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by ibisum
Wed May 05, 2010 8:05 am
Forum: Technical questions
Topic: Amstrad 3" Floppy Drive question
Replies: 14
Views: 9878

Hi - where are you getting the parts for the Cumana controllers? I am also interested in building one of these, so please share details as much as you can..
by ibisum
Tue Apr 27, 2010 12:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Notice: Arbitrary membership rules change
Replies: 5
Views: 5800

Perhaps an Oric demo should be a condition of membership?
by ibisum
Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Vintage Computer Festival
Replies: 8
Views: 6936

Please, please keep an eye out for microdrives and buy one if you can! I'll pay for it in full, plus a finders fee!
by ibisum
Wed Apr 21, 2010 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Miniserve is dead
Replies: 8
Views: 6793

What was on this server?
by ibisum
Wed Apr 07, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: Oriic sneaky preview
Replies: 10
Views: 10737

No, its okay.. I just wanted to alert you to the fact that I'm working on a keyboard overlay - right now its only for Plaszma (Zii Egg), but if it turns out to be useful I'll work out how to add it to the existing Oriculator ..
by ibisum
Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:04 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: Oriic sneaky preview
Replies: 10
Views: 10737

Xeron - I've been working on a port of Oricutron to the Creative Labs' Zii Egg (Plaszma) platform, and I'm just wondering if the virtual keyboard you've implemented for Oriic is going to make its way into the main oricutron sources? Right now I'm just using the Plaszma-provided popup keyboard (simil...
by ibisum
Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Important...
Replies: 8
Views: 6750

Waaah!! SNIFF!! You made me wonder if I was annoying!!! :oops:
by ibisum
Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: Oriic sneaky preview
Replies: 10
Views: 10737

Very nice! Is this why I haven't seen any updates to Oricutron in SVN lately? I've been doing almost-regular "svn update"'s to see what you're up to, but its been unusually quiet! :)
by ibisum
Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:55 pm
Forum: AY sound chip
Topic: AY Crudentials: SID Sound
Replies: 8
Views: 13762

This is really interesting .. I'd love to have a play with this .. what about a MIDI interface, would it be easy to whip up?
by ibisum
Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:54 pm
Forum: Mags and books
Topic: CEO MAG 240
Replies: 7
Views: 9152

I'd join, but I don't think my French is good enough to really benefit from it ..
by ibisum
Mon Mar 29, 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: Mags and books
Topic: All the issues of Théoric are now on Defence Force
Replies: 2
Views: 5572

I will (re-)learn French just so I can read these magazines! :)
by ibisum
Sun Mar 28, 2010 2:06 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: Oricutron v0.1 (now 0.8)
Replies: 187
Views: 116936

On the latest version of Oricutron (svn revision 165) from sources, I have problems: w1x@w1x0:~/hak/oric/oriculator.j/oricutron$ ./oricutron -t tapes/Cobra\ Invader\ \(1985\)\(-\)\(fr\).tap w1x@w1x0:~/hak/oric/oriculator.j/oricutron$ *** glibc detected *** ./oricutron: free(): invalid pointer: 0x000...
by ibisum
Wed Mar 17, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Desperately need a Microdrive!
Replies: 5
Views: 5138

It seems like they're all being hoarded by collectors in France! D'oh!!! :(

Anyway you guys, keep your eyes out!
by ibisum
Wed Mar 17, 2010 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Desperately need a Microdrive!
Replies: 5
Views: 5138

I've got my hardware rigged up with Arduino mega, SD reader, and display, and I've gotten as far as getting output on the display and reading/writing with the disk by the Mega .. next up will be to configure the data i/o on the Mega to get some sort of status display happening, so I have a little 'o...
by ibisum
Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Desperately need a Microdrive!
Replies: 5
Views: 5138

Desperately need a Microdrive!

I'm just posting this here as a general appeal to anyone who has a Microdrive to sell to contact me personally before putting in on EBay .. I'm developing a hardware "plug and play" replacement for the Microdrives, so that the Oric-1/Atmos machines can mount .DSK images stored on Micro-SD drives. I'...