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Kai Robinson
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Greetings from Hove, actually!

Post by Kai Robinson » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:11 am

Hello!

My name is Kai, i've been lurking as a reader for a while, on and off, finally decided to setup a forum account. I recently bit the retro bullet and got myself an A500+ again. I had an A500 back in school and later I also managed to get the schools old 1040STFM before it went in the skip. I always regretted getting rid of both of them as years passed by. I'm into electronics, and i love the idea of building an accelerator, or even just re-capping boards...i have a disease, i know! :D

I work for Unity Technologies in IT support, so i'm surrounded by tech all the time, but something keeps drawing me back to the 'simpler' stuff.

In my spare time I can usually be found reading articles on something nerdy, underneath the bonnet of my BMW, in the kitchen making dinner for the wife or streaming something on Twitch (usually Elite Dangerous/The Division/Fallout 4)

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Re: Greetings from Hove, actually!

Post by exxos » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:20 am

:welcomewave:
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Re: Greetings from Hove, actually!

Post by PaulJ » Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:11 am

:welcomewave: Kal, what country are you from?

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Re: Greetings from Hove, actually!

Post by Kai Robinson » Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:35 am

UK - I'd add it to my profile but i'm half-asleep right now :)

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Re: Greetings from Hove, actually!

Post by rubber_jonnie » Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:50 pm

:welcomewave:

You'll certainly find lots to see and do here :)

Also in tech myself, and there has got to be something said for simpler stuff!
Collector of old Atari things:
800XL + Ultimate 1MB, 2x 1010 cassette, 1050 + Happy mod, 65XE (128k +APE Warp) & XC12, SIO2SD, 2600jr, 7800 and Lynx II
Atari 520ST (1Meg), 1040STF long button floppy, 2x 1040 STFMs + Gotek, 2x 4160STE with 32Mhz booster, ROM switcher, Mega ST1, Mega ST4, 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: Greetings from Hove, actually!

Post by PaulJ » Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:18 pm

Ya, I find it interesting to see ones country. after 6:00 pm here it gets really quiet on the forum after all the UK members are sawing logs. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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