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by rubber_jonnie
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:48 pm
Forum: 8 BIT CORNER
Topic: Amstrad NC100 - No power repair
Replies: 21
Views: 273

Re: Amstrad NC100 - No power repair

stephen_usher wrote:
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:47 pm
Will do. I’ll probably blog it and possibly do a video.
Splendid :)
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:47 pm
Forum: 8 BIT CORNER
Topic: Amstrad NC100 - No power repair
Replies: 21
Views: 273

Re: Amstrad NC100 - No power repair

Erm.... You know that Apricot F1 I talked about earlier being a bit too expensive... Well... erm... I got it for £20 (plus postage). :oops: I happen to have found a full schematic too... 99% 74LS logic + (6164) RAM + 8086, so whatever state it's in it should be fixable. I think I saw it on ebay ear...
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Apr 20, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: First time I've had a fire in the woods in over a year...
Replies: 33
Views: 345

Re: First time I've had a fire in the woods in over a year...

Cosmic Puppet wrote:
Tue Apr 20, 2021 11:35 am
Just to be clear @exxos do I open up a post in Board index < GENERAL < MEMBER BLOGS and add further bits in there?

Sorry for over stepping boundaries. Still having growing pains at 45.
Yes, that's where they need to go.
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Apr 20, 2021 11:15 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Life, focus, where and why?
Replies: 9
Views: 145

Re: Life, focus, where and why?

Steve wrote:
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:59 am
Cheers and thanks for the input everyone...! I truly appreciate our little forum of like-minded people here, I was feeling a bit down and philosophical when I wrote the post but today everything seems more positive, always feels better after a good night sleep! :)
Glad to hear it :)
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: CHAT FORUM
Topic: Life, focus, where and why?
Replies: 9
Views: 145

Re: Life, focus, where and why?

I am extremely lucky to have a very balanced nature and don't find myself adversely affected by some of the issues mentioned here. I mean the constant grind of work every day, especially in situations where people just do not do what you need of them. is depressing sometimes, but I still find a way ...
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: 8 BIT CORNER
Topic: C64 disk drive emulator. Which one?
Replies: 11
Views: 107

Re: C64 disk drive emulator. Which one?

Thanks @tin looks pretty awesome :)
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: 8 BIT CORNER
Topic: C64 disk drive emulator. Which one?
Replies: 11
Views: 107

Re: C64 disk drive emulator. Which one?

PaulJ_2.0 wrote:
Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:32 am
I dont bother with disk emulators nowadays.
Kung Fu Flash is fast and simple and less than half the price of similar carts.

Or you could just build your own.
https://github.com/KimJorgensen/KungFuFlash
Oh yes, that rings a bell now you mention it.
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: 8 BIT CORNER
Topic: C64 disk drive emulator. Which one?
Replies: 11
Views: 107

Re: C64 disk drive emulator. Which one?

@rubber_jonnie there is also a pihat for pi v3b and up but I have no idea which is the best or easiest to use. There seems to be a lot of Pi based stuff lately, but as you say, what is the ease of use like? If it was like a CosmosEx I'd definitely be in. There are some useful cartridges too, the Ea...
by rubber_jonnie
Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: 8 BIT CORNER
Topic: C64 disk drive emulator. Which one?
Replies: 11
Views: 107

Re: C64 disk drive emulator. Which one?

Evening All. I've just finished fixing up an old C64 out of a pile of boards, cases etc, to be added into my personal collection. So I have a tape drive emulator and am now looking at getting a disk drive emulator. Can you guys please let me know your opinions of what's good to get. Also interested...
by rubber_jonnie
Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: 8 BIT CORNER
Topic: Amstrad NC100 - No power repair
Replies: 21
Views: 273

Re: Amstrad NC100 - No power repair

PhilC wrote:
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:28 pm
@rubber_jonnie so I see, they seem pretty rare too
Yep,I get that impression too.

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