When you say drive down to Portsmouth do you mean Novatech if so I have used 2 of their bare bones and both have been good, but if it is a long drive why not mail order because they can get very busy in their shop. I live very close and mail order because it is easier.
The m/board now despatched the the trash bin out of sheer frustration. took the wife out for a day trip down to the coast and at the same time bought a m/board bundle from novatech I now have a working system again.
thanks to all those who offered help.
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