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Ultra VIDC Enhancer build update

Late last week, the oscillators which were ordered in early December arrived so the Ultra VIDC Enhancer build could re-start and it means that I have enough of the major components to complete all of the boards I have in stock now.



On Sunday, I completed the build of 20 Ultra VIDC Enhancers for the A3000 so now I'm moving on to making up the kits ready for the first round of sales.

This brings the tally of fully made boards up to 35 with 15 being available in the A300/400 configuration and 20 in the A3000 configuration. I'm anticipating the first kits wil be available for sale in the next two or three weeks as the cables required can take just as much time to make up as the boards themselves.

Posted on: 27 Jan 2019@20:47:25, updated on: 27 Jan 2019@20:47:25.

 

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Acorn A5000

Acorn A5000

It's November and it's the month in which the Acorn A5000, making it 28 years old. The A5000 was launched featuring the next version of the ARM processor, the ARM3 and the latest version of RISC OS, RISC OS 3.00. The ARM3 was an iteration of the ARM2 processor and included an on board 4KB cache which increased the performance of the processor significantly.

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Pre-order your Ultra VIDC Enhancer now

I opened up a list of pre-orders in anticipation of creating a new batch of Ultra VIDC Enhancers in 2016. Due to delays, they're now going to be ready in March 2019. Please contact me to enquire about being placed on a pre-order list. No payment is necessary until the Ultra VIDC Enhancers are ready to ship.

A3000 Ultra VIDC kit

The anticipated price should remain the same at £32 each + £4.95 P&P to locations in the UK (other countries may incur greater shipping costs). The package includes the Ultra VIDC Enhancer, all connecting cables, headers and jumpers required for your Archimedes and a 3.5" floppy disc with the software on.

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