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Lardo Boffin
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Re: Worth Taking a Look At

Post by Lardo Boffin » Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:22 pm

Atom, issue 5
BBC model B 32k issue 4, 16k sideways RAM, Watford 12 ROM board, Acorn 6502 coproc
BBC model B 32k issue 7, turboMMC, Opus Challenger 3 512k, Pi 3 coproc
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Re: Worth Taking a Look At

Post by jms2 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:55 pm

Anyone know what this Elk expansion unit is? I'm not thinking of buying it, just intrigued.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Retr ... Swa0ddmbLH

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Re: Worth Taking a Look At

Post by Slo » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:03 pm

Its a disk drive interface for the plus 1/rombox that fits on the back of an elk. Surprised hes asking 70 quid for it if he doesnt know what its for or does or even works which it probably wont seeing as he cant find the power lead for the computer (that old chesnut)

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Re: Worth Taking a Look At

Post by Pernod » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:07 pm

jms2 wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:55 pm
Anyone know what this Elk expansion unit is? I'm not thinking of buying it, just intrigued.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Retr ... Swa0ddmbLH
It's the Cumana Floppy Disk System, see http://chrisacorns.computinghistory.org ... ystem.html. It's not much use without the utility disk, which is not archived. You can use with the Slogger EDFS though.

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Re: Worth Taking a Look At

Post by jms2 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:57 pm

Thanks Nigel, I had not seen that interface before. Having the cable coming out of the bottom is unusual but neat.

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