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by Cristian
Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: You know you're a QLer when...
Replies: 9
Views: 628

Re: You know you're a QLer when...

adev wrote:Suddenly I feel 25 years younger (it's great!)

:)
by Cristian
Thu May 18, 2017 10:50 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: All RAM chips destroyed??
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Re: All RAM chips destroyed??

This seems more like a problem with the 8301 ULA and surrounding chips (74LS257 and 74LS245), probably pins not making contact / dry joints. If you get the first line of the stipple, the multiplexing is not working (either 8301, or control signals from it to the two LS257) Thank you very much for y...
by Cristian
Tue May 16, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: You know you're a QLer when...
Replies: 9
Views: 628

Re: You know you're a QLer when...

...you try to use two keys to delete something with your PC keyboard
by Cristian
Mon May 15, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: All RAM chips destroyed??
Replies: 2
Views: 336

All RAM chips destroyed??

I have a QL with RAM issues (white screen) and some time ago I installed Minerva to locate the bad chip. The typical Mineva code triplets found IC1 faulty. Recently I replaced it with a new RAM chip (purchased as tested and working). But now Minerva displays an apparently infinite sequence of rendom...
by Cristian
Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Random hardware ideas!
Replies: 59
Views: 3475

Re: Random hardware ideas!

Dave wrote:Christian, no! Just no! Obviously that QL has crashed, because all the microdrives are on at once!

:lol:

Dave wrote:I think 2 extra is a reasonable limit. Don't you?

Actually, for me is not so crucial to add more MDVs. Two is the right number... if only they were reliable and robust devices!
by Cristian
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Random hardware ideas!
Replies: 59
Views: 3475

Re: Random hardware ideas!

tcat wrote:Hi,

3D printed QL-matching case


https://www.dropbox.com/s/0le6rd2a3mnm8ur/QL_8.jpg?dl=0
by Cristian
Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:51 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Random hardware ideas!
Replies: 59
Views: 3475

Re: Random hardware ideas!

Silvester wrote:Make a nice QL Adlib type sound board (easy to interface).

Very nice idea!
by Cristian
Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:46 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Coming soon (in another world)
Replies: 10
Views: 902

Re: Coming soon (in another world)

Dave wrote:If it were regular laptop sized, it would be far more useful, but then you'd just run an emulator on a laptop. Flipside, it is so, so, so pretty.


Thanks.
Yes I agree about the laptop emulator.
Actually, it would not be intended as a professional working machine, but as a pocket tool.
by Cristian
Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Coming soon (in another world)
Replies: 10
Views: 902

Re: Coming soon (in another world)

Timbucus wrote:When is the kickstarter?

Tomorrow - in another world :mrgreen:
by Cristian
Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Coming soon (in another world)
Replies: 10
Views: 902

Re: Coming soon (in another world)

Outsoft wrote:Is the famous "Pandora"

Well, not exactly; it would be a pocket size QL compatible.
But also a ZX compatible laptop could be a good idea :-)

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