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So on Thursday, after receiving a very kind offer, I drove out and collected another system for my collection. It’s another Acorn, which means I now have three different Acorn systems. Meet the Acorn Electron. It was Acorn’s attempt to produce a “price reduced” version of then hugely successful “BBC Micro” family of computers. MuchContinue reading “The newest member of my Retro Family”
So I survived running a convention, and wanted to ease back into doing some retro computing stuff. One of the projects that came up as a possibility was a pair of Atari Paddle controllers. I already have paddles for the C64, but they use different variable resistors, and so are incompatible. (As an aside, whileContinue reading “Quick Atari 800 paddle build”
While I wait for a bit more financial liquidity before I purchase some more bits and pieces, I’ve been contemplating what to do next. I’m in a strange place where pretty much all my systems work, one way or another. The Wizzard may need a replacement controller, but that doesn’t mean the main unit doesn’tContinue reading “What next?”
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