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by Lardo Boffin
Fri Mar 01, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Welcome Area
Topic: Hello all!
Replies: 7
Views: 379

Re: Hello all!

Welcome. :D

What kind of tech do you maintain?
by Lardo Boffin
Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Sinclair 16k RAM pack - how was it even working?
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Re: Sinclair 16k RAM pack - how was it even working?

Most people quickly give up trying to fix these and use a modern SRAM based solution instead. So if you do decide to continue, I wish you the best of luck. I will help where I can, Mark Thanks Mark. I have a ZXpand so am ok for extra RAM it just would have been nice to have a working Sinclair RAM p...
by Lardo Boffin
Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Sinclair 16k RAM pack - how was it even working?
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Re: Sinclair 16k RAM pack - how was it even working?

I will check thanks Mark.

If the caps are ok what would cause the voltage not to be there?
by Lardo Boffin
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Sinclair 16k RAM pack - how was it even working?
Replies: 5
Views: 251

Sinclair 16k RAM pack - how was it even working?

I recently got a working RAM pack with a zeddy and while recapping it spotted the following:- 8BFC1256-E9F2-42F3-89E2-137F6939E41E.jpeg How was it even working? So many dry joints. I resoldered the joints and replaced the caps. All good. Ran it for about 30 mins and now it is dead. I have very littl...
by Lardo Boffin
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: WANTED
Topic: Looking foir a TS1500
Replies: 7
Views: 539

Re: Looking foir a TS1500

Silver microdrives? VERY cool.
by Lardo Boffin
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX81 External Keyboard
Replies: 32
Views: 3276

Re: ZX81 External Keyboard

Very nice. Very excited!
by Lardo Boffin
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: WANTED
Topic: Looking foir a TS1500
Replies: 7
Views: 539

Re: Looking foir a TS1500

Wow. That is quite cheap! Not counting postage from USA to UK I paid twice that for mine.
by Lardo Boffin
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: SALES
Topic: Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home
Replies: 8
Views: 1529

Re: Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home

Crayon21 wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 7:48 pm
Lardo Boffin wrote:
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:02 pm
Crayon21 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:47 pm
I was too late, damn it!
I have another one on a popular auction website. :D
link please
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Issue-One-16 ... 3685846225

Always happy to accept lower offers from forum members.
by Lardo Boffin
Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX 128k +2 french " grey " : scart cable ...
Replies: 9
Views: 1132

Re: ZX 128k +2 french " grey " : scart cable ...

Turns out the USB stick in the gotek was dodgy! Must have bumped it at some point and the connector was lose. Replaced and all good.

Still curious about the recap though. :D
by Lardo Boffin
Tue Feb 12, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: SALES
Topic: Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home
Replies: 8
Views: 1529

Re: Issue 1 Spectrum 16K, s/n 9197 in need of TLC and new home

Crayon21 wrote:
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:47 pm
I was too late, damn it!
I have another one on a popular auction website. :D