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HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / Re: your latest Retro computer purchases
« on: September 16, 2012, 08:33:49 PM »
ACORN ELECTRON

f....i....nall....y!!!

Only been looking for one for about 4 years!

£3 at the car boot in York, of all places. See the rewards of car booting on holiday?  ;D

That said not tried it yet.



Bargain... i am jealous

Andy

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HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / Re: Raspberry Pi "super-computer"
« on: September 13, 2012, 05:13:26 PM »
I like it, but i shall not be doing that either... i a real noob when it comes to linux, all i've managed so far is to get a couple of the demo programs to run.

Andy

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GENERAL RETRO CHIT CHAT / ZX81 makes beautiful music....
« on: September 05, 2012, 08:15:56 PM »
With the help of a master chip tune artist none other than Yerzmyey....

http://yerzmyey.i-demo.pl/

I was talking to Andy and mentioned that we now had TurboAY on ZX81 6 channels of chip tune fantastic-ness

Regards Andy

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GENERAL RETRO CHIT CHAT / Re: Worst mistake made while collecting...
« on: September 04, 2012, 06:42:07 PM »
I threw a working 8032 PET in the skip about 10 years ago, during a house move  :'(

I definately regret that...

Andy

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OFF TOPIC / Re: The joy of Pi
« on: August 31, 2012, 06:49:39 PM »
i remeber reading somewhere that you should not power the Pi from a usb socket on PC/laptop.... i use a Blackberry charger rated at 700Ma

Andy

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HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / Re: 3.5" fdd on Spectrum +3
« on: August 29, 2012, 09:39:36 PM »
There is also a little mod that you can do to make the drives (assuming you add the 3.5" as drive B) swap so the 3.5" becomes drive A and the internal 3" becomes drive B

http://www.worldofspectrum.org/zxplus3e/software.html#mformat is a format program that can format disks to several different formats.

Regards Andy

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NEW MEMBERS - SIGN IN HERE PLEASE / Re: Introduction . . . to yourselves!
« on: December 24, 2011, 05:53:21 PM »
Well i suppose it's about time i came along and had a look at what goes on in here...

Some of you will already know me but probably most won't, i'm a bit of a zx81 nut and um thats about it  ;D

Regards Andy

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