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Hello All,

A relative of mine found a BBC Micro B lying around. Thought I would give a go at using it once I have replaced the relevant capacitors.

Any recommendations for what to use it for?

Thanks,

Tom
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Welcome Tom :)

Games games games :!:

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What are your interests? Which other retro computers have you used and what did you do with them? There are a lot of things you can do with a beeb!
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Hi Tom,

welcome to this great Forum... :D


Greetings from my little Dutch Atomic Attic, Wim... :-)
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Welcome, Tom. :D

The limit to using a Beeb is your imagination.
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welcome Tom :)
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Welcome,
they are good for driving simple electronic devices, either via the user port (5v) or the new I2C analogue port passthrough adapter.
They also play games bbcmicro.co.uk
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Welcome!
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Welcome Tom,
InterestedTom wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 5:01 pm
A relative of mine fou :wink: nd a BBC Micro B lying around.
Any recommendations for what to use it for?
Try to exchange it for an Atom (*) :mrgreen:

Enjoy your visits to this great forum!

Greetings from the south of the Netherlands,
Roland


(*) Just kidding, the Beeb is a great microcomputer. I always admired the way it has been designed; both hardware and software. It's just that the Atom is more attractive for me - simply because I could not afford a Beeb bitd. And now I can't abandon my Atoms anymore, I'm addicted to them :wink:
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FPGAtom: 512 KB RAM, Real Time Clock and 64 colours
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Welcome! :D
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Welcome to the Forum, Tom . . . Hope you find something to keep you interested in your newly found Beeb . . .

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I have finally got back to looking at the bbc micro, put it back together again but it seems to beep incessantly and a blank screen displayed via the RGB video out when powered up...
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