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by vanpeebles
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: Useful inspections (capacitors a. o. things) before using a QL?
Replies: 11
Views: 296

Re: Useful inspections (capacitors a. o. things) before using a QL?

Did early 80s caps use a different material/liquid? It's funny how on a lot later japanese hardware, caps are prone to fail, but I've never once changed one on my Sinclairs etc.
by vanpeebles
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Q-Tron
Replies: 4
Views: 1389

Re: Q-Tron

Welcome to the forum! :)
by vanpeebles
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Tridim - the 3D modelling program
Replies: 37
Views: 513

Re: Pyramide Software - Some Freeware

RWAP wrote:This is excellent work.

Can the admins split off the topic to create a new topic about Tridim please (as original topic was all about Pyramide releasing some programs as freeware).


Done! :D

Great work too!
by vanpeebles
Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Graphic drawing Qemulator/QPC2
Replies: 10
Views: 429

Re: Graphic drawing Qemulator/QPC2

I encountered this a lot while doing graphics and converting screens. One emulator is kind of 1 pixel = 1 pixel wide, 2 pixels down, the other is directly 1:1.
by vanpeebles
Wed Feb 14, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Internal memory upgrade?
Replies: 7
Views: 336

Re: Internal memory upgrade?

I remember this was a service that someone supplied. It had a disadvantage, that the RAM expansion ran a bit slower than an external RAM expansion, because it shared the video memory. I like the spaghetti by the clock crystal. I am tempted to unpick it all and return this to a relatively standard b...
by vanpeebles
Wed Feb 14, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Bored of the Rings (game)
Replies: 11
Views: 438

Re: Bored of the Rings (game)

Ooo, I'll have a look :)
by vanpeebles
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Bored of the Rings (game)
Replies: 11
Views: 438

Re: Bored of the Rings (game)

Sparrowhawk wrote:Thinking about it, a friend of mine (Chris Wild, author of the Lords of Midnight remakes on Mac, PC and mobiles)


I have that on my portable telephone! :D
by vanpeebles
Mon Feb 12, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Some very sad news, the passing of Lee Privett / Mr Navigator
Replies: 15
Views: 553

Re: Some very sad news, the passing of Lee Privett / Mr Navigator

Lee was a great supporter of the forum, and by my reckoning was the 9th member to join (which also includes staff!) way back in the December of 2010, and was a frequent visitor on the chat as well. A top man, who will be a huge miss.
by vanpeebles
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: QL Tinkering
Replies: 46
Views: 5882

Re: QL Tinkering

I've been reliving my childhood by watching all the re-runs of Knight Rider on tv, and that program could do some really cool Knight Rider style screens :)
by vanpeebles
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: QL Tinkering
Replies: 46
Views: 5882

Re: QL Tinkering

Excellent work, I love your posts/work, it's always top quality. You should do a printed annual of these PDFs :D

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