News nybble: Two headed KVM switch from CJE Micro’s

If you have computers that provide two display outputs, such as anything based on the Titanium motherboard, CJE Micro’s can now supply you with a KVM switcher (a device that allows keyboard, video, and mouse to be shared amongst multiple computers) that is capable of supporting such machines. These are, according to the company, normally rare and expensive. The new switch costs £134.00, and also supports up to four USB devices, and audio input and output, and all of the DVI ports on the switch support DVI-I input and output.

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News nybble: New RTC and CMOS RAM module variant for RiscPC from CJE Micro’s

CJE Micro’s is a good source of RTC solutions for computers new and old, and the company has now added a new variant to their range for older computers – specifically, RiscPCs. This one, costing £28.00, plugs into the RiscPC’s POST pins for power and earth – useful if damage to the RTC circuitry (due to battery leakage) precludes fitting new surface mount components. The I2C lines connect via flying leads, which need a little soldering on the underside of the motherboard – but it saves uising up a podule…

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News nybble: RISC OS compatible presentation mouse available from CJE Micro’s

Providing Chris Evans with the ideal excuse to use slides in his presentations at RISC OS shows in order to demonstrate it in use, CJE Micro’s – his own company – now has a remote presentation mouse/laser pointer available, complete with RISC OS software, set up file, and instructions. The device, priced at £19.00, is ideal for use with PowerPoint or OHP, and provides buttons to move forward or back between slides, display a blank screen, or return to the desktop.

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News nybble: IDE Interface Mini Podule now available from CJE Micro’s

In October CJE Micro’s launched a ZIDEFS full size podule, and this year they are following it with a mini podule version, suitable for Archimedes A3000, A3010, A3020, or A4000, and providing the machine with a 44-pin connection for rotating drives, Compact Flash card, or SD card. With support for up to four partitions, and a number of other features, the mini podule can be bought with a 44-pin male connector or a 44-way female connector, for £89.00. If you want some storage as well, £139.00 will get you the…

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News nybble: Time to update your phone book entries for CJE Micro’s

If you have CJE Micro’s old number (ending 666, which I’d make a joke out of if this was a full post), it’s time to replace it with the correct one – (0)1903 523 222 – which has been their main number for some time. The line carrying the old number will shortly be disconnected. In addition to which they are also discontinuing their fax number because it has been some years since anyone contacted them that way.

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News nybble: 4D now supplying 7″ and 10″ monitors with HDMI input

4D – the entity that shares space in the TARDIS with CJE Micro’s – is now offering 7″ and 10.” LCD monitors that feature multiple inputs, including HDMI, making them suitable for use in tight spots with small computers such as the Raspberry Pi. The combination of such a monitor, a Pi, and a small keyboard and mouse could also serve as a “portable desktop” computer. The 7″ monitor sports HDMI, VGA and 1V composite inputs. It features a native resolution of 1024×600, and is priced at £59 including UK…

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News nybble: CJE/4D at London Show – place your orders now

CJE Micro’s and 4D will once again be exhibiting at the London Show and expect to have plenty of goodies on display, such as small HDMI monitors, the pi-topRO 2 Pi-based laptop, the 4D/Simon Inns Econet Clock, and a new IDE Podule (details of which to be announced RSN), and much more. However, the company will be getting to the show by car, which means there will be limited available space to carry stock – so if you have anything specific you wish to buy from them at the show,…

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