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Free Roms
« on: 20:46, 05 March 18 »
The emptying of the "Amstrad cupboard from Hell" continues.

The following Roms are free to anyone that wants them:


1.Protext x 6
2.Maxam 1.5 x 4
3.Prospell x 3
4.Promerge Plus x 2
5.BCPL x 1
6.Nirvana x 1
7.Utopia x 1


These Roms are untested but are of the same vintage as the  ones I use myself so they should
be OK. If you would like any of these please send me a SAE and two first class stamps for return postage.


Cheers,


Peter
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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #1 on: 00:50, 06 March 18 »
Hi Peter


I would like the following ROM's if that is ok with you and nobody else has claimed them:


Protext, Prospell, Promerge Plus, Maxam 1.5 and Utopia


Will send you a SAE and a couple of stamps for them as soon as I can.


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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #2 on: 07:06, 06 March 18 »
Hi Mark,

OK, will put these aside. Other Roms have also been taken, the list is now down to:

1. Maxam 1.5 x 2
2. Protext x 4
3. Prospell x 1
4. BCPL x 2
5. Nirvana x 1

Cheers,


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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #3 on: 09:39, 06 March 18 »
To be clear. This is also open to non-UK members.

Cheers,

Peter
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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #4 on: 11:50, 06 March 18 »
Thanks for putting them aside for me Peter. Much appreciated.


Best wishes


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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #5 on: 11:51, 06 March 18 »
Are they originals or just burnt EPROMs?

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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #6 on: 12:03, 06 March 18 »
Three are Wacco printed labelled Roms (when Brian Watson and myself distributed Arnor products after they ceased trading), The Nirvana Rom by Goldmark systems is from when I took over their products and the rest are also Wacco Roms with handwritten labels. Printed labels for these Roms would replace the handwritten labels before posting out to customers. There are probably printed labels for them somewhere in the "Amstrad cupboard from Hell" but I haven't found them yet. The code for these Roms came from the original Arnor and Goldmark Roms.
« Last Edit: 12:57, 06 March 18 by ComSoft6128 »
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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #7 on: 13:02, 06 March 18 »
I'll take one of each of the remaining ROMs then. I don't think I've ever owned an original ROM. Or if nobody else wants them I'll take the lot.

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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #8 on: 13:13, 06 March 18 »
OK Bryce,

I will put aside Maxam, Protext, Prospell, BCPL and Nirvana for you. Nirvana has an original Goldmark manual if you want that as well.

This leaves:
1. Maxam 1.5 x 1
2. Protext x 3
3. BCPL x 1

Cheers,

Peter
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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #9 on: 13:45, 06 March 18 »
Yeah, sure, seems to be only 13 pages, so I should be able to tackle the read :D

Let me know (PM) what you need regarding postage.

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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #10 on: 13:49, 06 March 18 »
Hi Bryce,

Please PM me your address.
All Roms will be posted next Tuesday/Wednesday.

Cheers,

Peter
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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #11 on: 20:29, 07 March 18 »
Hello,
If it stays Protext and Maxam 1.5, i'll take it ;)
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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #12 on: 21:39, 07 March 18 »
Hi Gob,

I will put them aside for you. Please PM me your address.

Cheers,

Peter
« Last Edit: 23:37, 07 March 18 by ComSoft6128 »
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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #13 on: 18:55, 11 March 18 »
Anything left? :)
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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #14 on: 11:04, 12 March 18 »
Hi Gryzor,

Still have one Protext Rom.

And found most of the printed labels for the others.

Cheers,

Peter


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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #15 on: 15:32, 12 March 18 »
Be nice to have it :) Like Bryce, I don't think I have an original one!


I remembered I owe you a message about the scanner, so I'll take it there!
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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #16 on: 16:11, 12 March 18 »
I have an original Maxam box that I bought back then (Disk version), but it also had a cool holder for the ROM version, which is where my Maxam ROM will now be stored :)

@ComSoft6128: I think I already sent you my address, remind me if I didn't.

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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #17 on: 17:11, 12 March 18 »
Hi Gryzor,

Please PM your address.
Most items should be posted off tomorrow.

Cheers,


Peter
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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #18 on: 19:32, 20 March 18 »
All Roms were posted off last Tuesday so should have arrived by now. Has anyone managed to use them yet? I'm interested to see if they are still working OK.

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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #19 on: 09:26, 21 March 18 »
Mine arrived last night, but I won't get to test them for a few weeks.

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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #20 on: 09:31, 21 March 18 »
Thanks Bryce.
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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #21 on: 20:03, 26 March 18 »
I just received them. Immediately connected, everything works perfectly.
Maxam 1.5 and protext ok :) Thanks !!!
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Re: Free Roms
« Reply #22 on: 20:10, 26 March 18 »
 :D Good news! :D
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