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by Lardo Boffin
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Problem with my new ZXpand+
Replies: 7
Views: 190

Re: Problem with my new ZXpand+

Its certainly worth trying another card if possible.
by Lardo Boffin
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading
Replies: 114
Views: 5638

Re: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading

I never make mistakes. Once I thought I'd made a mistake, but it turned out I was wrong. :P Seriously though, I'm glad to hear another dubber is on-line. Can't wait for Lardo to turn it loose on those "unrecoverable" tapes and see how many can be rescued. It will probably be May before I can try an...
by Lardo Boffin
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading
Replies: 114
Views: 5638

Re: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading

sirmorris wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 11:36 pm
I always learn from my mistakes. So I'm going to make a whole lot more tomorrow too.

Oh, in other news I just LOADed 3D Monster Maze from an original tape through the dubber.
Excellent news!
by Lardo Boffin
Sat Feb 10, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading
Replies: 114
Views: 5638

Re: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading

1024MAK wrote:
Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:53 am
Lardo Boffin wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:31 am
Stuff on its way to Mark and Sir Morris. Enjoy!
@Lardo Boffin
Box of bits has arrived! :D

Thanks 8-)

Mark
You are welcome! I look forward to seeing where I went wrong - always good to learn by mistakes.
by Lardo Boffin
Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: WANTED
Topic: Wanted: PDF of "Technical Literacy Series" for TS1500
Replies: 20
Views: 1442

Re: Wanted: PDF of "Technical Literacy Series" for TS1500

I promise I will finish these but everything is going into storage for a couple of months while I move. Busy busy!
by Lardo Boffin
Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading
Replies: 114
Views: 5638

Re: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading

Stuff on its way to Mark and Sir Morris. Enjoy!
by Lardo Boffin
Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX81 rebuild
Replies: 114
Views: 4797

Re: ZX81 rebuild

Thanks!
by Lardo Boffin
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX81 rebuild
Replies: 114
Views: 4797

Re: ZX81 rebuild

Oh good. At least it is an easy one to sort then.

Maybe one of these?

https://www.cricklewoodelectronics.com/SFE6M5.html

Not much detail on their site though.
by Lardo Boffin
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:54 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX81 rebuild
Replies: 114
Views: 4797

Re: ZX81 rebuild

I had come to the conclusion that diagnosing this was way beyond my meagre skills and equipment so I sent it off to Mutant Caterpillar Games be looked at. They spend a number of hours trying to figure out what was wrong and in the end identified the 6.5 mHz resonator as being at fault! Apparently it...
by Lardo Boffin
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading
Replies: 114
Views: 5638

Re: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading

Thanks Mark! I will put a bunch of stuff in a box and send on Monday or Tuesday. I have two each of the expensive bits (ICs and one of the caps) and hundreds of some of them... I have a bag of battery holders. :) Its not a self build house - I’m reasonable at DIY but have limits! Imagine if I did th...