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Obtained today...

Post by stephen_usher » Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:53 pm

Today I visited my friends Chris and Meriel who have been known to horde old computer componets... So I picked up 32 64Kx1 chips, some SIMMs, four Z80Bs and three 68000s...
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Re: Obtained today...

Post by exxos » Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:00 pm

Cool! I used to work on Z80 based boards :)
4MB STFM 1.44 FD- VELOCE+ 020 STE - 4MB STE 32MHz - STFM 16MHz - STM - MEGA ST - Falcon 030 CT60 - Atari 2600 - Atari 7800 - Gigafile - SD Floppy Emulator - PeST - HxC - CosmosEx - Ultrasatan - various clutter

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Re: Obtained today...

Post by rubber_jonnie » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:45 pm

Not a bad haul at all :)
Collector of old Atari things:
800XL + Ape Warp mod, 2x 1010 cassette, 1050 + Happy mod, 65XE (128k) & XC12, SIO2SD, 2600jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Atari 520ST (1Meg) + Gotek, 1040STFM + Vortex ATOnce + Gotek, 1040STF long button floppy, 4160 STE with Gotek and ROM switcher, 4160STE with 32Mhz booster, ROM switcher and CosmosEx, not to mention various bare ST boards for testing including a PAK 68/2 :)
Plus the rest..
Amiga stuff, Mac stuff, Sinclair stuff etc...
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Re: Obtained today...

Post by stephen_usher » Tue May 28, 2019 6:05 pm

Mangled by the Royal Mail... STE dual ROM board. :-(
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ZX81->Spectrum->Memotech MTX->Sinclair QL->520STM->BBC Micro->TT030->PCs & Sun Workstations.
Added code to the MiNT kernel (still there the last time I checked) + put together MiNTOS.
Collection now with added Macs, Amigas, Suns and Acorns.

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Re: Obtained today...

Post by stephen_usher » Tue May 28, 2019 6:11 pm

Phew! Managed to straighten the pins!
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ZX81->Spectrum->Memotech MTX->Sinclair QL->520STM->BBC Micro->TT030->PCs & Sun Workstations.
Added code to the MiNT kernel (still there the last time I checked) + put together MiNTOS.
Collection now with added Macs, Amigas, Suns and Acorns.

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Re: Obtained today...

Post by exxos » Tue May 28, 2019 6:13 pm

:shock: Was it sent in a box ?
4MB STFM 1.44 FD- VELOCE+ 020 STE - 4MB STE 32MHz - STFM 16MHz - STM - MEGA ST - Falcon 030 CT60 - Atari 2600 - Atari 7800 - Gigafile - SD Floppy Emulator - PeST - HxC - CosmosEx - Ultrasatan - various clutter

https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/atari/ All my hardware guides - mods - games - STOS
https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/atari/last/storenew/ - All my hardware mods for sale - Please help support by making a purchase.

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Re: Obtained today...

Post by stephen_usher » Tue May 28, 2019 6:15 pm

exxos wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 6:13 pm
:shock: Was it sent in a box ?
Nope, Jiffy bag.
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ZX81->Spectrum->Memotech MTX->Sinclair QL->520STM->BBC Micro->TT030->PCs & Sun Workstations.
Added code to the MiNT kernel (still there the last time I checked) + put together MiNTOS.
Collection now with added Macs, Amigas, Suns and Acorns.

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Re: Obtained today...

Post by exxos » Tue May 28, 2019 6:16 pm

stephen_usher wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 6:15 pm
Nope, Jiffy bag.
ah crap, told the girlfriend off for sending stuff in jiffy bags the other day! I can send you some new pins if you need some... or a new board if its buggered up.
4MB STFM 1.44 FD- VELOCE+ 020 STE - 4MB STE 32MHz - STFM 16MHz - STM - MEGA ST - Falcon 030 CT60 - Atari 2600 - Atari 7800 - Gigafile - SD Floppy Emulator - PeST - HxC - CosmosEx - Ultrasatan - various clutter

https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/atari/ All my hardware guides - mods - games - STOS
https://www.exxoshost.co.uk/atari/last/storenew/ - All my hardware mods for sale - Please help support by making a purchase.

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Re: Obtained today...

Post by stephen_usher » Tue May 28, 2019 6:23 pm

exxos wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 6:16 pm
stephen_usher wrote:
Tue May 28, 2019 6:15 pm
Nope, Jiffy bag.
ah crap, told the girlfriend off for sending stuff in jiffy bags the other day! I can send you some new pins if you need some... or a new board if its buggered up.
Don't worry, I've straightened the pins and it looks fine.
Intro retro computers since before they were retro...
ZX81->Spectrum->Memotech MTX->Sinclair QL->520STM->BBC Micro->TT030->PCs & Sun Workstations.
Added code to the MiNT kernel (still there the last time I checked) + put together MiNTOS.
Collection now with added Macs, Amigas, Suns and Acorns.

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Re: Obtained today...

Post by stephen_usher » Tue May 28, 2019 9:50 pm

I'm glad to inform that it works (along with the replacement power supply I bought a while back.

I can see what you mean about the UBE switch not being 100% reliable, but it's definitely good enough.
Intro retro computers since before they were retro...
ZX81->Spectrum->Memotech MTX->Sinclair QL->520STM->BBC Micro->TT030->PCs & Sun Workstations.
Added code to the MiNT kernel (still there the last time I checked) + put together MiNTOS.
Collection now with added Macs, Amigas, Suns and Acorns.

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