Search found 449 matches

by stephen_usher
Wed Apr 01, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: New Venture - Exxos and Icky
Replies: 10
Views: 162

Re: New Venture - Exxos and Icky

Hehehe
by stephen_usher
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Soldering iron recommendations
Replies: 8
Views: 123

Re: When to turn the soldering iron off dilemma

As mentioned before, I was surprised how decent the Katsu at ~£50 was, except for the tips, but they're cheap to replace.
IMG_1718.jpg
IMG_1718.jpg (26.64 KiB) Viewed 126 times
by stephen_usher
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: When to turn the soldering iron off dilemma
Replies: 28
Views: 455

Re: When to turn the soldering iron off dilemma

My Katsu soldering station puts the iron to sleep after a certain time in the holder, but takes about 10 seconds to get up to temperature. Given the whole thing was only about £50 all in (inc. hot air) I'm pretty impressed by it. Threw away the soldering bits and replaced them with ones from RS thou...
by stephen_usher
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Today I received...
Replies: 5
Views: 130

Re: Today I received...

I really would like to get my hands on one of these. I know I have stated in the past that the spectrum hasn't aged well and that I have no intention of getting one, but I stupidly did recently and hate it. I would however really like one of these. All the bad bits have been improved massively. The...
by stephen_usher
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Today I received...
Replies: 5
Views: 130

Re: Today I received...

I'm not sure about a review, I'll have to have a play after my Sun SPARCstation 1 finishes compiling the NetBSD kernel, which will probably be tomorrow. (The current version of GCC is *SLOW* and *BIG*. "Hello world" takes about 1.5 minutes to compile on this machine now, with about 20 seconds of tha...
by stephen_usher
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Today I received...
Replies: 5
Views: 130

Today I received...

My accelerated ZX Spectrum Next arrived! :D :dualthumbup: :girldance: :girldance: :girldance: :merryxmas:
IMG_1827.jpg
IMG_1827.jpg (290.36 KiB) Viewed 130 times
by stephen_usher
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: MEMBER BLOGS
Topic: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)
Replies: 220
Views: 24046

Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Isn't it usual that the last digit is the scale factor? i.e. a 0 at the end denotes picofarad, a 1 would be x10, a 2 would be x100 etc.? So the 33 would be 3000 pF and the 50 5 pF.
by stephen_usher
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
Topic: WEBSHOP OFFLINE DUE TO UK LOCKDOWN
Replies: 10
Views: 632

Re: WEBSHOP OFFLINE DUE TO UK LOCKDOWN

Completely understandable.

It's not as if we don't have other things to tinker with (and break). :)
by stephen_usher
Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: MONGREL H4 USER BUILDS
Topic: RJ's Attempt. Maybe he's going to finish this time!
Replies: 204
Views: 10321

Re: RJ's Attempt. Maybe he's going to finish this time!

Wigs with pony tails are available...
by stephen_usher
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: MONGREL EDITION DEVELOPMENT & INFO
Topic: Flashy Clock - Yet another DEV board
Replies: 270
Views: 21977

Re: Flashy Clock - Yet another DEV board

You need a crystal clear case for the machine now.... and more LEDs.

Go to advanced search