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Forum: support.Hardware 05 August 2018, 09:18
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Posted By dJOS
It absolutely can, I had 2 a500's in storage...

It absolutely can, I had 2 a500's in storage during a 40-45c week - they were bubble wrapped, boxed and in a giant storage shed and they went from not yellowed, to badly yellowed in the week.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 31 July 2018, 13:39
Replies: 5,785
Views: 918,653
Posted By dJOS
Nice, have they tweaked the case colour recently?...

Nice, have they tweaked the case colour recently? All the mini 64's I've seen in the flesh looked like they are starting to yellow already!
Forum: support.Hardware 29 July 2018, 00:46
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Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
Agreed, the best option is to put your yellow...

Agreed, the best option is to put your yellow item in a plastic tub, then coat, then put cling wrap / plastic wrap over the tub itself. This keeps bugs away from it and boosts the greenhouse effect.
Forum: News 12 June 2018, 00:17
Replies: 1,123
Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
If you are using the full width of the display...

If you are using the full width of the display (change the defaults in the menu) you do need to enlarge the hole slightly.
Forum: News 13 January 2018, 23:50
Replies: 1,123
Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
Lol, that's brilliant! :D: cool

Lol, that's brilliant! :D: cool
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 10 January 2018, 01:27
Replies: 1,944
Views: 267,776
Posted By dJOS
It'll run on KS 2.x iirc.

It'll run on KS 2.x iirc.
Forum: support.Hardware 08 January 2018, 04:44
Replies: 370
Views: 168,544
Posted By dJOS
Btw, these drives (well the 4GB units I have)...

Btw, these drives (well the 4GB units I have) have a 4MB Cache which seems to perform exceptionally well.
Forum: support.Hardware 06 January 2018, 02:47
Replies: 1,100
Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
My Study has a big window in it that only has the...

My Study has a big window in it that only has the blind pulled down when it's above 30c.
Forum: support.Hardware 04 January 2018, 11:31
Replies: 370
Views: 168,544
Posted By dJOS
I've found the Seagate ST1 microdrive...

I've found the Seagate ST1 microdrive (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seagate_ST1) is faster in my Amiga's and had lower CPU overheads, your post might just explain why?
Forum: Hardware mods 04 January 2018, 11:29
Replies: 103
Views: 47,111
Posted By dJOS
Oh dear, ugliest Gotek mod of the year award is...

Oh dear, ugliest Gotek mod of the year award is already won! :shocked
Forum: support.Hardware 04 December 2017, 21:44
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Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
None of my stuff has turned yellow again, despite...

None of my stuff has turned yellow again, despite living in Australia.
Forum: News 03 December 2017, 23:04
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Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
Nice work as always jeff. :great

Nice work as always jeff. :great
Forum: News 01 November 2017, 19:57
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Posted By dJOS
Nice! :D

Nice! :D
Forum: support.Hardware 24 October 2017, 09:18
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Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
Indeed, I'll be using it in future.

Indeed, I'll be using it in future.
Forum: News 22 October 2017, 00:16
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Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
Cheers, I must need more coffee as I only just...

Cheers, I must need more coffee as I only just figured that out. :nuts
Forum: News 21 October 2017, 23:56
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Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
ok that makes a lot of sense, thanks.

ok that makes a lot of sense, thanks.
Forum: News 21 October 2017, 23:56
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Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
Cool, I did that - tbh I cant really tell the...

Cool, I did that - tbh I cant really tell the difference but imo it still looks great! :cool

EDIT: ok I can see it uses the full screen width now.
Forum: News 21 October 2017, 23:50
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Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
Thanks I found the menu's - if I have a 128 x 32...

Thanks I found the menu's - if I have a 128 x 32 pixel OLED, how many characters is that in the LCD size menu?
Forum: News 21 October 2017, 22:38
Replies: 1,123
Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
Good point, but how do you change directories and...

Good point, but how do you change directories and select disks with only 2 buttons
Forum: News 21 October 2017, 22:36
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Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
Oh cool, thanks.

Oh cool, thanks.
Forum: News 21 October 2017, 12:54
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Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
That is running your new firmware, however I...

That is running your new firmware, however I can't tweak anything as the DOS manager software is too ancient to even handle more than 15 slots.

Edit, the physical resolution is 128 x 32 pixels.
Forum: News 21 October 2017, 11:20
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Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
So some OLED's screens arrived and my Tandy Gotek...

So some OLED's screens arrived and my Tandy Gotek HxC got a very nice little upgrade today! :-+

Before:
https://i.imgur.com/Z1oQuhwl.jpg

Testing:
https://i.imgur.com/93mGmLsl.jpg

After:...
Forum: support.Hardware 19 October 2017, 04:21
Replies: 1,100
Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
Yeah me too, but I think the UV was just...

Yeah me too, but I think the UV was just generating surface heat and activating the process.

Some more experiments here:
https://youtu.be/qZYbchvSUDY
Forum: support.Hardware 18 October 2017, 02:52
Replies: 1,100
Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
And that works too, just don't go over 60c for a...

And that works too, just don't go over 60c for a few hours or you'll melt your keys.


https://youtu.be/qa0B0hiVqxA
Forum: support.Hardware 17 October 2017, 00:21
Replies: 1,100
Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
The easy method for keys is to put them all into...

The easy method for keys is to put them all into a large glass jar and then fill it up completely with the vanish gel. Because the process is heat activated, the keys don't need to be facing the sun,...
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 07 October 2017, 00:03
Replies: 1,944
Views: 267,776
Posted By dJOS
Because the way it encodes colour is very prone...

Because the way it encodes colour is very prone to artefacts - red's especially are notorious for bleeding into other colours.
Forum: Nostalgia & memories 06 October 2017, 11:59
Replies: 1,944
Views: 267,776
Posted By dJOS
I always found the c64 colour palette...

I always found the c64 colour palette disappointing, over all c64 games looked good and sounded great but, for adventure games nothing could beat a Tandy 1000 computer with 16 colour enhanced CGA...
Forum: support.Hardware 26 September 2017, 06:26
Replies: 1,100
Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
Fair enough, English is my native language and...

Fair enough, English is my native language and even for me it's possible to take my statements multiple ways (just ask my wife!). :nuts
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2017, 22:04
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Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
You said "works like hydrogen peroxide" which...

You said "works like hydrogen peroxide" which suggests it doesn't contain it, however it actually has it in it plus the oxy etc.
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2017, 21:38
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Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
Nope, this one has hydrogen peroxide as an active...

Nope, this one has hydrogen peroxide as an active ingredient.

https://i.imgur.com/Sn9gat5l.png
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2017, 21:36
Replies: 1,100
Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
It already has peroxide in it and it works great!

It already has peroxide in it and it works great!
Forum: support.Hardware 25 September 2017, 12:07
Replies: 1,100
Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
I use this stuff, it's almost a gel and the...

I use this stuff, it's almost a gel and the detergents are great for removing contaminants + it's quite cheap.

https://i.imgur.com/cnu33h8l.jpg
Forum: News 25 September 2017, 09:44
Replies: 1,123
Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
Hi Jeff, ignore my earlier request, I was looking...

Hi Jeff, ignore my earlier request, I was looking in the wrong place for the custom floppy formats - I've found it now! :o
Forum: News 25 September 2017, 02:46
Replies: 1,123
Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
Thanks Jeff, much appreciated. That's not my...

Thanks Jeff, much appreciated.

That's not my video but it is very cool - I have a Tandy 1000 EX too but I put the Gotek HxC into an external drive case. One cool feature of the Tandy 1000 range is...
Forum: News 25 September 2017, 00:27
Replies: 1,123
Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
Hi Jeff, can you please update the MacOS version...

Hi Jeff, can you please update the MacOS version of the HxC Software please - the current version lacks the ability to create custom disk types. Eg with the Windows version you can create a 2.5mb...
Forum: support.Hardware 24 September 2017, 23:38
Replies: 1,100
Views: 349,577
Posted By dJOS
Get a large glass jar, insert the keys, fill it...

Get a large glass jar, insert the keys, fill it up with your retr0bright, put the lid on and put it in the sun for 4 hours (it's actually the heat, not the UV that causes the bromine to come out of...
Forum: News 17 September 2017, 01:27
Replies: 1,123
Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
Nice one, thanks Jeff.

Nice one, thanks Jeff.
Forum: News 17 September 2017, 00:56
Replies: 1,123
Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
What do you mean by the last item Jeff? "SD...

What do you mean by the last item Jeff?

"SD HxC Floppy Emulator internal EEPROM emulation added"

What does features does this give us? I assume this is for those of us with your own hardware?
Forum: support.Hardware 08 September 2017, 08:13
Replies: 70
Views: 9,656
Posted By dJOS
I'm not aware of the "HC508", but the Kipper...

I'm not aware of the "HC508", but the Kipper built A504 /A508 boards dont boot on the original patched KS1.3 rom without a boot floppy.
Forum: News 07 September 2017, 23:07
Replies: 1,123
Views: 195,357
Posted By dJOS
Yep, impressive simplicity.

Yep, impressive simplicity.
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