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Good value Goteks

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First, I have absolutely no vested interest in this other than seeing people get good value for money!

Keir Fraser, who wrote the FlashFloppy firmware which is used on pretty much all the gotek floppy emulator these days, has been importing/selling goteks direct from the factory with the firmware already installed:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/flashfl ... 813402007/ - (you'll need to join the group to see)
Multiple colours, the OLED and Rotary Encoder are factory fitted, and they've got a new revision of the MCU which should be faster, with more memory and hence be more reliable.
"£37 with OLED & Rotary (Grey, Beige, Yellow Beige, Black)
£28 with 3-digit LED & Push Buttons (Grey, Beige, Black)
Direct sales worldwide (Postage UK: £4, EU: £6/£11, RoW: £10/£15 untracked/tracked)."

He also sells them on ebay here:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/zeroflux/m.html

Pick up a greaseweazle for £20 whilst you're at it :D

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Hmph, misread the title! Thought it was good value Daleks!

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Thanks for that, Daniel. Just got myself a Greaseweazle. Maybe it will help me with archiving some of those pesky titles. :D
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BeebMaster wrote:
Tue Jul 05, 2022 12:37 pm
Hmph, misread the title! Thought it was good value Daleks!
It's a close call on which is worse to find in your house.
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One similarity is that neither will be getting anywhere near my Beebs...in the case of Daleks, 'cos they don't like stairs!
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BeebMaster wrote:
Tue Jul 05, 2022 5:01 pm
One similarity is that neither will be getting anywhere near my Beebs...in the case of Daleks, 'cos they don't like stairs!
Yes, but they've evolved now . . . Stairs - Pah!

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I see...I have no knowledge of anything which may have happened after approx. December 1986 when I stopped watching!
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Yes, I always thought that Daleks were an evolutionary dead end. Super beings which cannot climb stairs and are always defeated. What? :shock:

PS: I stopped watching Dr Who after John Pertwee. :lol:
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BeebMaster wrote:
Tue Jul 05, 2022 5:16 pm
I see...I have no knowledge of anything which may have happened after approx. December 1986 when I stopped watching!
From October 1988 ("Remembrance of the Daleks", Sylvester McCoy): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_cJ9BlMCw8
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Ahem
Goteks!
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danielj wrote:
Wed Jul 06, 2022 6:49 am
Ahem
Goteks!
They can't climbs stairs either. :lol:
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geraldholdsworth wrote:
Wed Jul 06, 2022 7:37 am
danielj wrote:
Wed Jul 06, 2022 6:49 am
Ahem
Goteks!
They can't climbs stairs either. :lol:
Depends on how hard you throw them.
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geraldholdsworth wrote:
Wed Jul 06, 2022 7:37 am
danielj wrote:
Wed Jul 06, 2022 6:49 am
Ahem
Goteks!
They can't climbs stairs either. :lol:
Depends on the ‘step’ setting?
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