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Re: Lower ROM Board
« Reply #100 on: 22:16, 11 May 12 »
I only ordered 15 boards, at the time only 8 people said they definitely wanted one. So I could only order some prototype boards. Those 15 are gone.

Getting back to the Spectrum device: The difference between the Spectrum and the CPC is that the CPC Firmware is actually very well written. The Spectrum was full of bugs, so people started working on improvements years ago and have been producing tweaked versions with all sorts of improvements and additional commands. Everyone was (mostly) happy with the CPC Firmware, so there was very little tweaking done. The Spectrum also has some free space left in the ROM, so there's space for new stuff like IDE commands and so on, but the CPC ROM is more or less fully packed.

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Re: Lower ROM Board
« Reply #101 on: 01:12, 12 May 12 »

EEEP! Was looking at this picture and wondering what the hell CPC revision it was for a good 2 mins 30 seconds before the penny dropped duh!  :laugh: 




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Re: Lower ROM Board
« Reply #102 on: 19:58, 13 May 12 »
I was always jealous about the tweaks and the new ROMs for the Speccy, until I realised it was need that pushed them to produce them.


However, in my mind there's still room for improvement - wouldn't it superb if there was a fusion of the Amstrad-made stuff and QuickCMD for instance?


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Re: Lower ROM Board
« Reply #103 on: 10:28, 14 May 12 »
PS Winter is coming...

Settle down! Summer has properly started yet!

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Re: Lower ROM Board
« Reply #104 on: 10:30, 14 May 12 »
No, you don't get it!



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Re: Lower ROM Board
« Reply #105 on: 11:42, 14 May 12 »
Hmm, I still don't get it. There's obviously a gap in my "Nerdy Film Knowledge" :(

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Re: Lower ROM Board
« Reply #106 on: 12:01, 14 May 12 »
Hmm, I still don't get it. There's obviously a gap in my "Nerdy Film Knowledge" :(

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Re: Lower ROM Board
« Reply #107 on: 12:08, 14 May 12 »
Seems so. I don't know Game of Thrones :(

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Re: Lower ROM Board
« Reply #108 on: 12:10, 14 May 12 »
You're missing out. Fantastic series. Every tuesday morning I wake up humming the intro music (opening credits, btw, are probably the best ever seen in a tv series). That's because we watch in on Monday nights - ohhhh that's today :)