These are the adverts taken off Solinet 10.5, hot off the press.
Solinet 10.5 September 1995 (SALES)
Please note that these are private sales over which, Solinet has no control
unless specifically stated.
Chris Hardy 109
6A High St
Fife. KY11 1NN
I have a friend with a Compact for sale. Please contact :
3 Shepherdlands Grove
Fife. KY12 9XD
1. DATAPEN Lightpen with manual, introductory program and Drawing program on
tape and spare nozzle. 10.00
2. Computek Joystick with 3 Fire buttons including top shot fire button.
3. CANON BJ10-ex Bubble Jet Printer and lead. Boxed. 125.00 inc P&P or swap for
Bowens, Courtney or similar Studio Flash unit.
4. PITMAN TYPING FOR BBC. Original box. 5.00 inc P&P.
5. RAINBOW BOOK OF BASIC PROGRAMS:
Library of sub-routines
Games of fun
Good Educational content. £5 inc. P&P.
6. THE MAGIC SWORD - Children's educational adventure program. Original book,
tape and backup disc. £3 Inc P&P.
One Barrie Kemp, who is IT man at St John's School, Kempston, Bedford, will be
holding a sale of BBC/M128/Z80/etc items in the near future. Please phone him
on 01234 345565 for details.
20 Chapel Close
Software. Some on tape, some on 5.25" disc. For BBC A,B,B+ or Electron. Many
top name games,including BEEBUGSOFT's Sprite utilities, and MEP'S tele
sequence (all games come with tips). SAE for details.
BASICODE II (Tape) I said in issue 10.4 that it won't load on BBC, it does,
sorry! Enables loads of different types of computers to share programs, eg
BBC and Commodore 64.
User Guides, slighly worn, going cheap, £1.50 +P&P.
Wordwise ROM. £2 (WHICH VERSION? ED.)
Commstar ROM. Manual Inc. Requires modem. £2
Edword user guide. £2 +P&P
Communitel Guides. Tutorial Guide and Reference manual. £4 +P&P
40T SS discdrive, original Acorn drive for BBC, £20 +P&P ono.
Torch Graduate G800/2.
Disc and Hardware compatable with the IBM PC. Plugs straight into the 1MHz Bus.
8088 16-bit processor running at 5MHz, 256K RAM, Twin, double sided 320K 5.25"
disc drives. Includes original discs; MS-DOS 2.1, and 'Software Suite':-
Quill, Archive, Abacus and Easel. Will run Lotus 1-2-3 and most IBM PC
programs, subject to the constraints of the BBC Keyboard. Includes two IBM
Compatable Hardware expansion buses. Perfect working order, full manuals for
both Graduate and Software Suite included.
(MANY DOS (PC) PROGS WILL NEED MORE THAN 256k MEMORY AND MOST DOS (STANDARD,
DD) DISKS ARE 360k. ED.)
The package also includes Graduate DFS, a disc based Disc Filing System which
enables the Graduate to be used as an ordinary 40T double sided, dual disc
drive for use with BASIC programs. It does not require a disc interface or
any sort of DFS, so can be used on virtually any BBC. Manual included.
Fully working, just like a real PC (Even includes that noisy fan) Worth #1000
when new, selling for only £200 (ono) +P&P. (Well worth it to make your BBC,
somewhat PC compatable. Reluctant sell, funds needed.
By the age of the BBC, I had assumed that all suppliers of days gone by, had
ceased to exist. Not so. Com-Com can be contacted at the following address.
They don't offer sales support, and it's 'while stocks remain' but they are
selling the following ROM's for 15.00 including VAT and P&P.
Interchart ROM:- Graph and chart plotting program.
Intersheet ROM:- Spread sheet
Interbase ROM:- data base
Interword ROM:- word processor
Spell master ROM:- Spellchecker for Wordwise, wordwise+,Veiw and Interword.
Accelerator ROM :-BBC BASIC compiler
Wordwise + ROM :-Word processor
Communicator ROM :- designed to operate as a full VT100 terminal
TERMI II ROM :- designed to operate as a semi intelligent terminal
Printmaster :- Printer handling ROM (I own one and it's very good)
The Speech System :- requires TMS 5220 speech synthesis proccessor
MEGA 3 ROM :- 128K ROM containing Interword, Intersheet and Interchart.
And for the Archimedies :-
Wordwise A plus DISC
SCAN-LIGHT and SCAN-LIGHT Junior:- An expansion board with ROM software, a hand
held scanner and interface. SCAN-LIGHT includes an A4 200dpi scanner and
SCAN-LIGHT Junior a half width, 400dpi.
Please note, All I have done is listed the items in the catalogue, I have no
idea how many, (if any) of these are left.
ROY DICKENS 40 Shortstocks Rushden Northants NN10 0EB (01933 55556)
All the following INCLUDE POSTAGE.
BBC+128K RAM in original box with user guide, welcome and special disc. 1770
TWIN DRIVES two 5.25 80 track double sided drives in a Master badge
Bridge/monitor stand (room for Master under) complete with cables + power
from computer. £25
BBC IN VIGLIN CASE PC styled monitor stand with 5.25 40/80 DS Opus drive (room
for another) with separate keyboard connected by coiled cable. Also Watford
solderless Rom board (not battery), user guides. £30
SIDEWAYS ZIF ROM SOCKET Watford Elc. with instructions. £6
EPROM PROGRAMMER Zif socket with software on rom and disc for 2764 and 27128
eproms. Plugs into user port. Uncased. Spare eprom and instructions. £6
JOYSTICK Voltmace. Delta 3b single. £3
PRINTER CABLE One metre ribbon.(Has been used with Citizen) £2
THE ADVANCED USER GUIDE for the BBC micro. Bray, Dickens and Holmes £4
ACORN A5000 WELCOME GUIDE 90 pages of interesting reading. £3
MASTERFILE2 Beebug data base with 40T/80T disc, manual and original box. £4
TAPE TO DISC UTILITY DISC original disc by Chalice Software "VECTOR" 40/80
disc (5.25) with instructions. £2
EXPERT UTILITY DISC 14 utils, copier, sect. editor, rom explorer, rom software
developer, copy, ram editor, disc search etc. etc. all on pull-down menu
40/80 with instructions booklet. £2
ORIGINAL SUBSCRIPTION DISCS For the Micro User/Acorn Computing. 65 (5.25) discs
dating from FEB89 to FEB95 (a few missing) + 5 extra discs complete in 5 flip
top plastic library boxes. Plus disc with T Boughton's disc index for above
covering 1984 to 1992 mags. 5 boxes plus 70 discs = £16
DISC BOXES (Two) 2 x 5.25 disc boxes each box holds 70 discs. Smoked
plastic, lockable. £5 each or two for £7
Bob Rose 039,
2 Byland Avenue, Cheadle Hulme,
Cheadle, Cheshire. SK8 7QJ.
Phone 0161 439 7506 any time.
Dear Ron and all.
Still got a few "Goodies" left for sale out of the big list sent in for an
earlier disc so here is a new list. Please add post & packing.
Acorn Co-pro 6502 + Hi-basic £20
Acorn Co-pro Z80 + discs only £20
Acorn Teletext Adaptor £20
BBC B issue 7 just overhauled £30
ATPL Rom expansion board £15
HCR Rom/Ram box. 2 boards plus
-Watford 32K Ram board. All for £15
Acorn 2-button mouse £8
Power unit for Electron.New boxed £5
Electron with Slogger unit etc £12
Electron with PSU £8
Marconi Tracker Ball £10
Torch Twin 80t drive CP/N conversion
kit complete with manuals & software
but VERY HEAVY! £25
Torch Z80 board + Rom £8
Torch SCSI board £10
Interword + manual new boxed £10
Interchart + manual new boxed £10
Intersheet 2 Roms only.No manual £6
Interword Rom only. No manual £5
Interchart Rom only. No manual £5
Wordwise Plus.Rom only. No manual £5
Wordwise(not plus)Rom only £4
HelpII Rom only £5
Toolkit Plus. Rom only £5
ExmonII Rom only £5
Sleuth Rom only £5
Watford Elec.Video Rom only £5
Add-On Boards for Archimedes.
Lingenuity SCSI expansion card £20
Twin-socket backplane £10
AKA10 Termination panel ie
Rom/Ram podules £14
Rom/Ram podules new boxed £17
Disc interface exp cards. New £20
A448 Audio Sampler podule. New £35
1Mhz Upgrade board £?
Always willing to haggle if you want more than one thing!
Cambridge Micro Surgery,
have a number of items for sale which might be of interest to members. I made
a few notes but it might be worth asking if there is anything you
Taxan RGB monitors £60-£80
Disk Drives 80t D/sided £40
SJ Research File Server
for Econet POA
Various Archimedes POA
Various manuals inc
View, W/wise &
He can arrange p&p and struck me as being quite a helpful chap.