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by Pr0f
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Q68 Notice 3 - Update
Replies: 34
Views: 1128

Re: Q68 Notice 3 - Update

What is speccy next?
by Pr0f
Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Tandata modem stack
Replies: 1
Views: 98

Tandata modem stack

No manual or software - I am sure I will find the manual though...

But sold as a complete stack for £40
by Pr0f
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:44 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Homebrew Sinclair QL ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2233

Re: Homebrew Sinclair QL ?

I think a PCB is a must, but I think making components modular will help too...
by Pr0f
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:05 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Homebrew Sinclair QL ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2233

Re: Homebrew Sinclair QL ?

I'm planning on putting something together - and it will almost certainly cause compatibility issues with some software, but as my interests lie more on the hardware side, that doesn't cause me too much of a headache. That said, I would seek to try and maintain full compatibility at the super basic ...
by Pr0f
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Q68 Notice 3 - Update
Replies: 34
Views: 1128

Re: Q68 Notice 3 - Update

Sounds good, and Q68 SMSQ/E will be open source of course. QL NET seems still the best connectivity with the original QL. From Q68 to Q68, SERNET at 115 kBaud over Nullmodem cable is fine. But on the original machine, SER remained problematic. The picture below shows the Q68 network wiring in compa...
by Pr0f
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Sinclair QL printer (Seikosha) cable
Replies: 8
Views: 339

Re: Sinclair QL printer (Seikosha) cable

There are some manuals for this on Dilwyn's site : http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/docs/manuals/index.html#qlprinter Seems the Serial interface connections are : RS-232C, 25-pin D male. Pin configuration of the input connector. PIN SIGNAL EXPLANATION 1 FG Frame Ground 3 RXD Input data 7 SG Signal Ground 20 ...
by Pr0f
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:33 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Homebrew Sinclair QL ?
Replies: 21
Views: 2233

Re: Homebrew Sinclair QL ?

Did anything come of this?

A DIY QL, but with maybe some of the shortcomings of the original machine addressed - such as the serial ports.

Then there is the question of video output - old monitors and TV's with aerial inputs getting rarer.

And Microdrives - do you ditch them?
by Pr0f
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Q68 Notice 3 - Update
Replies: 34
Views: 1128

Re: Q68 Notice 3 - Update

Is that in time for the 'spargel karte' ? If any incentive was need for a jolly to Germany :-) :D
by Pr0f
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Q68 Notice 3 - Update
Replies: 34
Views: 1128

Re: Q68 Notice 3 - Update

I'd would like to register interest for one of these in the 2nd batch please :-)
by Pr0f
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Care Lightning - cartridge only
Replies: 2
Views: 191

Re: Care Lightning - cartridge only

Sold :-)

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