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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #275 on: 15:30, 17 July 14 »
Not every ROM must be an Expansion ROM!!! When using extension ROM no RAM will be wasted. For example you need only one ROM initialized for FutureOS, the other three ROM can or can not be initialized. I guess it's similar with symbos. And for games, if a game uses 2 or 3 ROMs, then just initialize the first one, a smart launcher system will find the other parts too. Just my 7 Pfennige.

Most of the 2- or 3-rom games are already made that way. Just the first rom is initialized, provides the RSX commands and wastes a few bytes of RAM.
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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #276 on: 19:15, 18 July 14 »
Hello friends!

A little message to inform you that all X-MEM boards was done. (around 80 boards)
I have some (boring) MotherX4 and few MiniBooster to build and all will be sent!!!  ;D 

For information, some peoples answer when I ask for package information but don't when I ask to pay the shipping fees:-X
You have to know that I give your boards each time to next peoples on the list...

The "store" will reopen soon.
Have fun,

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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #277 on: 00:16, 19 July 14 »
For information, some peoples answer when I ask for package information but don't when I ask to pay the shipping fees:-X

You'll always get those when you sell retro hardware. I found it to be about 10%. You learn to recognize and compensate for it though.

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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #278 on: 01:05, 19 July 14 »
You'll always get those when you sell retro hardware. I found it to be about 10%. You learn to recognize and compensate for it though.
* CraigsBar hopes he never falls into that 10%.

Oh as well as the x-mem I am now waiting on a parcel from tradeinpost. 5 old carts that will get reprogrammed with 5 of the games I don't have. A couple of plus membranes and 3 games (two disc one tape) for £90 not too bad I s'pose.

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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #279 on: 07:51, 19 July 14 »
For information, some peoples answer when I ask for package information but don't when I ask to pay the shipping fees:-X
You have to know that I give your boards each time to next peoples on the list...


And then there is the occasional loon like me who gives you a few euro extra because he thinks you deserve it :D


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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #280 on: 11:14, 19 July 14 »
You'll always get those when you sell retro hardware. I found it to be about 10%. You learn to recognize and compensate for it though.
It was around 10% before I ask, then 5% left.
Because I don't do that for money, it's more easy for me to refund them and not waste time on their boards.
As I said, they will be sold to the next peoples on the list. They can thanks them.  ;D

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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #281 on: 11:18, 19 July 14 »
I wholeheartedly thank That 10%.
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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #282 on: 11:19, 19 July 14 »
I wholeheartedly thank That 10%.
Sure, because 3 of them was before you.  ;D
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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #283 on: 23:45, 19 July 14 »
I've also had several people who paid and never sent their address and don't react to request e-mails although I know they are still active ?? Can't explain that one at all. :D

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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #284 on: 10:58, 20 July 14 »
The worst is: "they are all french and have the lower shipping fees to pay".  :-\
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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #285 on: 21:20, 29 July 14 »
I've also had several people who paid and never sent their address and don't react to request e-mails although I know they are still active ?? Can't explain that one at all. :D

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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #286 on: 23:30, 29 July 14 »
They aren't MegaFlashes. They are DigiBlasters, LowerROMBoards and USB mouse adapters. All MegaFlashes are long gone.

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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #287 on: 23:44, 29 July 14 »
LowerROM boards... Strike!!! Wonder that you still got them. Somehow it's the holy grail.  :) :) :)
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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #288 on: 23:49, 29 July 14 »
I got two to sold...  :P
One work perfectly, but the other look to have the firmware wrong programmed.  :-\
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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #289 on: 23:53, 29 July 14 »
Reprogram it.

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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #290 on: 00:04, 30 July 14 »
I have nothing to erase UV PROM.  ;D  (sun not work, it's a legend)
By the way, I no more need them so if someone wants... PM me.
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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #291 on: 00:28, 30 July 14 »
Got mine today, works nicely indeed  ;D


Although I did have to flip my cable around as we have different opinions as to where pin 1 is  :P



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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #292 on: 01:16, 30 July 14 »
Using a straight ribbon cable, no matter where are pins while you put the board with soldering side back. :)
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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #293 on: 10:39, 30 July 14 »
Got mine today, works nicely indeed  ;D
Although I did have to flip my cable around as we have different opinions as to where pin 1 is  :P

The location of pin 1 isn't an "opinion", it is defined in the specifications. :D

@TotO: Erasing EPROMs with the sun does work, it just takes way longer than most people would be prepared to wait.

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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #294 on: 11:42, 30 July 14 »
The IDC connector on the board  has the Pin 1 indicator pointing at Pin 50 on the silkscreen which is where the confusion comes from.


Now, to try and find some time to get to use it !! Too many projects too little time  :'(

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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #295 on: 11:42, 30 July 14 »
1 week in not enough here... And after reading on Internet, it's said that the Sun don't send the good UV to achieve that.
But OK, I'm going to let it for August 1st to August 15th and see. :D

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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #296 on: 11:54, 30 July 14 »
1 week in not enough here... And after reading on Internet, it's said that the Sun don't send the good UV to achieve that.
But OK, I'm going to let it for August 1st to August 15th and see. :D
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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #297 on: 13:25, 30 July 14 »
Are you in North France? :D

You can buy an EPROM eraser for the cost of the postage to Ireland and back.

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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #298 on: 13:35, 30 July 14 »
Lol.
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Re: X-MEM, a new memory expansion for all CPC.
« Reply #299 on: 13:37, 30 July 14 »
Are you in North France? :D

You can buy an EPROM eraser for the cost of the postage to Ireland and back.

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