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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #50 on: 09:22, 22 April 21 »
Hmm, so i do magic... i buy working CPC on Ebay or somewhere for 100-200 GBP plus postage costs . Later i  dissasembly working computer for parts, . In next day i assembly  and sell full working Just CPC2  board for 150 GBP... Really , good buissnes for me ;)
And sell the now non-working CPC on Ebay to make the profit, because we know even those fetch stupidly high prices these days. Still unconvinced.

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #51 on: 09:44, 22 April 21 »
My UT Source order ...One from few...And yes, i know, you say, is fake... :picard:

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #52 on: 11:25, 22 April 21 »
They have to reach out to Zaxon first, he has all the NOS GA's :P
Piotr has found the 40010 on this website (like some Amiga peoples have found Paula on it, and more), because I have asked if they can try to source those unlisted circuits. UtSource has added next the Amstrad 40010 references and I was able to order ten of them to fix some CPC. Piotr got the opportunity to order them while it was available.
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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #53 on: 11:31, 22 April 21 »
My UT Source order ...
You have payed them expensive... It was around 9$ for the Gate Array and 5$ for Paula in 2014/2015.  :(
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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #54 on: 19:44, 22 April 21 »
UtSource has added next the Amstrad 40010 references and I was able to order ten of them to fix some CPC.

And that was - when? Can you try again to get a quote please? If you still have the account. Just make sure they are not giving you the Bosch 40010...
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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #55 on: 20:14, 22 April 21 »
And that was - when? Can you try again to get a quote please? If you still have the account. Just make sure they are not giving you the Bosch 40010...
It was more than 5 years ago.
Last year, I have asked a quotation again because no more price was displayed for the Amstrad 40010 IC and I have received a quotation for the Bosh 40010 IC too...
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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #56 on: 22:01, 22 April 21 »
It was more than 5 years ago.
Last year, I have asked a quotation again because no more price was displayed for the Amstrad 40010 IC and I have received a quotation for the Bosh 40010 IC too...
So Zaxon's (UT)source has run dry in the last 4 years... wondering on how many GA's he is sitting for his JustCPCs...

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #57 on: 22:07, 22 April 21 »
wondering on how many GA's he is sitting for his JustCPCs...
As many as CPCs that can no longer be repaired.
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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #58 on: 22:13, 22 April 21 »
Hmm, so i do magic... i buy working CPC on Ebay or somewhere for 100-200 GBP plus postage costs . Later i  dissasembly working computer for parts, . In next day i assembly  and sell full working Just CPC2  board for 150 GBP... Really , good buissnes for me ;)



Why did you pay 100gbp or more?  plenty of 464 on the last go for 25 maybe less. I haven't looked in a while but it was easy to grab them for still little money only a shortwhile ago.

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #59 on: 00:22, 23 April 21 »
Well, btw, i have also oryginal  NOS HAL ram controller for 6128 ;) Approx 50 pieces in my storage ;) 



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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #60 on: 01:08, 23 April 21 »
Well, btw, i have also oryginal  NOS HAL ram controller for 6128 ;) Approx 50 pieces in my storage ;)


I think the original question in the debate was where did you get your 40010 gate arrays from for all the justcpc you sold.  How many did you buy and where from.   For example did you get them by taking them from actual cpc machines or did you buy them NOS from another supplier.  Maybe you answer that question and I didn't see it.

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #61 on: 03:16, 23 April 21 »
Why did you pay 100gbp or more?  plenty of 464 on the last go for 25 maybe less. I haven't looked in a while but it was easy to grab them for still little money only a shortwhile ago.


From one of my personal files...


How much does CPC464 cost in Ebay / Germany?



Amstrad / Schneider CPC 464, nur Computer, ohne Monitor
-   2019.10.26: 57,50 Euro
-   2019.12.17: 61,00 Euro
-   2019.12.07: 41,50 Euro
-   2020.01.12: 83,00 Euro (funktioniert, mit Vortex SP512 - BOS 2.1 RAM Erweiterung)
-   2020.03.31: 182 Euro (funktioniert, mit DDI-1 + 3,5“ Floppy, Disks, Joystick, TV-Kabel)
-   2020.04.05: 87 Euro (Tape Play Taste defekt)
-   2020.04.07: 42,50 Euro (funktioniert)
-   2020.04.07: 45,50 Euro (funktioniert)
-   2020.04.08: 45,50 Euro (LED geht an)
-   2020.04.12: 112 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Tape-Riemen)
-   2020.05.02: 53 Euro (mit eingebauter serieller Schnittstelle, Tastaturabdeckung)
-   2020.05.03: 83 Euro
-   2020.05.08: 25,50 Euro (ungetested)
-   2020.05.10: 81 Euro (funktioniert)
-   2020.05.10: 61 Euro (funktioniert, neue Riemen)
-   2020.05.15: 94 Euro (funktioniert)
-   2020.05.17: 99 Euro (funktioniert, Handbuch, Pascal-Box)
-   2020.05.17: 57 Euro (Originalverpackung)
-   2020.05.28: 126 Euro (mit DDI-1 und 3“ Floppy)
-   2020.05.31: 103 Euro (LED leuchtet)
-   2020.06.08: 40,50 Euro (funktioniert, CAPS-Taste fehlt)
-   2020.06.13: 107 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Riemen, Netzteil, Handbuch,  Demo-Tape)
-   2020.06.14: 152 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Riemen)
-   2020.06.16: 36,50 Euro (ungetestet)
-   2020.06.21: 86 Euro (LED leuchtet)
-   2020.07.12: 93 Euro (funktioniert, Vortex 512 KB BOS 2.0)
-   2020.07.14: 53 Euro (ungetestet)
-   2020.09.06: 104 Euro (2x Tastatur, ungetestet)
-   2020.09.13: 67,50 Euro (funktioniert, Vortex 512 KB Erweiterung, drei Handbücher)
-   2020.09.13: 51 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Kassettenriemen)
-   2020.10.11: 72,60 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Kassettenriemen)
-   2020.10.18: 68,30 Euro (ungetestet)
-   2020.10.25: 85,60 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Kassettenriemen, mit Verpackung)
-   2020.11.01: 60 Euro (ungetestet)
-   2020.11.01: 93 Euro (nur 464 Platine, mit Data Media Speichererweiterung SP64)
-   2020.11.08: 101 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Kassettenriemen)
-   2020.11.13: 72,90 Euro (ungetestet)
-   2020.11.22: 76 Euro (ungetestet, 6 Kassetten)
-   2020.11.22: 86,50 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Kassettenriemen)
-   2020.11.26: 77 Euro (defekt, mit MP1 TV Modulator)
-   2020.12.06: 41,50 Euro (funktioniert, Data-Becker Buch CPC)
-   2020.12.06: 101 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Kassettenriemen)
-   2020.12.13: 124 Euro (funktioniert, OVP Tastatur, 1 Buch, 1 Spiel)
-   2020.12.20: 86 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Kassettenriemen)
-   2020.01.03: 71 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Kassettenriemen)
-   2021.01.09: 45 Euro (funktioniert)
-   2021.01.09: 44,50 Euro (ungetestet)
-   2021.01.12: 55 Euro (ungetestet)
-   2021.01.17: 66 Euro (funktioniert, Tape ohne Plastikscheibe, Zählwerk defekt)
-   2021.01.23: 112 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Kassettenriemen, SCART-Kabel, Netzteil, 10 Spiele auf Kassette)
-   2021.01.24: 57,80 Euro (ungetestet)
-   2021.01.26: 38,50 Euro (defekt, vermutlich RAM)
-   2021.01.29: 99 Euro (funktioniert, restauriert)
-   2021.01.31: 52,50 Euro (CPC funktioniert, Tape defekt, DEL durch ESC Taste ersetzt)
-   2021.01.32: 62 Euro (funktioniert, neuer Kassettenriemen)
-   2021.02.01: 45,50 Euro (defekt, vermutlich RAM Chip)
-   2021.02.13: 46,60 Euro (CPC funktioniert, Tape defekt)
-   2021.02.19: 98 Euro (funktioniert, + weiteter CPC mit defektem Tape)
-   2021.03.05: 44 Euro (defekt)
-   2021.03.19: 55 Euro (ungetestet)
-   2021.03.20: 76 Euro (funktioniert, Handbuch,  3x Schneider Silberboxen Software auf mit Kassetten, z.B. Easy Top Calc)
-   2021.03.24: 56 Euro (ungetestet)
-   2021.03.28: 45,50 Euro (CPC funktioniert, Tape ungetestet)
-   2021.04.01: 69 Euro (funktioniert, Handbuch, 4 Kassetten)
-   2021.04.04: 53 Euro (ungetestet)
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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #62 on: 09:23, 23 April 21 »
Wow, nice record / journal...  8)

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #63 on: 09:25, 23 April 21 »
Quote from: piotr
Well, btw, i have also oryginal  NOS HAL ram controller for 6128 ;) Approx 50 pieces in my storage ;) 

And how many GA's 40010 do you have "in stock"?

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #64 on: 12:15, 23 April 21 »
It must be a lot of fun waving these pitchforks around, they seem to be hard to put down.

This thread really is quite something, even when judged by usual standards of pointless retro-drama.

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #65 on: 16:38, 23 April 21 »
Well, btw, i have also oryginal  NOS HAL ram controller for 6128 ;) Approx 50 pieces in my storage ;)   

And how many GA's 40010 do you have "in stock"?  Would you mind selling 2 or 3 to me, for repairing some CPCs? Please PM me if so, thanks!  I would put the repaired CPCs on Ebay for reasonable price, so it would benefit the community.
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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #66 on: 22:11, 23 April 21 »
It must be a lot of fun waving these pitchforks around, they seem to be hard to put down.

This thread really is quite something, even when judged by usual standards of pointless retro-drama.

Well, let me explain that to you. Of course the great CPC contains many standard components for reliability and availability. But it also has some great custom chips for its absolute power. One of them it Garry the Gate Array, also called 40010 in CPC6128 for example.

Now what we try to find out here is: Are these Amstrad 40010 custom chips available somewhere - and this means without taking them from CPCs themselves.
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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #67 on: 23:01, 23 April 21 »
Ok, well...I can open web shop with rare  parts for Amstrad. I have lot. But problem will be back ;) in next shitstorm .Becouse if China man sell 40010 , we  say this,  is good, we have source of components. But .... if i start selling it,  will be bad. People start screaming Piotr (Zaxon) trying do profit on community !!!  Let's burn him at the stake. Who has the pitchfork?

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #68 on: 00:17, 24 April 21 »
Ok, well...I can open web shop with rare  parts for Amstrad. I have lot. But problem will be back ;) in next shitstorm .Becouse if China man sell 40010 , we  say this,  is good, we have source of components. But .... if i start selling it,  will be bad. People start screaming Piotr (Zaxon) trying do profit on community !!!  Let's burn him at the stake. Who has the pitchfork?
Well let's see it that way - since you are already the bad guy of the CPC community  :laugh: what do you have to lose?  8) It can only get better!  :D Just sell us your NOS components and no shit will storm anymore  :laugh: Just kidding. 

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #69 on: 00:46, 24 April 21 »
SorrSorry, im busy, delivery was... Let's dissasembly it....

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #70 on: 08:37, 24 April 21 »
It's hardly pitchforks; such a situation is going to be controversial regardless of who did it, and a robust discussion here is entirely reasonable. We're not actively trying to drag him through the mud elsewhere, and it was entirely Piotr's choice to engage here.
Extraordinary claims need extraordinary proof after all, and it seems like Piotr has supplied enough. Only to then deliberately raise doubts about his own honesty, which was entirely unnecessary. Don't go complaining about your poor reputation when you actively sustain it, FFS.

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #71 on: 08:51, 24 April 21 »
Early riser? 😀

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #72 on: 13:52, 24 April 21 »
robust discussion
:laugh:

You've been slinging mud from the beginning of this witchhunt thread, then ended up with egg on your face, and yet still insist on doing so. That's the only "extraordinary" thing here.

Smh. Time to take a break from this toxicity, good thing it's spring out there...

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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #73 on: 14:37, 24 April 21 »
I started this conversation saying only "I have doubts." And Piotr obviously enjoys jerking us around. Not knowing exactly how big a jackass he's being is hardly "egg on my face".
But you've obviously decided you know everything. Must be nice.
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Re: RetroManCave loves JustCPC...
« Reply #74 on: 14:50, 24 April 21 »
I'm bored...