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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1900 on: 11:28, 29 January 18 »
Imo. it all points to bad contacts on your edge connector of the CPC.

That's my opinion as well.

So first advice is to clean the expansion port, ie. using an eraser and IPA. In all likelyhood it will work fine after that.

What's IPA?

That sounds bad, could you take a picture so we can see what it looks like ?

Since my photos are about 16 MB, I've uploaded them to imgur, here:

https://imgur.com/a/fZ9Xz.

Here they are individually (I'm not using the img tag because this breaks the forum's formatting):


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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1901 on: 11:45, 29 January 18 »
That's an uncommon motherboard revision, and at least the one we have pictured here has a 40007 gate array.


The bubbling seems normal, though You may want to resolder the rusty connector and clean the connectors.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1902 on: 11:55, 29 January 18 »
That expansion connector needs some serious cleaning. IPA is Isopropanol and it's what you need to clean it.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1903 on: 12:00, 29 January 18 »
You may want to resolder the rusty connector and clean the connectors.


I've never used a soldering iron in my life. I'm aiming to though - but I don't want to start with my 30 year old 6128  :)

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1904 on: 13:55, 29 January 18 »
IPA is Isopropanol and it's what you need to clean it.


Nonono. everyone knows it's Indian Pale Ale. It helps you forget about your CPC not working properly

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1905 on: 14:01, 29 January 18 »

Nonono. everyone knows it's Indian Pale Ale. It helps you forget about your CPC not working properly

Well they're both alchohol, neither taste very good and both will probably give you stomach cramps, so you're not too far off.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1906 on: 15:19, 29 January 18 »
Well they're both alchohol, neither taste very good and both will probably give you stomach cramps, so you're not too far off.

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There are people in Ireland who would hang you for saying that. But I agree with you. This wanky, over-priced craft beer culture really must die.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1907 on: 15:26, 29 January 18 »
The same idiots who wouldn't know a good pint of Guinness if they were handed one for free I assume?

Craft beers are for people who believe they are being different while sporting the same shite beard as half the country with an iPhone in the pocket of their fake tweed suit.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1908 on: 15:39, 29 January 18 »

Nonono. everyone knows it's Indian Pale Ale. It helps you forget about your CPC not working properly

Newcastle Brown Ale is the right job for Amnesia - NBA or DOG is what you need.
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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1909 on: 15:47, 29 January 18 »
The same idiots who wouldn't know a good pint of Guinness if they were handed one for free I assume?

Craft beers are for people who believe they are being different while sporting the same shite beard as half the country with an iPhone in the pocket of their fake tweed suit.

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If I wasn't sure before, I am now. But we're gonna get along juuuuuust fine come March. Even if I am an iPhone user, I'll never wear tweed, faux or real!
I like Guinness, but it doesn't like me. It turns me into an insufferable asshole. (Not a peep out of any of you lot!)  :P

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1910 on: 16:06, 29 January 18 »
So without the Guinness you're just a normal arsehole?

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I think we should stop derailing this thread now  ::)

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1911 on: 16:09, 29 January 18 »
... But I do like thev aforementioned Newcastle!

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1912 on: 23:02, 29 January 18 »

IPA (beer) has nothing to do with craft beer... and has been popular for a long time before that fad started. From wikipedia "India Pale Ale, or IPA, has been used in the United Kingdom to describe a well-hopped, high-gravity beer since 1835"


From my (admittedly limited) experience craft beer seems to mean beer that doesn't taste how you really expect/want beer to taste.

+1 for newky brown!

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1913 on: 09:08, 30 January 18 »
I think that you've got to mix craft beer with pipe tobacco and food leftovers from your beard, tho.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1914 on: 10:19, 30 January 18 »
I think that you've got to mix craft beer with pipe tobacco and food leftovers from your beard, tho.

You forgot the inflated opinion of yourself, needed to really enjoy it.

However, on a positive note, I do like the fact that they've come up with name for this. It's much easier and shorter now to say "Hipster", we used to have to say "That tosser with the beard".

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« Last Edit: 10:22, 30 January 18 by Bryce »

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1915 on: 10:36, 30 January 18 »
I think that you've got to mix craft beer with pipe tobacco and food leftovers from your beard, tho.

Off-Topic:
Anyone remember the guys from CAMRA? they were all Beards & Pipes and Wooly jumpers - apologies if anyone is a member  ;D
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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1916 on: 16:25, 30 January 18 »
Should I separate this part of the thread into a new one, with extremely limited access and different fonts and colours to give it a hipster allure (and also keep the rest of the thread intact)?

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1917 on: 22:52, 30 January 18 »
Can it have a typewriter in there somewhere too? On a bus if possible



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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1918 on: 09:32, 31 January 18 »
Can it have a typewriter in there somewhere too? On a bus if possible




That's beyond hipster and the coolest picture I've seen this year.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1919 on: 12:05, 31 January 18 »

There are people in Ireland who would hang you for saying that. But I agree with you. This wanky, over-priced craft beer culture really must die.
Should i prepare the gallows??

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1920 on: 12:47, 31 January 18 »
So without the Guinness you're just a normal arsehole?

Bryce.

I think we should stop derailing this thread now  ::)


Oh absolutely. But I never denied this. It's other people who seem surprised by this startling realisation!  :laugh:

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1921 on: 02:23, 01 February 18 »
Split topic?

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1922 on: 10:09, 01 February 18 »
Let's just get back on track.

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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1923 on: 12:19, 01 February 18 »
OK back on track and no booze in sight  :(

Does the Board have a MAC address so i can set up an static IP on my Router?
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Re: Amstrad CPC WiFi
« Reply #1924 on: 13:29, 01 February 18 »
OK back on track and no booze in sight  :(

Does the Board have a MAC address so i can set up an static IP on my Router?


Yep. Any board with a wifi (or bluetooth) adapter needs to have a MAC address.