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This Acorn Electron won't load anything from tape #repair

Adrian's Digital Basement about 3 months ago

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acorn & bbc micro user group (abug) events • ABUG Scotland #3 - Thu 18th January 2024

Stardot about 4 months ago

(photography in this poster by Richard Keeble)This is a gathering for lovers of retro microcomputers, especially those fond of the BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Atom, and Archimedes/RISC OS machines. This event is aimed at bringing together a community of li …
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general • Acorn Pocket Book

Stardot about 5 months ago

Adding to my Acorn Electron and Acorn Archimedes A3010 is this rather curious yet wonderful Acorn branded Pocket Book from around 1992.It's actually a rebranded Psion 3, but seeing that green Acorn logo always makes me smile. Even came with the A-Link cab …

general • Bad Acorn Electron Games Group

Stardot about 5 months ago

I've created this group on FB, in case people here haven't seen it already:https://www.faceboo... a daily bad game for the Acorn Electron. I might create one for good games in the near future too.Statistics: Posted by …

acorn & bbc micro user group (abug) events • Booking thread: ABUG North, 26th-28th January 2024. Manchester

Stardot about 5 months ago

n.b. I've unapologetically pinched JudgeBeeb's format for this post, imitation is the most sincere form of flattery!ABUG NorthWe're pleased to announce that booking is now open for the next in person ABUG North. The event will run from 2pm on Friday until …

8-bit acorn software: other • Acorn Electron OS 3.00

Stardot about 5 months ago

Slogger's Master RAM Board included OS 3.00 for the Electron. Anybody know how this was put together? Did they have a licence for the code from Acorn? It certainly looks like an actual reassembled copy of the OS from modified code, rather than some spot h …

8-bit acorn hardware • Are all Electron ULAS interchangeable

Stardot about 6 months ago

Acorn Electron ULAS have different numbers?I'm trying to eliminate some faulty ULAS by trying then in my working Electron but I notice the numbers are different?Are all Electron ULAS interchangeable?Statistics: Posted by ChrisK — Mon Oct 30, 2023 2:16 p …

8-bit acorn hardware • Electron has persistent yellow screen?

Stardot about 6 months ago

I bought an acorn ElectronIt's showing a yellow screen? Cleaned the ULA and socket . Yellow screenTried ULA from my working Electron. Yellow screenTried motherboard from my working Electron. Yellow screenTried PSU from my working Electron. Yellow screenTr …
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acorn & bbc micro user group (abug) events • ABUG Scotland #2 - Thu 23rd November

Stardot about 6 months ago

This is an informal face to face evening gathering for lovers of retro machines, especially those fond of the BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Atom, and Archimedes/RISC OS machines. This event is aimed at bringing together a community of like-minded individuals …

8-bit acorn hardware • acorn electron display issues

Stardot about 6 months ago

Hi all,Recently purchased an acorn electron in very good condition, but when powered on alls you see is a white dot of the cursor, if you change to mode 2 it looks perfect other modes are also corrupted . It loads games ok.Is this fixable or buggerOK.Ch …
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Member Introductions • Greetings from the Netherlands

Lemon64 about 6 months ago

Hi all,I found this site while looking for some C64 related info.This is clearly one of the better places to be while online My first computer was an Acorn Electron which I still have.It was followed by an Atari ST and later a 486.Recently I found a C64 …

8-bit acorn hardware • Acorn Electron Iss.4 default link/jumper positions

Stardot about 7 months ago

Hey all!I wonder if someone would help me out with a spot of bother?My issue 4 Electron previously had a Slogger Master Ram Board fitted, but now it doesn't and I cannot remember the jumper position of links 01, 03 and 08 prior to the MRB...Could anyone t …
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TWO-FER #25: Yie Ar Kung-Fu (Konami, 1984/1985)

Finnish Retro Game Comparison Blog about 7 months ago

Originally developed and released for the arcades by Konami Industry Co. Ltd. in 1984.Acorn Electron & BBC Micro version written by Peter Johnson. Published by Imagine Software in 1985.Amstrad CPC version written by Keith Wilson and Brian Beuken, with …

8-bit acorn hardware • Slooger Turbo for Acorn Electron

Stardot about 7 months ago

Hello,Any info on this ie clones circuit diagrams ?regardsjohn davis UKStatistics: Posted by jdavis6809 — Sat Sep 30, 2023 4:46 pm — Replies 2 — Views 64 …
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other events + general event chat • New Retro Computing Event in Scotland – Seeking Your Input!

Stardot about 7 months ago

Hi all,I would like to announce the opportunity for an informal gathering for lovers of retro machines, especially those fond of the BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Atom, and Archimedes/RISC OS machines in Scotland. This event is aimed at bringing together a c …
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8-bit acorn software: classic games • Acorn - A World in Pixels book - now back in print

Stardot about 7 months ago

By popular demand, the Acorn - A World in Pixels book will be back in print at the end of November this year. Celebrate the visual games history of the BBC Micro and Acorn Electron with this case bound bookWe have had lots of requests for a re-print from …

introduce yourself • Hi there. The Electron was my gateway to the world of computing.

Stardot about 7 months ago

Hi there. How are you all today!I remember my the first time I saw a computer was an local exhibition in the late 70, then my middle school got a few BBC micros and a Sinclair Z80. I really started to get into computing when my parents bought a family A …
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acorn & bbc micro user group (abug) events • ABUG SOUTH (in person) 10 to 12 November 2023 (booking thread)

Stardot about 7 months ago

ABUG SouthI am pleased to announce that booking is now open for the next in person ABUG South.This will be the last event that I will be organising (but the events will continue into 2024 and hopefully beyond).VenueThe event will take place from Friday 10 …

8-bit acorn hardware • Acorn Electron Home made kit

Stardot about 7 months ago

I have an electron from when I was a kit. It had a Home made peg board expansion on the back which I sold. This had a user port, RS232, Sideways from slots with some home made roms.Was trying to explain it to my son as I donated it to one of these groups …
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8-bit acorn hardware • Acorn Electron Plus 1 Plus Purple Edition

Stardot about 7 months ago

Hi AllJust to document my fun with recreating the Plus 1 and adding in a Digital Joystick port and MMS header. Following on from this thread viewtopic.php?t=27144&s... Why Plus 1 Plus Purple edition, why not, PC guys get there Gold Sound Cards, A …

8-bit acorn software: other • Acornsoft ISO-Pascal Links

Stardot about 8 months ago

Having long ago used Oracle's PL/SQL, of which the Wikipedia entry says "The designers of PL/SQL modeled its syntax on that of Ada. Both Ada and PL/SQL have Pascal as a common ancestor, and so PL/SQL also resembles Pascal in most aspects", I thought I mig …

introduce yourself • Hello from Northern Ireland!

Stardot about 8 months ago

Hi there - from Bangor, Co. Down.Just been doing a red-out to move house and it meant I had to cull a number of old machines from my collection. So I'm reduced down to a limited core from my 80's favourites - ZX Spectrum, Commodore Vic 20, Acorn Electron …

8-bit acorn hardware • Proposed Acorn Electron Clone ??

Stardot about 8 months ago

Hi.Is anyone interested in helping to design / build a New Acorn Electron Clone...something built around the same simple design concept of the original...? Based around a FPGA to emulate the original ULA and a hand-few of other chips, I'm Thinking of …