At the end of the brown corridor you pass through a doorway into a
warehouse. Items are crated and stacked in carefully ordered piles around
the room and meticulously neat labels are stuck on every crate.
Every so often a quiet hum betrays the movement of a cargo 'bot as it
shifts some nameless piece of equipment to an unknown destination.
Further down the main aisle between the crates a supervisor 'bot is
overseeing a team of three cargo 'bots moving a particularly large item.
Noticing you it rolls over and comes to a gentle stop in front of you.
Examining you for a moment with it's cool black sensor eye it then speaks
with the tone of someone frequently exasperated, "I suppose you are
here to look at some of the stored material, just after I got it all
It hands you a pad. "Well come on then, lets hear it. What do you
- Enter File Archive
These are some programs I have either coded, or had a large hand in
the coding of, and are in a publicly releasable state. These are all
for Acorn RISC OS based machines.
- Java Stuff
Java applets I have coded with source code provided.
- Backdrop Archive
These are various photographs that I have taken and scanned in for
the task of being a backdrop for my desktop. I am providing them here
in case someone else might like them.
Other File Archives
- NZ Acorn PD Archive
This is a resource aimed at New Zealand users only. If you are an
overseas user, please source the material from closer to home. Being
refused entry can cause unhappiness.
Text files and other errata
- The ARM Chip list
A brief introdution to the various ARM chip 'families' about
and their capabilities. I expect this will be superceeded by a
list put out by ARM Ltd themselves.
- The Acorn Machine List
Updated as and when Acorn release a new machine.
- Ford Ka Heater Control Valve Repair
A pictorial guide to replacing the heater control valve on a
Ford Ka. Many textual guides exist but no one it seems has thought
to document the process with images. I figured I may as well and
hopefully this will be of use to some other Ford Ka owner in the
- Ford Ka Headlight Repair
A pictorial guide to removing the headlight assembly of a 1999
model Ford Ka. In this case because the unit's seal had failed
letting water into it.
- Tech Tidbits
An infrequently updated list of the more obscure technical
issues I've had the frustration of solving. This is really designed
to be a google resource so others don't have to go through the same
process and headaches.
- Welcome to the Comp.Sys.Acorn newsgroups
As seen in the comp.sys.acorn set of newsgroups.
Philip R. Banks