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by daveejhitchins
Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Electron 6502 desolder / socket pics
Replies: 11
Views: 385

Re: Electron 6502 desolder / socket pics

OK . . . Now let's see a photo with the keyboard in place =D> :lol:

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Acorn 3000 4mb Ram Expansion
Replies: 46
Views: 1306

Re: Acorn 3000 4mb Ram Expansion

Yes, still lots available, I'll put you down on the list . . . So sorry everyone that the testing is taking so long.

Dave H :(
by daveejhitchins
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Taxan 775 - A good home required - Not for resale!
Replies: 1
Views: 81

Re: Taxan 775 - A good home required - Not for resale!

Wow . . . Spoken for already . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: Taxan 775 - A good home required - Not for resale!
Replies: 1
Views: 81

Taxan 775 - A good home required - Not for resale!

If anyone would like a Taxan 775 multisync monitor (?) Just shout - CJE have one here - £500 back in '87. Needs some slight attention e.g. needs a tap, on top, to get red gun firing - probably just a soldered joint needs reflowing! Currently residing in Manchester, however, could get it to County Du...
by daveejhitchins
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:26 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: Hard problems @ ROUGOL / Mon 20th Nov 2017
Replies: 6
Views: 195

Re: Hard problems @ ROUGOL / Mon 20th Nov 2017

helpful wrote:Well if someone was to volunteer to do it, maybe. Although we're a bit wary of doing that because we don't want to give more reasons for people not to come along. Without a decent number of physical attendees the meetings would die.
But some of us live far-far-away, in another Galaxy! :(

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: EEPROM - the Holy Grail of Sideways Rom?
Replies: 340
Views: 25849

Re: EEPROM - the Holy Grail of Sideways Rom?

but I though I’d had good feedback from people who do. Hmmm! I think this maybe a "I'm shy" issue! I seem to be suffering a similar issue with the MGC . . . I know there are several Games/Utilities that don't work on the MGC, however, I've had no feedback from users - which really surpris...
by daveejhitchins
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: software: other
Topic: InterWord Carrier
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: InterWord Carrier

NilByMouth wrote:Any idea how much the boards will cost to buy?
Probably no more than a few pounds . . . They're tiny and single sided.

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:53 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Moulds?
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Re: Moulds?

Hmmm! I had access to the Plus 1 Mould at one time. I'm keeping a lookout for the company that ended up with it, whilst searching through my archive. Don't hold out much hope of them still having it, though . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Electron Joystick interface and 'pokable' ports
Replies: 17
Views: 453

Re: Electron Joystick interface and 'pokable' ports

@ Regj OK . . . I've found the connectors I bought via eBay - If you're still interested in them? Here are some images: IMG_2111.jpg IMG_2112.jpg When I used one of these for the Mode 7 Box Repair I had to straighten out the pins to solder the connector on the edge of the PCB. No great shakes, howe...
by daveejhitchins
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: InterWord Carrier
Replies: 4
Views: 190

Re: InterWord Carrier

Hi, Malc . . . and welcome to the Forum . . . Enjoy . . . Re your Interword question: If you're interested in using the ROM (?) and you're not in a rush (?) I've replicated the design of the board and it's production is just waiting for me to finalise a similar board for the ABE (Advanced BASIC Edit...
by daveejhitchins
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: wanted
Topic: Wanted: Alpine Software titles for public release
Replies: 16
Views: 333

Re: Wanted: Alpine Software titles for public release

sirbod wrote:Saturday is my birthday so I'm out all day
In case I forget (ABUG!)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Saturday =D>

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: For free: two boxes of Acorn mags
Replies: 10
Views: 307

Re: For free: two boxes of Acorn mags

Thank you all . . . I'll did out my duplicates too . . . We should do this on Saturday morning - Swap Shop :lol:

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: For free: two boxes of Acorn mags
Replies: 10
Views: 307

Re: For free: two boxes of Acorn mags

If there's any left after Paul's had a rummage . . . I'd like a few, please

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Nov 11, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: wanted
Topic: [W] For Electron: Plus 1 / First Byte Joystick Interface
Replies: 3
Views: 187

Re: [W] For Electron: Plus 1 / First Byte Joystick Interface

I don't have a First Byte, however, I do have one of these, unfortunately less the Tape, but maybe someone around here may have it? Let me know if it's a good enough replacement - No problem if not! IMG_2102.jpg IMG_2103.jpg IMG_2104.jpg IMG_2105.jpg IMG_2106.jpg IMG_2107.jpg Hmmm! the case needs a ...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Master ADFS problems
Replies: 12
Views: 286

Re: Master ADFS problems

CMcDougall wrote:ADFS is a problem :x :lol:

to do *Drive 0/1/2/3 it is *MOUNT 1 to get Drive1, try your disc in other drive for your Clown game, but doubt it as it loads ok....
Col. I believe this is your tamest post with "ADFS" within it . . . =D> :lol:

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:28 am
Forum: upcoming and recent events & exhibitions
Topic: ABUG EAST MIDLANDS (Winter Warmer) 17-19 November 2017 (Leicestershire) BOOKING THREAD
Replies: 133
Views: 4133

Re: ABUG EAST MIDLANDS (Winter Warmer) 17-19 November 2017 (Leicestershire) BOOKING THREAD

Does anyone coming have a nice condition Electron case + keyboard that they could sell me? Or a complete machine in real good cosmetic condition, but with completely sha**ed beyond repair mobo*? ;) * = I'm sure DaveH would contest that there's no such thing as an Elk mobo that can't be repaired!! Y...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: 30 Years On...
Replies: 9
Views: 214

Re: 30 Years On...

H, Andrew . . . Welcome to the Forum . . . Enjoy!

Dave h :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello, I am a keen acorn owner and hope to take part in the forum.
Replies: 12
Views: 331

Re: Hello, I am a keen acorn owner and hope to take part in the forum.

Hi, Derek . . . Welcome to the Forum . . . Enjoy!

Good luck with all your projects and looking forward to your contributions :D

Hope you're in better health soon . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Nov 11, 2017 9:15 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Just an Intro
Replies: 10
Views: 219

Re: Just an Intro

Hi, Paul . . . Welcome to the Forum . . . Enjoy!

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Once an acorn, now an oak...
Replies: 8
Views: 225

Re: Once an acorn, now an oak...

Welcome to the Forum, Breadfi5h . . . Enjoy . . .

Hope you manage yo reach your goal, with Citadel. Be careful, though . . . Your Boy may beat you :lol:

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: FS: Slogger PCBs: Pegasus, Click, Stop Press etc
Replies: 170
Views: 15850

Re: FS: Slogger PCBs: Pegasus, Click, Stop Press etc

@Roy . . . As mentioned in my PM I'll talk you through what's available and let you decide which way to go - when I get back home (after the 12th November)

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sun Nov 05, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from the Forest of Dean
Replies: 10
Views: 201

Re: Hello from the Forest of Dean

Welcome to the Forum, Dave . . . Enjoy . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: general
Topic: Computer Shops From Back In The Day
Replies: 59
Views: 5222

Re: Computer Shops From Back In The Day

I too visited the Micro Power shop in Leeds, but working in Bradford Center I more frequently visited the shop on Ivegate I think it was, just up from Market Street, was that where Eltec moved to from Manningham Lane? I visited them on Manningham but it was a bit of a trek on a lunchtime. The one o...
by daveejhitchins
Sat Nov 04, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: 6809 experiments
Replies: 129
Views: 5891

Re: 6809 experiments

Welcome to the Forum, Graham . . . Enjoy . . .

Any stories from your time with Acorn? Love to hear them :D

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Unable to Load on BBC B
Replies: 12
Views: 258

Re: Unable to Load on BBC B

Hi, Paul . . . Good luck with your tape loading and Welcome to the Forum . . . Enjoy . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Electron Joystick interface and 'pokable' ports
Replies: 17
Views: 453

Re: Electron Joystick interface and 'pokable' ports

Now need to source an edge connector (how hard can that be, I wonder...) There used to be someone selling a suitable connector on eBay. Haven't seen them for a while, however, I grabbed a few for repairing a Mode 7 box - so I should either have a spare or, at least, the address of the seller. Give ...
by daveejhitchins
Fri Nov 03, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: Unstable display on issue 7 beeb
Replies: 14
Views: 308

Re: Unstable display on issue 7 beeb

Welcome to the Forum, Michael . . . Enjoy . . .

I'm sure you'll get lots of advice here. You'll have to keep everybody up-to-date with progress on your display issue and anything you find with your Master. Good luck with progress . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Mon Oct 30, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Proposed: "The Ultimate Electron Upgrade"
Replies: 153
Views: 9979

Re: Proposed: "The Ultimate Electron Upgrade"

hicks wrote:I'm still electronless having lost another ebay auction today #-o , I'll get one eventually for a reasonable price :)
If you haven't found one by the time I get back home (hopefully by the 12th November) give me a shout. I should be able to sort you one out . . .

Dave H :D
by daveejhitchins
Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: Broken MDFS
Replies: 30
Views: 980

Re: Broken MDFS

philb wrote:In fact I have a feeling I bought two of them and have lost both, which seems excessively careless.
My Mrs H hasn't 'tidied' them away for you has she? :roll:

Dave H :lol:

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