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by Cristian
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Sinclair QL BOOK
Replies: 6
Views: 339

Re: Sinclair QL BOOK

:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Cristian
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Fire
Replies: 18
Views: 643

Re: Fire

So sorry for the fire, but happy you and your house are safe.
I well know the smoke smell: it's so terrible and difficult to neutralize. Many years ago a piece of wood of my kitchen burnt partially; it had been repaired, but still today it has some little smoke odour!
by Cristian
Fri May 04, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Dual FDD problems
Replies: 12
Views: 772

Re: Dual FDD problems

Which kind of dual HD drives set are you using? Is it a vintage device (designed for old machines like Spectrum, QL etc)? Or are you using a "new" one, containing "modern" floppy drives (the same used for PC)?
by Cristian
Fri May 04, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Dual FDD problems
Replies: 12
Views: 772

Re: Dual FDD problems

Whopper wrote:and used two different (new) FDD cables. Each with lines 10 to 16 twisted between FLP2 and FLP1


I can confirm that TrumpCard needs non-twisted flat cables for dual FDD.
Can anyone confirm if GoldCard needs twisted cables or not?
by Cristian
Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: The wonderful Rick
Replies: 11
Views: 5123

Re: The wonderful Rick

This is a great loss. Condolences to the family.
I love very much his design: thank you so much Rick!
by Cristian
Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Troubleshooting black display?
Replies: 14
Views: 1208

Re: Troubleshooting black display?

Great news! Enjoy your new display :-)
by Cristian
Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Software Preservation - Next Steps
Replies: 87
Views: 8311

Re: QL Software Preservation - Next Steps

RWAP wrote:The problem is that strictly by sharing the archive, I am breaking copyright.

Is there a distinction between sharing/distributing to everyone, and sharing to someone for a strict preservation purpose only?[/quote]
by Cristian
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: All RAM chips destroyed??
Replies: 62
Views: 4991

Re: All RAM chips destroyed??

Just replaced IC23 with a "new" one and.... no evident progress.
Next step: apply the mandatory modifications adding R102 and R103. Let's hope....
by Cristian
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Video Issue
Replies: 25
Views: 1756

Re: Video Issue

My experience is limited, and I've never seen an issue like this. May I suggest you to provide more information meanwhile? This might help to detect the problem.
Do you use some kind of upscaler?
Have you tried to connect via RGB-SCART or antenna cable?
Have you already tried other displays?
by Cristian
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Naive question about SCART connection on TV
Replies: 56
Views: 4210

Re: Naive question about SCART connection on TV

Dave wrote:What's Italian for "take your lumps"?


"ingoiare il rospo" (to swallow the toad) :-D

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