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by Timbucus
Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive
Replies: 25
Views: 1678

Re: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive

Simone - reading the manual it will work as MDV3 you only need the vMap if you want to use it as MDV1 or 2...
by Timbucus
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive
Replies: 25
Views: 1678

Re: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive

Get online quick - 4 QL left at the moment:

https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/details/28714
by Timbucus
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive
Replies: 25
Views: 1678

Re: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive

There are also made up ones available if people miss out on the kind offer above - I had one for my Spectrum and it works fine: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sinclair-ZX-Spectrum-Interface-1-to-Microdrive-Connection-cable-/222099647887?hash=item33b62bad8f:g:aa4AAOSwO~hXIJMl Too short to do the under the...
by Timbucus
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive
Replies: 25
Views: 1678

Re: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive

I would be interested in at least one internal replacement for the QL if you decided to develop one - there is just something sad about those empty slots with faulty drives in them.
by Timbucus
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Q68 Advance Notice
Replies: 68
Views: 4479

Re: Q68 Advance Notice

Looks like I have to increase my Retro budget again! Nice design guys...
by Timbucus
Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from South Africa
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: Hello from South Africa

Warm welcome - if you are a Linux user there is a new release of uQLx which works on modern versions and does a lot!

Tim
by Timbucus
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...
Replies: 33
Views: 3851

Re: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...

Ohhh market competition that should drive down prices nicely... :)

Now I need a magazine to get reviews of the two options to decide which one to buy...

Tim
by Timbucus
Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microdrive felt pads (again...)
Replies: 10
Views: 1129

Re: Microdrive felt pads (again...)

Dave Marling still lists 'new' cartridges for sale that are refelted: http://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/details/microdrive-cartridge-x4--_-zx-spectrum-tested-and-working-9909 so he may still offer a refelt service for old ones? I was told he had issues with supplying pads generally due to how fiddly ...
by Timbucus
Sat Jun 10, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...
Replies: 33
Views: 3851

Re: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...

Martin

Thanks for the prompt reply - I'm sure as uQLx and ZEsarUX seem to be under active development (include source) serial support should not be an issue on the Linux end - as of course I am one of THOSE users - without a beard though, in case the stereotype is flashing into peoples brains..

Tim
by Timbucus
Sat Jun 10, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...
Replies: 33
Views: 3851

Re: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...

Am I correct in thinking that I would need a ROM copy of TKII on the real QL to allow this to be used due to timing and/or will the built in QL networking software allow some functionality for software transfer at least? It sounds ideal as I am currently using a serial port or removing my QUBIDE SD ...

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