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by CMcDougall
Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: My First BBC
Replies: 14
Views: 124

Re: My First BBC

welcome C,

I like the way you say downgrade from Vic20 to a speccy3 =D>

can't beat bomber city, first personal computer I played too before a electron 8)
by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original

you & me both,
if I had emulator at Normal tape speed, would be pulling my grey side hair out by now, & no UEF :|
by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Felix In The Factory key choice
Replies: 6
Views: 179

Re: Felix In The Factory key choice

the key selection on the original tapes are utter #-o but noticed that the Disc version of FITFactory does have them 'correct' with ZX*/ Return :D ff.png any chance, could someone also do Rocket Raid - Acornsoft, as it was crap on High Score Challenge recently, as got a sore left hand after a while :x
by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: ELECTRON User Port & ROM/RAM Board with UPURS - NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 101
Views: 3715

Re: ELECTRON User Port & ROM/RAM Board with UPURS - NOW AVAILABLE

just tried to PM 'uniforix' a few post back , but has only 13 posts so no reply...
I can supply a original one made by 'Sydney' as now don't have enough Plus1s to put them all in #-o

this will inc eprom, but no FTDI cable as mine took 2wk from China & I still need it! 8)
by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: ELECTRON User Port & ROM/RAM Board with UPURS - NOW AVAILABLE
Replies: 101
Views: 3715

Re: ELECTRON User Port & ROM/RAM Board with UPURS - NOW AVAILABLE

MartinB wrote:Has anyone seen or heard from Alex lately ? He's been a bit thin on the ground recently.....?

He said on BoringBook that his Mrs has made him put all his crap to one side, & get the dishes done :lol:
by CMcDougall
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC SD Card on Ebay
Replies: 12
Views: 424

Re: BBC SD Card on Ebay

flaxcottage wrote:WiFi for the Beeb? :shock:

the SD card is, Mark / RetroClinic has done it a few months ago, & works on his dataCentre.
just needs a file on the SD card which he put up, then just refresh, and your new files fly through the air 8)
by CMcDougall
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Supreme Team - Touchline Computers 1987 3.5"ADFS80M
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: Supreme Team - Touchline Computers 1987 3.5"ADFS80M

me wrote:some files from ADFS to DFS which I will have to compare later..

& here they are....
by CMcDougall
Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Island Adventure - Helen Percy - Castaway Tape
Replies: 8
Views: 259

Re: Island Adventure - Helen Percy - Castaway Tape

^ :shock: ehh, how do I make a 23K beeb.... 16k + 7k SWRAM /shadow... :? :lol:
by CMcDougall
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original

O I noticed that you are missing Scr11, on the disc version that I have it does have a Scr11. just checked .WAV to beeb, and Scr11 does not exist on the tape at all, ie Straight from 10 then 12. I don't know history of this original tape at all, or could be like the disc, unreleased, DaveM/E can ve...
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original

the CSW or the WAV did not read into the beta Alpha bEm22, which I also tried as was having alot of bother trying to get archived.

but, least no more of this :
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original

Yip then it work if you have tape speed set to fast. Thanks for the tip. & thank you, think this tape has now opened up another can of worms with tape reading on BeebEm414..... as, usually, bEm22 will read them much better, so this has thrown my thinking out the window. so, if it can't read it ...
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Supreme Team - Touchline Computers 1987 3.5"ADFS80M
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: Supreme Team - Touchline Computers 1987 3.5"ADFS80M

^I sure did Daniel, and then formatted the backup ADFS disc back to DFS so it's usefull again! :lol:
even when ADI was reading 'original copy', mostly would give errors too, especially >Track30
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC SD Card on Ebay
Replies: 12
Views: 424

Re: BBC SD Card on Ebay

I mensioned it to duikkie a while back:
viewtopic.php?f=3&t=10621&start=660#p178373
pay attention Ian! 8)

plus, everything gets stolen from here, using our brilliant minds to look good... [-X
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Essex UK.
Replies: 15
Views: 241

Re: Hello from Essex UK.

welcome Brian :)

hope you find some good blank 51/4" discs, or your heads will be a nice brown colour....
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Supreme Team - Touchline Computers 1987 3.5"ADFS80M
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Supreme Team - Touchline Computers 1987 3.5"ADFS80M

got this also from DaveE, he did not have much hope for it, and he was right... :( disc changed into new case, squeaked like mad doing a *CAT, fell disc fell apart so bad, now can even see through parts of it now :shock: : st3.jpg what I now get after a backup to a known good disc using ADI rom: stC...
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original

how the hell do you think I got the loader screen up in first post...... :lol:
by CMcDougall
Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Re: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original

What version of beebEm414 you using??
works perfect on my windows10 lappy & winXP desktop
if it did not work, would not of uploaded it :roll:
Yes still got the WAV I made, but useless & does not load to real beeb...
by CMcDougall
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Island Adventure - Helen Percy - Castaway Tape
Replies: 8
Views: 259

Re: Island Adventure - Helen Percy - Castaway Tape

Should be, as DaveE copied it to a TDK D90 twice on sideB, so yes thats it, pain in the bottom to archive as block60 & 36 was :x
by CMcDougall
Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Island Adventure - Helen Percy - Castaway Tape
Replies: 8
Views: 259

Island Adventure - Helen Percy - Castaway Tape

Island Adventure - Helen Percy - Castaway Tape

another copy from DaveE 8)
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isl2.jpg

isMa.jpg


enjoy :)
by CMcDougall
Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: archive submissions
Topic: Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original
Replies: 14
Views: 248

Uggies Garden - Superior /Acornsoft -Tape Original

Uggies Garden - Superior / Acornsoft - Tape UEFhq

Received the copy from DaveE 8) , as DaveM lost the original after it was copied... [-X
UGldr.jpg
choose

works on BeebEm414 but not bEm22 :? & GOTO60 after err...

enjoy :)
by CMcDougall
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Coming Back
Replies: 10
Views: 214

Re: Coming Back

welcome David :)

why not throw M128 in nearest skip & get the beeb out loft!
by CMcDougall
Wed Sep 13, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: software: new games
Topic: ZOMBIES ATE OUR ROADIES!
Replies: 28
Views: 614

Re: ZOMBIES ATE OUR ROADIES!

^tried most PCs with 31/2" omniflop, and old laptops (Win98) work fast & 100% good data 8)
band.jpg

"N" ,seems my new £1k iTelephone10 needs to go out nearest window :shock: :lol:
by CMcDougall
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: software: new games
Topic: ZOMBIES ATE OUR ROADIES!
Replies: 28
Views: 614

Re: ZOMBIES ATE OUR ROADIES!

Nice one Stu =D>

was going to say where is SSD earlier, but , well, it's here now. 8)
Also saves your trusty elk & drives (& yourself time to image /package /postbox walk) :wink:
by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Help Needed-Personal Quiz Package/Colisoft WAV>UEF
Replies: 7
Views: 782

Re: Help Needed-Personal Quiz Package/Colisoft WAV>UEF

^that saves me doing that then! 8)
looks like from the "old_computer_museum" discs /massive ZIP, mostly 99.8% stolen from STH :shock:
why did Dave not notice that.....
ldr1a.jpg

ldr1b.jpg

inG.jpg

inGb.jpg
by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S8 - R1 - A Maze In Space
Replies: 33
Views: 718

Re: High Score Challenge S8 - R1 - A Maze In Space

me wrote:now going to try the real deal

much better! 94,800 8)
by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: software: games - high scores
Topic: High Score Challenge S8 - R1 - A Maze In Space
Replies: 33
Views: 718

Re: High Score Challenge S8 - R1 - A Maze In Space

just had a blast again on emu, now going to try the real deal (as suntan man Dickinson's would say!)
42,000 :? (but great fun :) )
by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: archive requests
Topic: Help Needed-Personal Quiz Package/Colisoft WAV>UEF
Replies: 7
Views: 782

Re: Help Needed-Personal Quiz Package/Colisoft WAV>UEF

Arcadian wrote: not likely I'll get this done for a few weeks ...

a few 3.3yrs later :shock: , did you find the same PQ file on sideB? blocks 19 to 1B only needed!

found the failing .WAV (sideA) when looking for something else, as you do, & wondered if it worked......
:)
by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: P.R.E.S. AP5 - Original and Re-Design
Replies: 223
Views: 10944

Re: P.R.E.S. AP5 - Original and Re-Design

Well ADFS135 Works on IDE fine but it's command set makes it pretty useless. Also as Prime (Phill HS) found out with his Plus3 the Floppy Support doesn't work A bit harsh Baz, you already knew the Plus3 was utter garbage, think DaveH has done an excellent job =D> on this RARE as hens teeth board (o...
by CMcDougall
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: First word plus to PC
Replies: 12
Views: 174

Re: First word plus to PC

welcome Warrior :)

hope your discs are readable , I would do them as have a old lappy that does them in 1min, but I only like electron & beeb, never tried /would know if output is good for your Arc
by CMcDougall
Sat Sep 09, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC Model B takes up smoking
Replies: 22
Views: 461

Re: BBC Model B takes up smoking

why "the short term" ? don't really need them, they where to stop interference with old TV tune in & the FM radio dial. but since we have digiTV and radio is full of adverts, no one listens to it now anyways :lol: Caps : caps.jpg it's usually the big one that goes pop, easy fix if you...

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