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You never know, you could bag a bargain!

Went for £98 :)

Thanks to AndyRCM for letting me post this here.

Following the recent decision by two high profile Cambridge tech businesses, Red Gate Software and ARM Holdings to spearhead the foundation of a new world class Cambridge Computing History Museum, Microsoft Research has also agreed to sponsor the initiative.

Ken Wood - Deputy Managing Director of Microsoft Research said: "Microsoft Research Ltd is delighted to sponsor the Centre for Computing History in Cambridge. Many of the instrumental developments in computing technology have their roots in Cambridge, and we are proud to contribute to the wider appreciation of the history of what is now an important aspect of everyone’s daily life.”

You can read the rest of the article at

« on: May 09, 2011, 09:26:01 PM »
Anyone seen one of these?

Ive been given one by Arcadian to get working, but it didn't come with the laser disk player or any disks!

FOR SALE / WANTED / Stuff for Sale/Free at RCM Weekender
« on: May 04, 2011, 01:54:11 PM »
This list will be growing over the week. All items are for collection on Sunday only from the event. Smaller items could be posted, but only via a courier.

May consider swaps for some items.

PC ISA/EISA Cards - Network, Sound, Video, IDE, SCSI etc - From £1 each

No prices for the below yet - just looking for interest.

Amstrad CPC464
Apple G3 Beige 233Mhz
Acorn Archimedes A3000
Acorn Archimedes A3010
Commodore +4 (Fully boxed)
Nintendo SNES + 5 games, some boxed (Super Mario All Stars, Mortal Combat, Street Racer, Killer Instinct & F-Zero)

GAMING . . . / Amiga games
« on: April 04, 2011, 12:22:01 PM »
What are 'the' games for the Amiga? I never owned one, so I don't know the best games for it. They are for my 1200, so AGA games are ok.

So far, I have Lemmings, Sensible Soccer, Worms, Cannon Fodder, Pinball Dreams, Monkey Island 1 & 2 and a couple others.

FOR SALE / WANTED / Wanted : 8 Pin DIN Plug for C64
« on: March 29, 2011, 04:16:25 PM »
Anyone know where you can get these from. These are the round 8 pin plugs for the C64 video port. The pins are not in the normal C shape.

HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / 48k Speccy composite mod issue
« on: March 28, 2011, 08:11:12 PM »
Anyone got any ideas how to fix this? Currently taking the composite signal pre modulator.

FOR SALE / WANTED / SOLD : Sensible Soccer for Mega CD
« on: March 23, 2011, 09:23:20 PM »
Anyone want it? £6 inc P&P

HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / Spectrum +3 + Interface 1 & Micro drives
« on: March 22, 2011, 05:12:41 PM »
Simple question - can this be done?

If not, can a normal 128k cope with it?

OFF TOPIC / Anyone going to Gadget Show Live?
« on: March 16, 2011, 10:15:33 AM »
I will be there on the Wednesday and Thursday if anyone wants to pop over and say hi. I will be working on the Gadget Hall of Fame.

HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / Speccy DivIDE + Currah uSpeech issue
« on: March 15, 2011, 10:05:35 PM »
Anyone got these two devices working together? My system crashes as soon as its started.

I have both devices attached to a 48k speccy via a expansion bus splitter.

FOR SALE / WANTED / Wanted : 1Mb PCMCIA flash card
« on: March 09, 2011, 11:16:51 AM »
Wanted : 1Mb PCMCIA flash card

COLLECTORS CORNER / AndyT's Collection
« on: March 07, 2011, 05:07:59 PM »
The ever updating list can be found at

FOR SALE / WANTED / Wanted : PCI-E Graphics card
« on: March 03, 2011, 12:47:46 PM »
Doesn't need to be anything fancy. Not for games. Must have DVI output.

Preferably one without a fan.

FOR SALE / WANTED / Wanted : Currah speech unit for ZX Spectrum
« on: December 23, 2010, 04:51:02 PM »
I'm after one of these units - anyone got a spare?

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