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by vanpeebles
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: software: other
Topic: Z80 on a BBC B
Replies: 30
Views: 682

Re: Z80 on a BBC B

I have a Torch disk unit and rom I'd be happy to sell. The torch z80 card is missing but they are available new on ebay.
by vanpeebles
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Megadrive 1 power regulators
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Megadrive 1 power regulators

https://mdpal60.net/wiki/megadrive/regionmod/start that seems a good one for the region mod.
by vanpeebles
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:12 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Megadrive 1 power regulators
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Megadrive 1 power regulators

I'm not too sure, both of mine where already done when I got them, they have metal toggle switches on the back :)
by vanpeebles
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC Model B takes up smoking
Replies: 39
Views: 1291

Re: BBC Model B takes up smoking

Ah when I did the Master, it was left for a number of days but I was still a bit weary :) So you touch the points of a single capacitor together?
by vanpeebles
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC Model B takes up smoking
Replies: 39
Views: 1291

Re: BBC Model B takes up smoking

How long could a BBC PSU capacitor hold a charge for? When I did the ones in my Master I left it turned off for a day, flicked switch on and off etc. I'm still very wary of working on electronics. In general, there isn't a simple answer to this, as it depends on the circuit, the voltage and the cap...
by vanpeebles
Mon Oct 16, 2017 7:59 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Megadrive 1 power regulators
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Megadrive 1 power regulators

While it is in bits, you might as well wire up a 50/60hz switch and a region switch too :)
by vanpeebles
Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Megadrive 1 power regulators
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: Megadrive 1 power regulators

I'm a Megadrive fanboy, and the Z80 does the sound :)
by vanpeebles
Sat Oct 07, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 2223

Re: Elite Dangerous

Vega 64 gfx card and a 1950X Threadripper. The horse power is there but not the drivers yet I think :lol:

Yep those are captures from the PC.
by vanpeebles
Fri Oct 06, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 2223

Re: Elite Dangerous

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by vanpeebles
Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 2223

Re: Elite Dangerous

I think that is more due to the new unproven parts in my PC rather than the game :)
by vanpeebles
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 2223

Re: Elite Dangerous

Well I'm moving from the xbox one and back to the PC one where I started with the beta. I'm not impressed by how the PC version runs, something not quite right in my setup. Seems prone to a loading stutter which settles down after a minute or so. I forgot that I got access to the rare Cobra IV, so I...
by vanpeebles
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: 6502 2nd Processor, Unusual BBC IO Board also Raspberry Pi 2 ARMv7 Bundle
Replies: 26
Views: 1951

Re: 6502 2nd Processor, Unusual BBC IO Board also Raspberry Pi 2 ARMv7 Bundle

Done, I did see if there was a way of making the sold ones hidden, to keep the post clean but the information still there.
by vanpeebles
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:02 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: 6502 2nd Processor, Unusual BBC IO Board also Raspberry Pi 2 ARMv7 Bundle
Replies: 26
Views: 1951

Re: Acorn Electron + Plus 1 Bundle, unusual BBC IO Board, Pi2 Bundle and 6502 Second Processor

Price drop on Electron bundle to £70. Also added 6502 Second Processor.
by vanpeebles
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 2223

Re: Elite Dangerous

It would probably go phoot! and some smoke would come out (like an elderly beeb PSU) :lol:
by vanpeebles
Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: Elite Dangerous
Replies: 35
Views: 2223

Re: Elite Dangerous

The ones I posted are just from the Xbox One version :)
by vanpeebles
Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: off-topic
Topic: LOLPRICE
Replies: 2681
Views: 187137

Re: LOLPRICE

Now that's a real bobby dazzler!
by vanpeebles
Mon Sep 18, 2017 6:51 pm
Forum: other vintage computer hardware, software and games
Topic: Spectrum Currah MicroSource
Replies: 5
Views: 238

Re: Spectrum Currah MicroSource

I might be misunderstood but I thought it was some kind of analogue sound device?
by vanpeebles
Fri Sep 15, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: BBC Model B takes up smoking
Replies: 39
Views: 1291

Re: BBC Model B takes up smoking

How long could a BBC PSU capacitor hold a charge for? When I did the ones in my Master I left it turned off for a day, flicked switch on and off etc. I'm still very wary of working on electronics.
by vanpeebles
Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: for sale / freebies
Topic: 6502 2nd Processor, Unusual BBC IO Board also Raspberry Pi 2 ARMv7 Bundle
Replies: 26
Views: 1951

Re: Acorn Electron Bundle for Sale

I'd rather sell as a bundle, to move it on all in one go :)

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