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by Patxi
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Brand new software!
Topic: Aznar, the Sport Star
Replies: 22
Views: 1101

Re: Aznar, the Sport Star

Hahaha!
It could also be Tom Sellek with that big a stash :lol:
by Patxi
Thu Oct 10, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue 6 problems
Replies: 7
Views: 548

Re: Issue 6 problems

New smps, the Speccy is happy!
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by Patxi
Wed Oct 09, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue 6 problems
Replies: 7
Views: 548

Re: Issue 6 problems

Thanks Mort!

I found an online ad for an original 48k PSU for 15€.
Also found a 9v@2A smps for 13€, but needs the plug reworked for polarity.

Do the originals need being recapped?
by Patxi
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue 6 problems
Replies: 7
Views: 548

Re: Issue 6 problems

Took the multimeter at the 7805.
5.69V input, 4V output.

My working M-332 Speccy pulls the input voltage to the same 5.69V, but somehow keeps on ticking.

Seems like I have a power supply problem, 12+V no load, but bogs down under load.

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by Patxi
Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue 6 problems
Replies: 7
Views: 548

Issue 6 problems

Hi! I am a complete ZX newbie, having recently bought this Issue 6 speccy. I have replaced the keyboard membrane, and i'm waiting for a new cap kit for it and for my M-332. I ran it today, after replacing the keyboard, and it seemed ok for some 5 to 10 minutes. Then it froze. Powered it down, and th...
by Patxi
Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 355
Views: 57038

Re: Introduce yourself!

Sorry, not a 6B, but 6A :D


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by Patxi
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Introduce yourself!
Replies: 355
Views: 57038

Re: Introduce yourself!

Hi to the community from Portugal. My name's Francisco, and I have recently acquired my first Speccies, an issue 2 M332 with plastic keyboard, assembled by Timex Portugal, and an issue 6B. Both have gotten new keyboard membranes, but the 6B is behaving erratically. So I hope I can get some more know...