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by Whopper
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Kermit - QL-Kermit
Replies: 2
Views: 182

Re: Kermit - QL-Kermit

Rich,

The only difference was the speed.

At full speed or gold Card speed, Kermit works on the Q-Emulator. At standard QL speed, same results as the BBQL.

Whopper
by Whopper
Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Kermit - QL-Kermit
Replies: 2
Views: 182

Kermit - QL-Kermit

Hi All, Has anyone installed and run Kermit? I haven't been able to get this running on a BBQL at all. It starts up and then crashes out immediately after displaying the command prompt. I can get it to run on Qemulator, it just needs the executable on Qem. But the real BBQL, not yet. Any advice, all...
by Whopper
Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Couple of interesting items on ebay
Replies: 24
Views: 4145

Re: Couple of interesting items on ebay

I also thought someone ought to give this set of disk drives and Trump Card (with the upgraded GALs and ROM from Qubbesoft) a loving home: http://rover.ebay.com/rover/1/710-53481-19255-0/1?icep_ff3=2&pub=5574650064&toolid=10001&campid=5337480115&customid=&icep_item=382407853818&...
by Whopper
Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: QL 34th Anniversary new hardware.
Replies: 199
Views: 12896

Re: QL 34th Anniversary new hardware.

I've made some modifications to respin the 4MB SuperRAM board. I've re-positioned the GALs and CPU so they can all be socketed. I've moved some passives to better supply the ICs. Nasta has redesigned the logic to make it more flexible, which also required a track change. Finally, we inserted a miss...
by Whopper
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Really P'd off
Replies: 36
Views: 1505

Re: Really P'd off

Dave,

I'm going to poke it a few times first. Check for shorts etc.

Where the heck is the RTC battery?

Whopper
by Whopper
Fri Mar 09, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Really P'd off
Replies: 36
Views: 1505

Re: Really P'd off

Dave,

Yeap. First thing I tried. Checked both computers working without SGC, both same noise & no output with the SGC.

Whopper
by Whopper
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Really P'd off
Replies: 36
Views: 1505

Re: Really P'd off

Vanpeebles,

Tried pressing RESET, no effect.

Whopper
by Whopper
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Really P'd off
Replies: 36
Views: 1505

Re: Really P'd off

Dave wrote:If there is a wire link, even with an external 5V supply, it still could be shorting 9V QL power to the 5V line.

can you check across the outside two pins


Opps. Didn't see this until I'd done the previous table :mrgreen:
by Whopper
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Really P'd off
Replies: 36
Views: 1505

Re: Really P'd off

Dave, Naming the three pins from left to right, as shown in your photo, A, B and C Results - Resistance (Ohms) +ve to -ve A to B 35M B to C 1.3K A to C 34M -ve to +ve A to B 243K B to C 3.2K A to C 252K Diode test (Volts) +ve to -ve A to B 0.0 B to C 0.23 A to C 0.0 -ve to +ve A to B 0.56 B to C 0.6...
by Whopper
Thu Mar 08, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Really P'd off
Replies: 36
Views: 1505

Re: Really P'd off

Dave,

I thought about the external power supply. I tried a 2.5A 5V wall wart I have, centre negative as per the manual. Just the same though.

Whopper

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