lol: ?

I think I'll never be able to translate these French structures with 'dont' or 'pour lequel' ...
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Post by martinw » Sat Dec 20, 2014 1:02 pm

An early Christmas present (or two :))
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That's me done now :lol:

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Post by Multiwizard » Sat Dec 20, 2014 1:31 pm

martinw wrote:An early Christmas present (or two :))
Looks good... =D>


Greetings, Wim... :-)

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Post by martinw » Sat Dec 20, 2014 1:38 pm

Thanks, yeah, that's one of my Christmas holiday jobs now to get it into one of my Beebs :)

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Post by martinw » Sat Dec 20, 2014 1:41 pm

multiwizard wrote:Today I received ANH01 Joysticks for my BBC Master 512. :D

Now I only have to find me One ANH01 for my Elk on the left of the second photo.


Greetings, Wim... :-)
Looks like we have a very similar setup ... nice, I do love these old computers :)

I wonder if kids of today will have similar feelings towards iPads and Mac Book Airs etc when they get to our ages?

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Post by flaxcottage » Sat Dec 20, 2014 2:32 pm

martinw wrote:
I wonder if kids of today will have similar feelings towards iPads and Mac Book Airs etc when they get to our ages?
Doubt it. The technology will be obsolete and totally unusable; they can't do anything with them now so they definitely will not be able to do anything in the future. :twisted:
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Post by martinw » Sat Dec 20, 2014 3:21 pm

Maybe these might make kids look back with fondness in the future?
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I've ordered some stuff from ROOL that I'm looking forward to receiving. I like the idea of spending money with them as it feels like it's for a good cause =D>

https://www.riscosopen.org/content/sales/risc-os-pi

https://www.riscosopen.org/content/sales/nutpi

If I ever get the time I'd like to hook these two bits of kit together ;)
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Post by KarateEd » Sat Dec 20, 2014 8:38 pm

Hi Folks,

I received this yesterday.....

Ed......:-)
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Ed...... :-)

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Post by danielj » Sun Dec 21, 2014 9:32 am

Zarchos wrote:Some books whose copies I didn't own
or
some books I didn't own any copy of

Which one is correct (it might be : 'none'). :lol: ?
"some books that I didn't have any copies of"
is probably the closest.

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Re: Today I received.....

Post by Zarchos » Sun Dec 21, 2014 11:30 am

thanks... and sorry for slaughtering your mothertongue each time I use it ...

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Post by flaxcottage » Sun Dec 21, 2014 1:31 pm

Zarchos wrote:thanks... and sorry for slaughtering your mothertongue each time I use it ...
Not to worry. Your usage is better than most natives'. :lol: :twisted:
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