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R3PLAY Show UK

Hello All, Not sure how many of you will be interested, but after all the talk about the "Vintage Computer Festival Midwest", I was looking for somthing similar a little closer to home. I live in England and I have found a show on in Blackpool on the weekend of November 6/7 2010. Here is a...
by hal2710
Aug Thu 26, 2010 2:01 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: R3PLAY Show UK
Replies: 3
Views: 10323

Re: Received my kit today!

Hello Vince, Enjoy, read all the posts including the one reguarding the 20mhz CPU issue. Vince I have read ALL the posts here while waiting for my kit to arrive. I don't know yet what firmware is on my Altair 8800 micro, but just a thought; I found some chips are inconsistant in their timing for wri...
by hal2710
Aug Fri 13, 2010 12:42 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Received my kit today!
Replies: 12
Views: 23000

Re: Received my kit today!

Hi Vince, Oh man, that's just silly, how do they expect the world economy to improve with that high of customs tax. Sad thing is they have been talking VAT tax over here too. Vince Picked up my kit from Post Office after paying £31.00 (£23 import tax + £8 UK Post Office Handling fee !!!) Anyway Taxe...
by hal2710
Aug Fri 13, 2010 10:18 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Received my kit today!
Replies: 12
Views: 23000

Re: Received my kit today!

Hi Everyone, Got home from work today to find that I had missed the Postman !!!!!!! My Kit has arrived UK. £31.00 customs tax :-( Will have to pick it up from The Post Office tomorrow. Thank you Vince. :-) Must admit I was getting worried that my 88 was lost in the post. Will post First impressions ...
by hal2710
Aug Thu 12, 2010 12:06 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Received my kit today!
Replies: 12
Views: 23000

Re: Interface Question

Hi Vince,

RTFM..........LOL

OK I have found the pin-out :oops: :oops:

Thanks

Michael
by hal2710
Aug Fri 06, 2010 4:51 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Interface Question
Replies: 9
Views: 16734

Re: Interface Question

Hi, Proprietary. I have been reading about the S100 bus. Is this interface same or similar ? Would it be possible to get a "Pin Out" of the interface please. I don't have my kit yet so apoligies if this is explained somewhere :oops: I also have a question to elchuko what expansions are you...
by hal2710
Aug Thu 05, 2010 12:03 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Interface Question
Replies: 9
Views: 16734

Re: What serial numbers have shipped?

Hi wallc,

wallc wrote:I am wondering what serial numbers folks have already received? I am looking forward to my unit shipping!



Got up this morning and checked my emails. Got one from Vince !!!!

My order (45) has shipped airmail to England.

HTH

Michael
by hal2710
Aug Sun 01, 2010 3:03 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: What serial numbers have shipped?
Replies: 37
Views: 89081

Re: Kit Built!

Well Hello All,

Just ordered a 2gb SanDisk card.

Still waiting for my kit.

Has anyone else finished thier build ?

Any more bugs ???



Michael
by hal2710
Jul Sun 18, 2010 11:36 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Kit Built!
Replies: 6
Views: 13263

Re: Received my kit today!

Hello fellows,


Good news the kits are rolling out..........I'm jelous as hell.


Best wishes and mind those HOT irons

Mick
by hal2710
Jul Wed 14, 2010 6:10 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Received my kit today!
Replies: 12
Views: 23000

Re: Altair 8800 Micro Project Status

Hi elchucko,

On the link you suggest I found http://store.gravitech.us/waadposu9v60.html


I think this is as close as I can get http://www.maplin.co.uk/Module.aspx?ModuleNo=32754


Thanks for your help.


Michael
by hal2710
Jul Sun 04, 2010 1:08 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Altair 8800 Micro Project Status
Replies: 56
Views: 108982

Re: Altair 8800 Micro Project Status

Hello Vince, I am trying to find a suitable PSU for my Altair 8800 Micro. "The power supply will need to be 7-9 volt DC 2.1mm positive center." I don't know how many amps will the unit require ? Can you suggest any values please. I live in England so will probably get one from http://www.m...
by hal2710
Jul Sun 04, 2010 9:57 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Altair 8800 Micro Project Status
Replies: 56
Views: 108982

Re: Memories

Hi elchucko, Just read all of the posts in the Altair replica section. This post of yours was the last one I read. I too was thinking about old computers. The first one I ever used was a Commodore PET. 10 PRINT "Hello World" 20 GOTO 10 RUN LOL I think back to have exciting it was. We used ...
by hal2710
Jun Tue 15, 2010 1:43 am
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Memories
Replies: 1
Views: 4733

Re: Altair 8800 Micro Project Status

Hello Vince,


Hey super excited just placed my pre-order..

Have only just found you guys here and would like to say hello to everyone here as well.


Michael
by hal2710
Jun Mon 14, 2010 12:05 pm
 
Forum: Altair 8800 Micro
Topic: Altair 8800 Micro Project Status
Replies: 56
Views: 108982
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