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Tuesday, 11 September 2018

For Sale - Pinnacle LAHVDRX-PCI-1 Video Capture Adapter - £15

This is a Pinnacle LAHVDRX-PCI-1 video capture adapter for personal computers, it was removed from a working PC in the mid 2000s and has remained in storage ever since.
Further information can be downloaded from the CNET.com website including specifications here

For sale - Pinnacle video capture card - £15

It is in good condition without any obvious signs of use, it is priced at £15, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to Europe and the USA, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Pinnacle video capture card - £15

Send a message or leave a comment if you have any enquiries.


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Tuesday, 28 August 2018

For Sale - Creative Labs Dxr3 Decoder Card - £15

This is a Creative Labs Dxr3 decoder card, model number CT7240 designed for for personal computers, it was removed from a working unit in the mid 2000s and has remained in storage ever since.

For sale - Creative Labs Dxr3 decoder card - £15

The DynamicXtended Resolution, or Dxr3, decoder card allows you to playback MPEG-1, MPEG-2 and DVD Video playback at a resolution as high as 1600x1200 pixels at a refresh rate of 85 Hz and a frame rate of 30 frames per second.
The user guider and specifications can be downloaded in PDF format here

For sale - Creative Labs Dxr3 decoder card - £15

It is in good condition without any obvious signs of use, it is priced at £15, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to Europe and the USA, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018

For Sale - Matrox G45+MDHA32DB Dual Output VGA Graphics Card - £15

This is a Matrox G45+MDHA32DB dual output VGA graphics card for personal computers, it was removed from a working PC in the mid 2000s and has remained in storage ever since.
Further information can be downloaded from the Matrox website including features and specifications here

For sale - Matrox G45+ dual output video card

It is in good condition without any obvious signs of use, it is priced at £15, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to Europe and the USA, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Matrox G45+ dual output graphics card - £15

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Tuesday, 31 July 2018

For Sale - Sunix Parallel Port - £15

This is a Sunix H9MSUN6311 8 bit ISA parallel port for personal computers, it was removed from a brand new PC in the mid 1990s and has remained in storage ever since.

For sale - Sunix ISA Parallel Port

Due to age and rarity it has proved difficult to find more about this unit however some details can be found here on the FCC ID database.

For sale - Sunix ISA parallel port - £15

It is in good condition without any obvious signs of use, it is priced at £15, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to Europe and the USA, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

Send a message or leave a comment if you have any enquiries.


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Tuesday, 17 July 2018

For Sale - TC020 EPP/ECP ISA Parallel Port - £15

This is a Byte Runner TC020 high speed EPP/ECP ISA parallel port for personal computers, it was removed from a brand new PC in the mid 1990s and has remained in storage ever since.

For sale - TC020 EPP/ECP parallel port £15

It is in good condition without any obvious signs of use, it is priced at £15, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to Europe and the USA, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For sale - Vintage ISA parallel port - £15

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Tuesday, 22 May 2018

For Sale - Samson S700 Power Amplifier - £99

Three of these Samson S700 high quality balanced audio power amplifiers have recently come up for sale. These were our "go to" solution for driving arrays of speakers at larger events, such as awards ceremonies, that required crystal clear sound at high volume levels.

For sale - Samson S700 power amplifier - £99

It has the capability for both balanced and unbalanced inputs on XLR and 1/4" combi sockets. Line level loop through on XLR sockets is provided. The amplifier can be run in stereo; parallel or bridged modes. Output can be via binding post or Speakon connectors.
It is a good unit for presentations, awards ceremonies, or live music for audiences of up to 500.

The Samson website has the following to say about the Samson S700:
Exceptionally rugged and reliable, the S700 stereo power amp is ideal for larger live sound venues, commercial installations and powering small PA systems. The S700 features dual fans that actually speed up as the temperature increases for maximum operational efficiency. It also has a bipolar design for stable performance, long life and enhanced audio quality. The front panel includes two input level controls with 41 detents for greater precision along with 3-segment output LED metering. To prevent speaker damage, the S700 has two protection LEDs and special relay-controlled outputs linked to the protection LEDs.

For sale - Samson S700 power amplifier - £99

A summary of the technical specification is as follows:
  • Stereo power amplifier in two rack spaces
  • 350 watts a side into 4 ohms
  • 700 watts into 8 ohms in bridged mono mode
  • Dual temperature-sensitive, speed-controlled fans for maximum reliability
  • A stable bipolar design for long life and enhanced audio performance
  • Two front-panel input level controls with 41 detents for greater accuracy
  • 3-segment output LED metering.
  • Dual protection LEDs and special relay-controlled outputs linked to the protection LEDs to avoid speaker damage in case of fault
  • Banana jack outputs with Speakon™ connectors
  • XLR inputs and locking TRS inputs
  • Resettable fuse
  • Parallel outputs to "daisy-chain" several amps together.
The user manual is available for download here
 
These units have not had a great deal of use and were cased from new. They are still in excellent electrical condition, all the attenuator knobs turn freely without crackles, all the knobs are present, the panel work is clean and shows only very light "rack rash".

Samson S700 power amplifier - comprehensive input and output options

They are now priced at just £99, the price includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

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Wednesday, 4 April 2018

For Sale - Alice Da-Pak Audio Distribution Amplifier - £99

This Alice Da-Pak is a high quality balanced audio distribution amplifier. Alice is a boutique UK based electronics manufacturer, their equipment is often seen in broadcast and professional environments where equipment is selected for its quality and reliability over price considerations.

For sale - Alice Da-Pak audio distribution amplifier - £99

This particular unit is configured as stereo pair, 4 outlet unit; but with a short XLR patch lead you could reconfigure it as a mono, 7 outlet unit.

Alice - a boutique UK based electronics manufacturer

This Alice Da-Pak audio distribution amplifier would be ideal where you need to extend and isolate the outputs from an audio mixer. A typical application would be as a "Presidential Bridge" for multiple ad-hoc audio feeds for broadcast units at high profile news worthy events.
It will help avoid any sound engineer's nightmare; when a visiting TV crew plug in their camera feed and end up sending 48 Volt phantom power, communications lines, or worse up your main mixer outputs. This is a real danger at many events, nothing can ruin your day like the smell of burned mixer electronics accompanied by the sound of silence.

Alice Da-Pak - a typical application would be as a "Presidential Bridge"

A summary of the technical specification is as follows:

  • Inputs impedance: 20k ohms balanced
  • Frequency response: 20Hz - 20kHz +0dB/-0.1dB
  • Common mode rejection: >60dB typical
  • Noise: -100db (RMS 30Hz - 15kHz ref + 8dBu output)
  • Distortion (THD): <0.006% (1kHz +8dBu input)
  • Max input level: +28dBu
  • Gain: Fixed at unity 0.05db
  • Output impedance: <1 ohm balanced and floating
  • Max output level: +27dBu into 5K ohms +23dBu into 600 ohms
  • Phase shift (600ohm load): <1 (20Hz) <5 (20Hz)
  • Mains voltage specification: 110/115v AC 60Hz or 220/230v AC 50Hz 10VA
  • Dimensions (mm): 379(w) x 134(d) x 44(h)
  • Weight (boxed): 1.50kg
  • Rack-Panel: RPK1
  • (0dBu = 0.775 volts RMS)


It is in perfect condition without any faults or signs of use. The original price was around £199, this one is priced at £99, the price even includes delivery within the UK. If you think you can find a better example for the same deal..... buy it! I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

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Wednesday, 7 March 2018

For Sale - Interlink Durapoint Rugged Mouse - £29

Following the recent trend of obsolete I.T. equipment of special interest to vintage computer and game machine fans I present this Interlink Durapoint mouse for your delight and delectation.

The term "mouse" is being used here in the loosest of meanings, the cursor is moved by a raised rubber button, much like a jumbo version of the TrackPoint button found on Leonovo ThinkPads and some of the classic Toshiba business laptops.

Framed in durable stainless steel, with a weighted base, it is the HumVee of the mouse World. It has a captive cable with a 9 way D-type Serial connection, but comes with a handy ps/2 adapter and a Belkin USB adapter. These units have been used with a variety of legacy operating systems; Win 98, ME, 2000, XP, Vista and 7. The Belkin adapter will work with most modern equipment, normally no drivers are required.

For Sale - Interlink Durapoint Rugged Mouse - £29

It is the perfect item if you want to create a kiosk computer for use in exhibitions, or any other situation where the equipment is accessible to the public in an unsupervised situation. It could also could be a useful way to integrate computers in a chemically aggressive environment, such as garages and workshops. Perfect, in fact, for anyone needing a bullet proof mouse for their CAM setup in a dusty or oily environment.

Here's what Interlink sais about the Durapoint Rugged mouse.
THE TOUGHEST MOUSE IN THE WORLD! Drive a truck over it. Throw it off a building. Or just use it 24/7 in your process control operations or on your manufacturing floor. DuraPoint dominates. It has no moving parts (nothing to clog up or break) and is maintenance-free. It's also environmentally sealed, waterproof and impervious to atmospheric contaminants, vibration, sound waves and physical shock. DuraPoint is available in both stand-alone and console mountable versions.
DuraPoint is suitable for hazardous area usage, class 1 division 2, groups A, B, C and D. It is designed to meet NEMA 4X, 6P, 12 and 13 standards.

These units cost over £200 when last available in the UK, the current asking price is £29, a fraction of the original cost, for a designer item in near mint condition, the price even includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

For Sale - Interlink Durapoint Rugged Mouse - £29


If you have further enquiries, leave a comment or message me via the contact page here


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07/03/18 - 4 in stock

Wednesday, 28 February 2018

For Sale - Vantage VQS04C Video Switcher Multiplexer - £49

Here is another item that could be of interest to retro computer game fans. This is a composite video switcher and multiplexer unit. These units were typically used to take the outputs of security cameras and combine them into single image for staff to view live and simultaneously recording it for evidence.
However we used this device at live events to monitor multiple camera feeds on a single large screen prior to feeding our vision mixer.

For sale - Vantage VQS04C Video Switcher Multiplexer - £49

The feature that will be of interest to retro computer game fans is that it can also be used to select and switch to a full screen image of any of the four inputs. For those people with a collection of retro machines it would save a lot of time plugging and unplugging systems. It would also reduce wear on hard to replace video outlet ports of older machines.

It is of a compatible width for 19" rack systems and is approximately 1U high. It has 4 composite video inputs and 2 composite video outputs.

For sale - Vantage VQS04C Video Switcher Multiplexer - switch between 4 inputs

It is still in good working condition and looks great cosmetically too. It is priced at £49, the price even includes delivery within the UK. I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

It would be a shame to scrap it, if you have further enquiries, leave a comment or message me via the contact page here no dreamers, time-wasters or fantasists please.


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Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Sold - Sony PVM-9040ME Trinitron CRT Field Monitor - £49

Here is another item that should be of interest to retro computer game fans. This is a high quality Sony broadcast monitor with both composite and s-video inputs. Sony was legendary for the clear and accurate images of its unique Trinitron design of cathode ray tube. These little monitors were once a common sight at events, often used to monitor cameras or recorder feeds. Some variants could even be run off battery packs for field recording and electronic news gathering purposes.

For sale - Sony PVM-9040ME monitor - £49

It has a 9" 4:3 aspect ratio screen in PAL (UK) format only. There are picture controls, located on the front panel, to adjust; brightness and contrast, etc. Video and audio inputs and outputs are located on the rear panel.

Sony PVM-9040ME monitor - video/audio inputs and outputs on  rear panel

The monitor is still in good working condition and looks great cosmetically too.

Due to courier restrictions regarding weight and glass content it will not be possible to send out. Collection only from Purley, South London, UK. This is vintage analogue video equipment so feel free to bring your game console or vintage pc rig to test it out when collecting.

Sony PVM-9040ME - in good working condition, great cosmetically too

It would be a shame to scrap it, if you have further enquiries, leave a comment or message me via the contact page here no dreamers, time-wasters or fantasists please.


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28/07/18 - Now sold

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Sold - Vista 14" CRT Monitor Screens - £29 each

Here are another couple of items that should be of interest to retro computer game fans. They are a pair of Vista brand 4:3 aspect ratio CRT video monitor screens with composite inputs. Whilst not a well known brand, the Vista name is associated with video editing tasks. In fact these were originally from a broadcast environment; although we used them for viewing the stage from backstage at shows.

For sale - Vista 14" CRT monitor screens - £29 each

They are 4:3 aspect ratio screens in PAL (UK) format only. There are picture controls, located beneath a flap on the front, to adjust; brightness and contrast, etc. There are further recessed controls on the rear to adjust horizontal hold, focus, etc.

Vista CRT monitor - recessed controls for brightness, contrast, etc.

The outer casing is made from enamelled black steel, with a plated chassis; all designed to provide years of rock solid service with minimal maintenance.
For CRT, or Cathode Ray Tubes to use their full name, these are quite shallow units, so will take up less space than typical designs. Being a 14" screen they are quite small overall, which will be a better option for anyone who only has bedroom space for their retro game collection.

Vista CRT monitor - quite shallow units

These monitors are still in good working condition, but there are chips and scratches in the finish comensurate with their use in a commercial environment. I have touched the paintwork in for purley cosmetic reasons.

For sale - Vista 14" CRT monitor screens - £29 each

Due to courier restrictions regarding weight and glass content it will not be possible to send out. Collection only from Purley, South London, UK. This is vintage analogue video equipment so feel free to bring your game console or vintage pc rig to test it out when collecting.

It would be a shame to scrap them, if you have further enquiries, leave a comment or message me via the contact page here no dreamers, time-wasters or fantasists please.


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15/06/18 - Now sold

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Sold - LG 42" Plasma Monitor Screens - £39

Following the theme of re-cycling older technology for retro video games fans, a couple of these LG 42" plasma screens are now available for sale.

For sale - LG 42" Plasma screen - £39

They have inputs for VGA and DVI signals; plus there is also an additional expansion box with 2 Scart inputs and an adapter for composite video input on a RCA phono cable. There is also an aerial input for the built in TV tuner, but I believe it is only for analogue broadcasts which were switched off around 2012.

For sale - LG 42" screen with VGA, DVI, Scart & composite inputs.

The entire unit is of substantial construction and is much heavier than the modern plastic units. The screen is glass fronted, which I always thought was a classy look. It has a built in table stand which can be unscrewed for wall mounting.

It is in good condition, with some light scratches and wear on the case, consistent with its use in a commercial environment.

If you need the full technical specification you can download the owner's manual here

For sale - LG 42" plasma screen - £39

Please be aware that this is a heavy duty and weighty item; due to courier restrictions regarding weight and glass content it will not be possible to send out. Collection only from Purley, South London, UK. Feel free to bring your game console or PC rig to test it out when collecting.

It would be a shame to scrap it, if you have further enquiries, leave a comment or message me via the contact page here no dreamers, time-wasters or fantasists please.


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29/04/18 - 1 available in stock, 1 in storage.
05/05/18 - 2 possible buyers for the last screen.
08/05/18 - Now sold

Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Sold - Albiral 21" Industrial CRT Video Monitor - £39

I have recently seen a lot of love amongst retro video games fans for old Sony Trinitron CRT monitors and thought this similar item might be of interest. It is an Albiral CRT 4:3 aspect video monitor screen with composite, s-video and RGBS inputs. Whilst not a well known brand, Albiral have been producing high end industrial and commercial monitors for decades, rugged kit designed to provide years of rock solid service with minimal maintenance.

For sale - Albiral CRT monitor, ideal for gamers - £39

This 21" unit looks a lot like the ones we used to build video walls with when I first started doing events in the early '90s.

Retro 90s video wall
Photo credit - Hackaday.com

It's a 4:3 aspect ratio screen in PAL (UK) format. Of special interest to vintage computer and retro game lovers; it not only has inputs for composite video and S-video, but also RGBS (Red, Green, Blue & Sync). I don't recall ever using the RGBS inputs, I assume they will work with standard UK PAL and quite possibly sync to some of the lower resolution VGA (640x480) frequencies too.

For sale - sturdy Albiral CRT monitor - £39

The outer case is all metal. It is currently housed in a substantial flight case, which can be included for an additional amount, should this be of interest. Please be aware that this is a heavy duty and weighty item; due to courier restrictions regarding weight and glass content it will not be possible to send out. Collection only from Purley, South London, UK. This is vintage analogue video equipment so feel free to bring your game console or vintage pc rig to test it out when collecting.

For sale - Albiral CRT monitor with RGBs connections

It would be a shame to scrap it, if you have further enquiries, leave a comment or message me via the contact page here no dreamers, time-wasters or fantasists please.


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22/04/18 - Now sold

Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Sold - Mackie SA1521 Active 15" 2-way Speakers - £599 the pair

For sale are 2 Mackie SA1521 Active 15" 2-way Speakers, available as a matched pair, complete with custom padded covers.
They have been protected by soft covers from new and used mainly for conference or awards use, plus the odd private party. They are in near mint condition and have proved to be reliable units, offering an impressive, room filling output for their size. Yet they are small enough to fit in a hatchback car with space to spare and can be lifted by a single person (but watch your back).

For sale - Mackie SA1521 active speakers - £599 (pair)

Each speaker contains a 500W amplifier and boasts a 133dB output level. They can be pole or subwoofer mounted, but for safety reasons will require heavy duty stands with a wide footprint. Please ask about suitable stands if you don't already own them.

The front grill is made of a very sturdy steel construction. And just like a touring cabinet, the trapezoid shaped cabinet is made from marine plywood, not the flimsy moulded plastic found on typical budget units.

Mackie SA1521 - front grille is made of a very sturdy construction

FEATURES
  • Designed for extreme accuracy, high output, and smooth dispersion across the entire audio frequency range
  • 15" high efficiency, light mass woofer
  • RCF Precision titanium compression HF driver with wide dispersion, low-distortion horn
  • 500W of amplifier power
  • Active control electronics
  • 133dB output
  • Complete electronic and component protection circuitry
  • Electronic equalisation, time correction, and phase alignment
  • Professional trap-design enclosure
  • Recessed handles
  • Built-in pole mount cup on bottom
Mackie SA1521 speakers - in near mint condition

Review:
Pair these with a set of Mackie Subs and you can handle almost any room. They are a little heavy, but remember the amps are built in! They sound just as good at the back of the room as they do in the front. Can easily handle a small outdoor event (using only one pair). If you need to do a large venue, they daisy chain together with no loss of signal. I've owned these for over five months with no trouble at all (play every weekend). Would like to hit a couple week long gigs to see how they holdup (one year warranty). Sound wise...I haven't heard anything better...I've used Peavey/JBL/EV and a few lesser brands, the Mackies are every bit as good and somewhat better than all. Crisp Highs, Excellent Mids and Deep Lows They are a little expensive for small working bands, but at least you don't have to buy an amp.
Source Musiciansfriend.com

Mackie SA1521 active speakers

They are in excellent, near mint condition and are priced at £599 per pair including the soft covers. The sole fault I can find is that on one the led light in the grille doesn't illuminate. You are welcome to collect from South London, it might be possible to send via pallet to your UK address. But please note that delivery will be extra and should be around £70 for most UK locations, excluding the Highlands and Islands.

If you want to inspect them before making a purchase, or have further enquiries please drop me a line via the contact page here


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01/07/18 - Now sold

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

For Sale - Behringer DX626 DJ Mixer - £69

I have decided to put this Behringer DX626 DJ Mixer up for sale. It was mainly used for corporate receptions with a live DJ mix plus the odd private party too. It has been protected from new in a flight case and has remained in mint condition.

For sale - Behringer DX626 DJ Mixer - £69

The Behringer DX626 Mixer features 3 dual-input stereo channels with gain and 3-band kill EQ (-32dB), one channel that's switchable to the studio-grade ULN microphone input, and a manual talkover function. This DJ mixer is extremely easy to operate and gives your creativity free reign. Additional features include a PFL function with a master/PFL mix option and a peak-hold level meter with a dedicated PFL bar graph. There is also a BNC goose neck lamp socket so you can see what you're doing in the darkest of clubs!

It has the following key features:
Intelligent dual auto-BPM counter
Super-smooth dual-rail "Ultraglide" crossfader
3 dual input stereo channels with gain and 3-band kill EQ (-32dB)
One channel additional switchable to studio-grade ULN microphone input
Manual talkover function
PFL function with master/PFL mix option
Peak-hold level meter with dedicated PFL bar graph
Master, booth, and tape outputs
BNC gooseneck lamp socket
Gold-plated cinch sockets for excellent audio quality
Super-rugged construction
10"W x 2.4"H x 12"D
Further details, specifications and manuals can be found here

For sale - Behringer DX626 DJ mixer - £69

This Behringer DX626 is in perfect condition without any faults or signs of use. I have seen these units new on eBay for anywhere up to £180, this one is priced at £69, the price even includes delivery within the UK. If you think you can find a better example for the same deal..... buy it! I can send to some European locations too, but please ask for a quote first as this could be quite a high sum.

Send a message or leave a comment if you have any enquiries.


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