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Offline dreamscape

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Is my PCW8256 Faulty?? :(
« on: 12:58, 02 November 15 »
Video explains all... Faulty keyboard?  :picard: :doh:


PCW Keyboard Issue - YouTube
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Re: Is my PCW8256 Faulty?? :(
« Reply #1 on: 13:35, 02 November 15 »
Yup, looks like the controller isn't happy. Unfortunately, this isn't a part that's easy to find. Finding another complete keyboard is your best bet.

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Re: Is my PCW8256 Faulty?? :(
« Reply #2 on: 19:31, 08 November 15 »
Regarding keyboard.
 
check CJE Micro's : Welcome
CJE Micro's : Welcome
 
Down their list, they seem to be selling PCW keyboards for £22.00 incl p&p + VAT.
 
They must have acquired a bulk lot of PCW stuff, from some commercial user who may have had piles?
They say keyboard 'untested', but this is a business and sales will be covered by some guarantee.
 
They are also offering PCW8512 machines, complete, with software etc, for £165 (again, incl UK p&p and VAT).  They seem to be saying with 2 @ 3" drives, and 2 @ 3.5" drives, some external ??   All working as of 2013 when 'taken out of service' !!!
 
Plus various associated bits??   P&P overseas to be discussed!
 
Any use??
 
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Re: Is my PCW8256 Faulty?? :(
« Reply #3 on: 21:37, 08 November 15 »
Regarding keyboard.
 
check CJE Micro's : Welcome
CJE Micro's : Welcome
 
Down their list, they seem to be selling PCW keyboards for £22.00 incl p&p + VAT.
 
They must have acquired a bulk lot of PCW stuff, from some commercial user who may have had piles?
They say keyboard 'untested', but this is a business and sales will be covered by some guarantee.
 
They are also offering PCW8512 machines, complete, with software etc, for £165 (again, incl UK p&p and VAT).  They seem to be saying with 2 @ 3" drives, and 2 @ 3.5" drives, some external ??   All working as of 2013 when 'taken out of service' !!!
 
Plus various associated bits??   P&P overseas to be discussed!
 
Any use??
 
Geoff Barnard

Hi i am trying to part with a quantity of amstrad items  and have a full 8512 working system that i would part with. I have recently refurbished both drives and it would  have a few additonal extras that would come with it that could be put into a bundle for uk only due to weight. Is still all nice and grey. Sadly no boxes but if you are interested i can send photos to give you a better idea.

Was a recent project that i now have put in storage.


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