For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by Leew » Sun Sep 27, 2020 10:21 am

Sound's very interesting.

I would like one of these to give it a try :-)

UK based BTW.

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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by roland » Sun Sep 27, 2020 5:36 pm

I ordered a new batch of five boards, even before the second batch has been shipped :)
All reservations up till now are placed on the list.
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by RobC » Mon Sep 28, 2020 5:30 pm

Mine arrived last week and I finally tested it out yesterday.

It's excellent and really easy to use once setup. Love the little wireless icon too! =D> :D

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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by billcarr2005 » Wed Sep 30, 2020 7:55 am

I'd still like one of these!
With LEDs pre soldered please :)
(+ hoping for a case being available soon)

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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by roland » Wed Sep 30, 2020 4:38 pm

You're on the list. The advantage of the LED's already soldered is that they won't get lost during transport :lol:

I have two orders at PCBWay and I expect them to arrive in the second week of October. So I expect to ship them in the second half of October.
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by mr-macrisc » Fri Oct 09, 2020 11:09 pm

Can you add me to list please :)

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Post by roland » Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:15 am

You're added to the list. I have now 15 orders and 15 boards coming from China. The first 10 will arrive at October 14 and I expect the other 5 a week later. So for now they are sold out but I am happy to order a new batch of 10 boards if there are 5 new requests.
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by tone76 » Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:00 am

Add me to the waiting list, please (+ postage to Australia). Just 4 more requests to go now. :D

BTW are the any plans to offer some sort of 3D printed case? Or is someone else out there planning on making one? (i'd be keen to buy one if/when available)

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Post by roland » Sat Oct 17, 2020 4:20 pm

Processing the orders, manuals are ready :)
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by TonyMay » Thu Nov 12, 2020 11:10 pm

Hi Roland,
I still cannot PM anyone, so am unable to reply to your PM.
Please can you confirm you have received the required funds and have my address details?
Thanks.

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Post by roland » Fri Nov 13, 2020 11:18 am

You only have three posts to go and your PM's are enabled. So, say "hi" to a few new members and it's settled :)

I have received your payment and shipped your board. It will probably arrive shortly after the weekend.
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by TonyMay » Tue Nov 17, 2020 6:31 pm

The board arrived just before the weekend.

It is working flawlessly. I am happy that I'm able to reduce the dependence of the Electron on my PC by downloading games directly onto the Electron from a remote web server. I am even more happy that I am able to print text directly from the Electron onto my HP laser printer.

Thanks for this.

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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by sfalvey » Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:34 pm

I'd like to order one when there are some available.

Thanks

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Post by roland » Fri Nov 20, 2020 8:23 am

OK, You're on the list.
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by mr-macrisc » Sun Nov 22, 2020 4:29 pm

Do we know if anyone on here can print a case for these boards?

Happy to pay as have no way to make a case myself.

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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by mark71 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:25 pm

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Do we know if anyone on here can print a case for these boards?

Happy to pay as have no way to make a case myself.

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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by roland » Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:27 pm

This is a very good start, looks great already =D>
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by mark71 » Sat Dec 05, 2020 7:39 am

roland wrote:
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:27 pm
This is a very good start, looks great already =D>
Well the frist working prototype of the case is here. With Logo and holes for LED's.

Stl file attached. Printed in Cream PLA. The case doesn't have any clips to keep it together, but is a slight interfereance fit on the pegs inside.

Need to buy a dual head printer then can bling out the text.....

Model created in FreeCAD, and Acorn logo was generated from jpeg to svg in Inkscape.
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by roland » Sun Dec 06, 2020 9:19 am

Hi Mark, this looks wonderful =D>

I will try to get my 3D printer to life and print one.
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by roland » Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:30 pm

I wasted several hours with my 3D printer but I couldn't get anything printed. It managed twice to start printing but after 5-10 minutes there was no filament coming out of the nozzle so printing failed. Even manual extrude of filament didn't work. So I guess my printer is ready for the garbage bin :(

Mark, are you willing to print and sell these cases on request?
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by derek » Mon Dec 07, 2020 7:00 pm

Hi,

I do not have a 3D Printer, so I was going get a case printed with a 3D Printing company.

I will get back here with prices on printing cases if anyone is interested.
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by mark71 » Mon Dec 07, 2020 8:19 pm

roland wrote:
Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:30 pm
I wasted several hours with my 3D printer but I couldn't get anything printed. It managed twice to start printing but after 5-10 minutes there was no filament coming out of the nozzle so printing failed. Even manual extrude of filament didn't work. So I guess my printer is ready for the garbage bin :(

Mark, are you willing to print and sell these cases on request?
Hi Roland

In principle yes i could print a few cases off, basic cost would be £3's plus PnP. Takes around 57g of PLA, and 10hours of printing time, which on my printer is around 1kwh. Did some tests on this to calculate a basic costs some months back. Problem in general with 3D printing is the time taken to print things out.

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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by roland » Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:20 pm

My printer estimated 2h45 for printing the front side. For what it's worth if it can't print for five minutes :lol:

Let's wait what Derek finds out.... And I'll also make some inquiries at 3D printing companies.
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by derek » Tue Dec 08, 2020 4:11 pm

Hi,

I had a quick look around tge Internet, it seems getting 3D parts printed from .STL files is as hard as selecting the best 3D Printer. There is alot of companies offering print services.

I looked a wbsite called treatstock.co.uk, who gave a list of 3D Print Bureaus, the cheapest top 4 gave a price for 10 cases, of $67.19 with free delivery on two companies.

Unit price of $6.72

The web site is supplying the price in dollars even though the companies are in the UK, so price in UKP is £5.03
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Re: For sale: Acorn Electron WiFi cartridges

Post by gavinlew » Thu Dec 31, 2020 5:30 pm

Hi,
Happy new year. Are the Wifi cartridges still available?
Ta.
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