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Re: Today I Received...

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Re: Today I Received...

Postby XorA » Wed Aug 15, 2018 4:21 pm

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Re: Today I Received...

Postby robheaton » Sat Feb 02, 2019 5:56 pm

I've been telling myself for the last month that I'm not buying one of these...

However mouse buttons were clicked, keyboard buttons were pressed and one arrived today!!

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ZX80 Clone, ZX81 + Chroma + ZXPand + Zeddynet, Just Speccy 128, Speccy 48K, Spectrum 128 +2, BB Sinclair QL + Trump Card Clone, Aurora + Super GC + QubIDE.
BBC Model B 32k + Datacenter + Z80 Tube, BBC Master 512, BBC Master 128k + Datacenter & 6502 Tube.
Amiga 1200, Commodore 64 x3, Commodore 128, C64 Ultimate, VIC 20, Sega Megadrive, Mega CD & 32X.
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Re: Today I Received...

Postby Dave » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:57 pm

Today I received possibly the definitive guide to 68000 hardware development for 68000 - 68030.
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Re: Today I Received...

Postby Dave » Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:36 pm

Dave wrote:Today I received possibly the definitive guide to 68000 hardware development for 68000 - 68030.


As an update on this, I just wanted to say that this is absolutely the best and most understandable 680X0 book I have ever read. I own a bookshelf of them and by far this is the most.... relatable.

Microprocessor Systems Design: 68000 Hardware, Software and Interfacing by Alan Clements
Third edition, 1997
1st published 1987
ISBN: 0-534-94822-7
PWS Publishing Company, Boston.

Alan Clements is a professor who taught at Teesside. His website is here: http://alanclements.org/index.html

You'll divine just from poking around his site that he has a particular approach to teaching by communicating broader and related concepts in a very genial way.


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Re: Today I Received...

Postby vanpeebles » Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:58 am

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Re: Today I Received...

Postby Dave » Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:17 pm

In tomorrow's delivery, 100 gallons of retro-brite!


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Re: Today I Received...

Postby Dave » Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:04 pm

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Today's book arrival:
The Motorola 68020 and 68030 Microprocessors: Assembly Language, Interfacing and Design by Thomas L. Harman,
ISBN: 0-13-603953-7
Prentice-Hall
1989

10 years older than the other book, but on later CPUs. Smells lovely, of that old book coffee/chocolate and sunlight warm odor.


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Re: Today I Received...

Postby Dave » Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:02 pm

Today I received a Prism VTX5000, and I have been scammed.

No, Outsoft sold me exactly what he said he did. It's Prism who scammed me. I am completely happy with Simone Voltolini's presentation of the item and he did not mislead me in any way.

But, and this bears shouting:

WHY WOULD A MANUFACTURER RELEASE TWO COMPLETELY DIFFERENT THINGS WITH THE SAME MODEL NUMBER?!?!

You see, I bought a Prism VTX5000 for my QL in the 80s. I ran up regular £300+ phone bills for my mum with it. It finally went away in 1998. I saw Simone was selling another, so I jumped on it. No. It's *completely* different. It connects to a Spectrum expansion port. It doesn't even have a serial port.

It's useless to me.

Damnit!



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