Today I Received...

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Today I Received...

Postby robheaton » Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:33 pm

This topic seems quite popular in other forums, so thought I would start it here for a bit of fun.

Just post a pic and any other info about the goodies you received in the post today.

(Sensible and not so sensible comments are also welcome!)


Current Retro Hardware :-
ZX80 Clone, ZX81 + Chroma + ZXPand + Zeddynet, Just Speccy 128, BB Sinclair QL + Trump Card Clone, Aurora + Super GC + QubIDE.
BBC Model B 32k + Datacenter + Z80 Tube, BBC Master 128k + Datacenter & 6502 Tube.
Commodore 64.
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Re: Today I Received...

Postby robheaton » Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:34 pm

So I'll get it going...

Although this one will probably cause brawling in the streets!
(68000 vs 6502)


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c64


This is a real c64, not one of those silly new mini ones.

I got this beast from http://www.mutant-caterpillar.co.uk/ - I can't recommend them enough, excellent friendly service and sensible pricing!


Current Retro Hardware :-
ZX80 Clone, ZX81 + Chroma + ZXPand + Zeddynet, Just Speccy 128, BB Sinclair QL + Trump Card Clone, Aurora + Super GC + QubIDE.
BBC Model B 32k + Datacenter + Z80 Tube, BBC Master 128k + Datacenter & 6502 Tube.
Commodore 64.
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Re: Today I Received...

Postby NormanDunbar » Wed Apr 11, 2018 7:53 pm

Does this count? ;)

It came in the post with a magazine. There was an actual hardware thingy, but it's in the basement office at the moment.

I also got (another) free Raspberry Pi Zero W, with my other subscription. :D That's waiting for an micro SD card for the OS, also in the office.


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Norm.
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Re: Today I Received...

Postby XorA » Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:09 pm

One of these blue magic circles.

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And a replacement for this to repair Dells shoddy work in an XPS 13

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Re: Today I Received...

Postby Dave » Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:38 am

50x SCN68681
21x 17.734475 MHz xtals
20x other ICs

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Re: Today I Received...

Postby robheaton » Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:17 pm

Time for some tabletop gaming with the kids!

Originally on KickStarter - https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1998318065/escape-the-dark-castle
I only discovered it a few weeks back at a gaming festival, but ran out of time and the queues were horrendous to buy it, anyway, it finally arrived today! :D


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Dark Castle


Current Retro Hardware :-
ZX80 Clone, ZX81 + Chroma + ZXPand + Zeddynet, Just Speccy 128, BB Sinclair QL + Trump Card Clone, Aurora + Super GC + QubIDE.
BBC Model B 32k + Datacenter + Z80 Tube, BBC Master 128k + Datacenter & 6502 Tube.
Commodore 64.

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