Welcome to my little corner of
My name is Dave and I live in the suburbs of Aberdeen, Scotland.
I am a
Control Engineer in "real life" and given my location, you
may not be surprised to find that I work in the
Gas industry. I am bit of a technogeek, but
also with a passion for "mature" technology - or as my wife
would put it "old rubbish". These pages are a mishmash of
various things of interest to me, and very likely, few
Under the headings at the top of the page, you'll find :-
||Describes the various Automation systems that I
have set up around my home, ranging from basic
measurement of some physical properties such as
temperature and humidity to simple status
||A grand title - but just a few retro computing
items that I have available for sale
||Should probably have been more correctly titled
Describes my introduction to
computing through the early days of "home computers" of the 1980s,
along with some other vintage products before the
days of the PC.
||An overview of my home network
||Contains an overview of my photographic equipment and links to a
small selection of my photographs.
||Documents the various "tools" that I have at my
disposal for working on my home automation and
computing systems, including 'Scope, Logic Analyser,
||Describe various systems installed around my
home which interface with the services provided by
the utility companies.
||An overview of the hardware used in my Weather
This site is a "work-in-progress" and contains a range of
material from completed to barely started. The quantity / quality of the
various sections is a function of the amount of time that I have
spent on them and my interest in the particular area.
find that the most comprehensive area on the site is dedicated
the Memotech MTX series, an 8-bit (Z80A) based system from the
mid '80s. I am particularly interested in this subject and hope
to have created one of the most comprehensive repositories for
Memotech MTX information on the internet - see if you agree by
going straight to the
Memotech MTX index page.
Comments / criticisms welcomed.
The pages here are subject to continual change, so :
If you find any
broken links or other problems,