RISCOS Hardware

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Hardware suitable for RISC OS computers

We supply a range of new, reconditioned and pre-owned computer hardware suitable for use with computers that run RISC OS. We don't normally supply complete computers only computer components. In order to use these products they will need to be fitted to a computer by someone with suitable expertise. All items are sold mail order, we do not accept callers so it won't be possible for a customer to pick up an order.

You should make sure that you have checked the full information relating to each product before ordering. Click on the thumbnail image to open the full information page for each product.

Network interfaces

10Base2 Network interface for RiscPC

This interface board plugs into the network socket on a RiscPC, A7000 or A7000+ motherboard. These interfaces have been pulled from working computers and reconditioned by APDL in London. You will need a suitable network cable and (depending on your network) a suitable 10Base2 BNC adapter and terminator.

Now in stock - 30.00 (plus P&P)

 


10BaseT (RJ45) Network interface for RiscPC

This interface board plugs into the network socket on a RiscPC, A7000 or A7000+ motherboard. These interfaces have been pulled from working computers and reconditioned by APDL in London. You will need a suitable network cable.

Now in stock - 35.00 (Plus P&P)

 


10BaseT (RJ45) and 10base2 (BNC) Network interface for RiscPC

This interface board plugs into the network socket on a RiscPC, A7000 or A7000+ motherboard. These interfaces have been pulled from working computers and reconditioned by APDL in London. You will need a suitable network cable.

Now in stock - 40.00 (Plus P&P)

 


Keyboard and Mouse

Three button serial mouse

This mouse plugs into the serial port of any Acorn RISC OS computer. It has the same three button layout as a genuine Acorn mouse and is compatible with all RISC OS applications.

Now in stock - 15.00 (Plus P&P)

 


Cables

Floppy disc and sold state storage power adapters cable

This cable plugs into a normal four pin Molex/AMP power socket at one end and on the other end has a small four pin power socket as used on floppy disc drives. This cable can also be used to provide power for most solid state storage adapters.

Now in stock - 2.50 (Plus P&P)

 


Dual IDE cable

This cable plugs into a normal IDE interface (either single or dual channel) and can connect up to two devices (for example a harddisc and CD reader). It's suitable for use with the IDE interface on the motherboard of most RISC OS computers. It's also suitable for any third party interfaces that use a full size IDE socket.

Now in stock - 2.50 (Plus P&P)

 


Storage

DataSafe SparQ drive with 1GB cartridge

A great cost effective way of adding extra storage, either as a backup device or as the main hard disc for a RISC OS computer with bi-directional parallel port. Brand new old stock with all cables, power supply and a 1GB cartridge. You can buy further cartridges from us if you need more storage.

Now in stock - £25.00 (Plus £3.50 P&P to UK mainland only)
For Highlands, Islands or Overseas delivery costs please contact us.

 


DataSafe SparQ drive 1GB cartridge

A single 1GB SparQ disc for use with our DataSafe SparQ drives. The disc will hold up to 1GB (that's over 650 floppy discs) of data and provides high speed storage for our parallel port SparQ drives. Comes complete with plastic storage box. Supplied PC formatted unless requested.

Now in stock - £10.00 (Plus £3.50 P&P)

 


RISC OS driver for SparQ and EZ230

This is the same driver we supply with our parallel port SparQ drives. It will work with the SparQ and the EZ230 drives. Versions for RiscPC, A7000 and some earlier machines are included along with...

Available for immediate download - 10.00

 

RiscPC Second slice drive cradle

This cradle is designed to fit into a RiscPC second slice and allows another 3.5" harddrive to be fitted in the space that's normally used for an optical drive (CD/CD-R etc). The cradle comes complete with a fitting kit with the appropriate screws and a red LED disc activity light.

Now in stock - 10.00 (Plus P&P)

 


Fujitsu MPE3136AT 13.7GB IDE Hard Drive

A standard 3.5" IDE harddisc. These drives were removed from working PCs when they were upgraded. APDL purchased a large number of these drives as they we from low stress environments and were taken out of service before the MTBF had been reached. The drives were then soak tested and reformatted by APDL.

Sorry sold out

Out of stock

 


160GB Seagate Barracuda IDE Hard Drive

A standard 3.5" IDE harddisc. These drives were removed from working PCs when they were upgraded. APDL purchased a large number of these drives as they we from low stress environments and were taken out of service before the MTBF had been reached. The drives were then soak tested and reformatted by APDL.

Now in stock - 49.00 (Plus P&P)

 


Memory

8MB SIMM for RiscPC/A7000

A standard 8MB SIMM (Single Inline Memory Module) suitable for RiscPC or A7000/A7000+ computers. When used in the RiscPC it can be fitted on its own to provide 8MB or a pair can be fitted to provide 16MB. if you order two of these SIMMs they will be supplied as a matched pair (same manufacturer/make/model).

Now in stock - 10.00 (Plus P&P)

 


32MB SIMM for RiscPC/A7000

A standard 32MB SIMM (Single Inline Memory Module) suitable for RiscPC or A7000/A7000+ computers. When used in the RiscPC it can be fitted on its own to provide 32MB or a pair can be fitted to provide 64MB. if you order two of these SIMMs they will be supplied as a matched pair (same manufacturer/make/model).

Now in stock - 20.00 (Plus P&P)

 


64MB SIMM for RiscPC/A7000

A standard 64MB SIMM (Single Inline Memory Module) suitable for RiscPC or A7000/A7000+ computers. When used in the RiscPC it can be fitted on its own to provide 64MB or a pair can be fitted to provide 128MB. if you order two of these SIMMs they will be supplied as a matched pair (same manufacturer/make/model).

Now in stock - 40.00 (Plus P&P)

 


128MB SIMM for RiscPC/A7000

A standard 128MB SIMM (Single Inline Memory Module) suitable for RiscPC or A7000/A7000+ computers. When used in the RiscPC it can be fitted on its own to provide 128MB or a pair can be fitted to provide 256MB. if you order two of these SIMMs they will be supplied as a matched pair (same manufacturer/make/model).

Now in stock - 50.00 (Plus P&P)

 


Video Memory (VRAM)

1MB VRAM module for RiscPC

A standard 1MB VRAM module for the RiscPC. Fitting VRAM to a RiscPC allows the machine to display higher resolutions with more colours. In addition the video circuitry will switch to a higher clock speed making the entire machine noticably quicker.

Now in stock - 15.00 (Plus P&P)

 


2MB VRAM module for RiscPC

A standard 2MB VRAM module for the RiscPC. Fitting VRAM to a RiscPC allows the machine to display higher resolutions with more colours. In addition the video circuitry will switch to a higher clock speed making the entire machine noticably quicker.

Sorry sold out

Out of stock

 


Hardware upgrades

Dual slot backplane for RiscPC

This allows two expansion cards (Podules) to be fitted to a RiscPC computer. The backplane is connected to a socket on the RiscPC motherboard and can be used with all RiscPC computers. DMA access is provided to the lower socket (excluding Kinetic Processor) to support high speed IDE/SCSI interfaces. Genuine Acorn component reconditioned by APDL.

Now in stock - 20.00 (Plus P&P)

 


Quad slot backplane for RiscPC

This allows four expansion cards (Podules) to be fitted to a RiscPC computer. The backplane is connected to a socket on the RiscPC motherboard and can be used with all RiscPC computers. DMA access is provided to the lower socket (excluding Kinetic Processor) to support high speed IDE/SCSI interfaces. Genuine Acorn component reconditioned by APDL.

Now in stock - 40.00 (Plus P&P)

 


 

 

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