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  Home wanted for old Acorn stuff
  radiac (11:59 19/7/2014)
  trevj (08:02 21/7/2014)
    radiac (15:21 22/7/2014)
      radiac (06:31 3/8/2014)
        RobC (20:02 3/8/2014)
          radiac (16:00 8/8/2014)
            RobC (12:18 8/9/2014)
              Hughes47 (12:31 16/9/2014)
                CJE (10:50 17/9/2014)
 
Richard Terry Message #123297, posted by radiac at 11:59, 19/7/2014
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Hi! Having a clear out and wondered if anyone would be interested in any of these:

* A3000 external Cumana CD-ROM drive (SCSI?) with CD caddies and external podule (~5kg)
* A3000 MIDI interface (mini-podule thing in an external podule with one mini-podule free)
* Risc PC x86 card, in box with software
* Half a box of old magazines - incomplete mix of Archimedes world, Acorn User, Archive etc.

Don't want to send to landfill, so they're free to a good home. However, they're heavy so I would ask for a contribution to postage, or to meet at a mutually convenient time and location (I'm thinking Bristol, Bath, Cheltenham, Sevenoaks, or somewhere in between).

I think the magazines would be impractical to post, but if you wanted a specific issue I'd be happy to check if I have it.
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Trevor Johnson Message #123298, posted by trevj at 08:02, 21/7/2014, in reply to message #123297
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Half a box of old magazines - incomplete mix of Archimedes world, Acorn User, Archive etc.
If it's really just half a box (I'm thinking bulk A4 paper reams but that could be a misplaced assumption), I could probably take them off your hands to put to use later in the year. I can easily collect from Bristol or Keynsham.

usernameAT... (That mail service is due to be withdrawn shortly anyway.)

[Edited by trevj at 10:06, 5/8/2014]
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Richard Terry Message #123302, posted by radiac at 15:21, 22/7/2014, in reply to message #123298
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If it's really just half a box (I'm thinking bulk A4 paper reams but that could be a misplaced assumption), I could probably take them off your hands to put to use later in the year. I can easily collect from Bristol or Keynsham.
Ah, sorry, should have been more specific - it's more like half a moving box, so probably more like 2 or 3 A4 ream boxes. If I remember correctly, there's a full Archimedes World binder (12 issues?) in there too.

The magazines are in storage in Sevenoaks at the moment; I'll be able to give you a more accurate measurement when I'm back there in a couple of weeks!
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Richard Terry Message #123305, posted by radiac at 06:31, 3/8/2014, in reply to message #123302
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Sad to report that the magazines were thrown away last month in my absence. Other items still available.
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Robert Coleman Message #123306, posted by RobC at 20:02, 3/8/2014, in reply to message #123305
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I'd be interested in the A3000 stuff if it's still available please.
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Richard Terry Message #123307, posted by radiac at 16:00, 8/8/2014, in reply to message #123306
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I'd be interested in the A3000 stuff if it's still available please.
They certainly are! Sorry for the delay - just wanted a chance to check they were still working.

A bit more info: the CD drive has seen better days (bits are loose - it was rescued from a school), but it seems to be in good working order - it loaded the CDs I tried, except for one scratched one. I don't have any instructions for it, but in RO3 the CD drive appears in the icon bar as long as the drive's plugged in and turned on when the machine boots. I have 4 CD caddies for it.

I don't have a midi keyboard to test the midi interface, but it registers its module when plugged in, so should be fine. Good condition, have manual with SWIs etc.

Drop me a message through http://radiac.net/contact/ and I'll get back to you by e-mail (avoid the spam harvesters).
Let me know whereabouts you are, so we can decide whether it would it be easiest for us to meet in a car park, or for me to post it to you.
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Robert Coleman Message #123336, posted by RobC at 12:18, 8/9/2014, in reply to message #123307
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Many thanks to Richard for the A3000 CD-ROM drive gear and MIDI podule.
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James Hughes Message #123343, posted by Hughes47 at 12:31, 16/9/2014, in reply to message #123336
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Ah - am just looking round now for a MIDI interface for a Risc PC and was hoping the A3000 one would be ok but it looks like it's gone. Any ideas where to pick one up from?
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Chris Evans Message #123344, posted by CJE at 10:50, 17/9/2014, in reply to message #123343
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The A3000 uses 'Mini'Podules so no use in a RiscPC.

We have new and S/H MIDI Podules in stock.

Including:
http://www.cjemicros.co.uk/micros/individual/newprodpages/prodinfo.php?prodcode=MOR-SHMIDI

Next time I update our website[1] I'll add a S/H MIDIMax on it. At a better price than the one above!

[1]Hopefully today or tomorrow
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