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by Silvester
Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: PSU alternative?
Replies: 55
Views: 8596

Re: PSU alternative?

Martin_Head wrote:On the QL circuit the +/- 12 volt regulators use the 9 volt DC line as a ground/reference?

It's an error in the original service manual circuit, it is 0V. I checked PCB when doing PDF version.
by Silvester
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Qubata Syquest
Replies: 5
Views: 605

Re: Qubata Syquest

Only works on Qubide v2 ROM/GAL ?

(My Iomega Zip 100mb drive required upgrade from v1.56 to V2.02 EPROM with new V2 GALs)
by Silvester
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QL ROM switcher
Replies: 27
Views: 1903

Re: QL ROM switcher

Sorry to be a bit negative, but I don't get it. I see it of very limited use, it could easily be so much more. What _would_ be useful would be able to switch between JS, Minerva, and still have 384K Flash left over for SMSQ/E. Removing board to reprogram?, a bit awkward for average user to update. B...
by Silvester
Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Tetroid interfaces hardware info
Replies: 40
Views: 3342

Re: Tetroid interfaces hardware info

It is indeed interesting - I must admit that when I had a QubIDE I no longer booted from microdrive so would not have noticed this behaviour. I do however, seem to recall the Miracle HD disk chained properly with the Trump Card - ie win1_boot, flp1_boot, mdv1_boot, but then I might be mistaken - it...
by Silvester
Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Scart to HDMI upscaler
Replies: 25
Views: 2104

Re: Scart to HDMI upscaler

HI, I am hoping they would send it as a gift and the customs would not look at it closely. But payament of the VAT is clear problem and import more than one would mean import tax and VAT. Maybe not worth the effort. Tricky situation, there are several items I would like from China at similar price ...
by Silvester
Wed Sep 06, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Scart to HDMI upscaler
Replies: 25
Views: 2104

Re: Scart to HDMI upscaler

Hi, The one you have, looks like: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Scart-HDMI-to-HDMI-720P-1080P-HD-Video-Converter-Monitor-Box-For-HDTV-DVD-N3/302439515378?_trkparms=aid%3D555018%26algo%3DPL.SIM%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D20140122125356%26meid%3D1df34fde0bb04552b0d5be3b36c0a41d%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D6%26...
by Silvester
Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: SMSQ/E for the QL?
Replies: 42
Views: 6572

Re: SMSQ/E for the QL?

Solved, the module to initialise ROM port on Gold card was missing off the end of the list. I have recompiled v3.31 and Miracle Hard disk system now works. I have sent info to Wolfgang, but if you want copy of working GOLD v3.31 in the meantime then PM your email address.
by Silvester
Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: SMSQ/E for the QL?
Replies: 42
Views: 6572

Re: SMSQ/E for the QL?

And a SMSQ version that is just compiled to be compatibile with MIRACLE Winny Hard Drive and Lighting ROM? Thanks It should work, I'll try latest SMSQ with my MHD (I usually use v2.90 with GC+MHD). It might be the old problem of not resetting the MHD hardware on a soft reset. It needs to be paged b...
by Silvester
Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue 8 and WiFi
Replies: 37
Views: 3558

Re: Issue 8 and WiFi

Indeed. Causes one minor problem, solves many. With the Issue 8 having internet connectivity, it would be easy for new software to do all kinds of online distribution, automatic or manual updates, have downloadable content larger than the QL could hold, do online registration. All in all, a much ni...
by Silvester
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue 8 and WiFi
Replies: 37
Views: 3558

Re: Issue 8 and WiFi

...115200 would be about the maximum. From what I've read recently not many people have had much success with baud rates >115200 anyway. Apparently, even 16MHz AVRs have only achieved reliable 115200 between similar boards (same latency etc). ...all interrupts on the QL are level 2, so level 5 is s...

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