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He uses an Amstrad NC200 Notebook Computer of course!



Read my article here : http://www.retrocomputers.eu/?p=1542

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OFF TOPIC / Anyone else got a mbed?
« on: November 25, 2010, 08:18:59 AM »
I've got one of these. I have a few retro ideas for it! :)

http://www.retrocomputers.eu/?p=1517

Anyone else got one?

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FOR SALE / WANTED / Poundland : PS2 Exploder Mega Cheats V5
« on: November 01, 2010, 02:44:12 PM »
Found a pile of these in my local Poundland. Xploder special edition inc cheats for guitar hero for the PS2.

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FOR SALE / WANTED / Wanted : 27C128 EPROMS
« on: October 30, 2010, 11:28:41 PM »
Has anyone got any 27C128 EPROMS. Need C models as my programmer is having issues with chips that need a higher programming voltage.

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FOR SALE / WANTED / Wanted : 50 pin Centronics male plug
« on: October 27, 2010, 12:46:09 PM »
Cant find any 50 pin (Not the 36 pin printer type) Centronics male plugs for a decent price anywhere. Anyone know where I can get some? I have a few female ones from old SCSI disc enclosures, but no males.

Would like the type that you can crimp onto ribbon cable.

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GAMING . . . / Cassette 50 : Screen Shots
« on: October 26, 2010, 01:20:30 PM »
Here is a idea - post screen shots from the Cassette 50 games that were released on the Spectrum, ZX81, VIC-20, Amstrad CPC etc.

Here is one to get you started. Maze Eater on the Amstrad CPC



Here is a interview with one of the programmers who submitted games for the tape. http://www.retrocomputers.eu/?p=1352

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FOR SALE / WANTED / For Sale : Stuff!
« on: October 26, 2010, 11:58:58 AM »
I will have a few bits and pieces for sale at the open day. Lots of PC ISA/PCI/AGP cards, cables, BBC Model B, possibly an amiga or two(500/600/1200 - no big box stuff). Also a P4 motherboard, sticks of DDR, PC-133/100 RAM. Even some EDD buffered RAM for servers. DDR2 Laptop RAM. Tapes, cartridges, books and so on.

If there is anyting in particular you want - let me know.

Basically, a lot of my duplicates are going. Make sure you bring some cash!  ;D

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HARDWARE/SYSTEMS DISCUSSION / I need a new EPROM programmer
« on: October 19, 2010, 12:00:47 PM »
My trusty old EPROM programmer has died. :(

So, im looking for a new one. Must be able to burn 27C64/128/256 and 27C1001 and preferably 27C400. PIC support would be nice, but not essential.Would like it to be USB based too.

Anyone got any suggestions - I don't want to spend too much.

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Last weekend the guys from Old Gold Tech visited the Centre for Computing History. This 10.10.10 special show features Part 1 of the footage form their visit. Even my name gets a mention. I didnt want to go in front of the camera!  :-\

View the video at : http://bit.ly/bga1Gy

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GENERAL RETRO CHIT CHAT / RISC OS London Show 2010
« on: October 07, 2010, 03:06:54 PM »
Anyone from here going?

(Please...  ;D Only so much socks and sandals and pony tails can be tolerated.)

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GENERAL RETRO CHIT CHAT / BBC Domesday Project in Peterborough, UK.
« on: October 07, 2010, 09:25:05 AM »
I've just been given some documentation etc around the Domesday Project in Peterborough. There is some interesting history in it.

Take a nose at http://www.retrocomputers.eu/?p=1466

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FOR SALE / WANTED / For Sale : BBC Micro tapes
« on: September 29, 2010, 10:07:01 PM »
I have the following for sale...  £2.50 each or all 4 for £7.50 - will do a deal for a bulk buy. Can post or take to the RCM October event.

Arcadians
Countdown to Doom
Planetoid
Rocket Raid

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FOR SALE / WANTED / For Sale : Sega Saturn + games
« on: September 29, 2010, 10:05:37 PM »
Im am now selling the console too with RGB scart cable and 1 controller - not sure of its value so open for offers.

I have the following for sale...  £4 each - will do a deal for a bulk buy. Can post or take to the RCM October event.

All are PAL releases.

Tomb Raider
Clockwork Knight
Clockwork Knight 2
Street Racer
Fifa 97
Euro 96
Croc
Daytona USA
PGA Tour 97
Gex
Worldwide Soccer 97

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FOR SALE / WANTED / For Sale : Boxed Megadrive games + modded Megadrive 1
« on: September 29, 2010, 09:59:28 PM »
I have the following for sale...  £3 each - will do a deal for a bulk buy. Can post or take to the RCM October event.

All are PAL releases.

Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Sonic Spinball
Ecco the Dolphin
Mega Games 1
F1
Street Fighter II - Special Champion Edition
Mortal Kombat
Castle of Illusion
Taz-Mania
Micro Machine 2
Puggsy

Also, my MegaDrive 1 is to go too. I have added 50hz/60hz and a region switches to it. Silver flip switches on the rear. Cartridge socket has not been widened.

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FOR SALE / WANTED / For Free : Apple Quadra 630 (Not mine)
« on: September 27, 2010, 02:12:30 PM »
Had this email at the weekend. Does anyone on here want it? Contact me for his email address.

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I have an Apple Quadra 630 plus 14" display plus StyleWriter 1200 printer - with boxes - all working last time i switched them on :-)

I've also got jaz, zip drives and loads of cables.

couple of epsom scanners

Would you be interested in adding this stuff to you collection?

I need to clear space in my flat and i would hate to have to send them to the council recycling.

Totally free but you would have to pick them up.

I live by the canal on Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London.

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