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

Post by PhilC » Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:23 pm

Icky wrote:
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No ungratefulness taken :) - Its what started you on this LA journey :), my job is done.
I'll have to be careful the next time I visit you, so I dont get any other ideas then. At least not until I've learnt this one first :lol: :thanksyellow:
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by Icky » Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:43 pm

That reminds me @PhilC how is the CPC464 :)

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

Post by PhilC » Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:52 pm

@Icky it's still sat in its box, waiting to be tinkered with. I need to

The wife has filled the geek room full of other random stuff at the moment during the Christmas holiday. I need to get my geek space back.
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by PhilC » Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:49 pm

First job of the evening was to change the RTC battery in the logic analyzer. Doing this did give me a good opportunity to have a poke around inside. Considering how old it is, theres next to no dust inside, so either its hardly been used or it's been well looked after, so that's a bonus.

Still got to learn how to use it properly. I was testing it out by putting one of the probes on /reset and another on the 8mhz clock signal on my H4. I think I've got the sample speed a little high :lol: it ran out of memory before doing a complete 1hz sample of the oscillator. Best look that bit up next.

Once I've got it all set slow enough for my H4 I'll post a few screenshots. Itll also output to postscript files too, so just need to work out how to convert those to a useful format.

Still, I'm pretty happy all things considered.

Must also get the last of the resistors in place on my second H4 and get that ip and running. Maybe Tomorrow?
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by stephen_usher » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:39 am

How about this site for the PS conversion? https://www.ps2pdf.com/
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by PhilC » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:44 am

stephen_usher wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:39 am
How about this site for the PS conversion? https://www.ps2pdf.com/
Thanks, will have a look when I get home.
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by rubber_jonnie » Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:17 am

PhilC wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:52 pm
@Icky it's still sat in its box, waiting to be tinkered with. I need to

The wife has filled the geek room full of other random stuff at the moment during the Christmas holiday. I need to get my geek space back.
I have avoided that particular problem by having my man cave up stairs so steep my wife never goes up there, let alone to take stuff up :)
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by Kieran Stephenson » Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:23 pm

stephen_usher wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:39 am
How about this site for the PS conversion? https://www.ps2pdf.com/
OMG! I wish I'd known about this site before. Awesome still
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by PhilC » Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:50 pm

rubber_jonnie wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:17 am
PhilC wrote:
Wed Jan 08, 2020 4:52 pm
@Icky it's still sat in its box, waiting to be tinkered with. I need to

The wife has filled the geek room full of other random stuff at the moment during the Christmas holiday. I need to get my geek space back.
I have avoided that particular problem by having my man cave up stairs so steep my wife never goes up there, let alone to take stuff up :)
You sur, are a very wise man. :lol:
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Re: PhilCs blog / the latest things hes broken(fixed)

Post by rubber_jonnie » Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:01 pm

PhilC wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:50 pm
rubber_jonnie wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:17 am


I have avoided that particular problem by having my man cave up stairs so steep my wife never goes up there, let alone to take stuff up :)
You sur, are a very wise man. :lol:
You must protect what is sacred to you :)
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...
www.electronicnothingness.co.uk

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