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by nichtsnutz
Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 8302
Replies: 8
Views: 1381

Re: 8302

Hello all, first of all, thank you for keeping this forum running and the people here that contributed so much to this small QL community. it is some years ago that I have used my QL.Back then, I had tried to understand the mdv functions of the 8302 especially the GAP hardware, but had not entirely ...
by nichtsnutz
Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:50 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QL-SD card project
Replies: 43
Views: 13309

Re: QL-SD card project

Hello Gertk,

this is 100kHz FM encoding.
I had done some work on it here:

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=269#p1616

Unfortunately the image I had uploaded to the forum is gone !?
(I am sure I had not put an external reference to the image.)

Greetings,
Vassilis
by nichtsnutz
Sat Apr 14, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: GBS-8220 RGB TO VGA Converter
Replies: 91
Views: 53722

Re: GBS-8220 RGB TO VGA Converter

Hello all, I do not own this board but could write something about that: The board seems to work properly only with some QLs, maybe because of tolerances of some components on the board or on the QL. I have two different ULAs with part markings CLA2345 and CLA2310.The latter seems to be the older on...
by nichtsnutz
Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:42 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Faster/wider CPU...
Replies: 134
Views: 30159

Re: Faster/wider CPU...

Hello Dave, as you would like to use the 68EC000,a first minimal expansion you could build could use it in 8 bit mode but with the clock doubled together with a 512KB sram for the address range $40000 to $BFFFF. So to say,you would have a 68008 but with 15MHz when accessing the expansion memory. Con...
by nichtsnutz
Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Winter QL'ing
Replies: 4
Views: 2224

Re: Winter QL'ing

Hello, thank you for the link,I have also found the old thread in the hardware section: "GALs for the QubIDE". The user twellys had given the same link.The people there have made already so much for a new QubIDE.But it is very time and money consuming to bring a project like this to an end...
by nichtsnutz
Fri Dec 09, 2011 10:24 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Winter QL'ing
Replies: 4
Views: 2224

Re: Winter QL'ing

Hello all, I hope to be able to finisch my selfmade 512K SRAM memory expansion.I am also interested in a selfmade QubIDE interface,I think the software side will be the hard part.I do not know if modern CF cards or IDE drives will work without trouble.I have already all parts,although I will replace...
by nichtsnutz
Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:50 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Using Microdrives Today
Replies: 20
Views: 8317

Re: Using Microdrives Today

Hello all, the "QL advanced users guide" book has also informations on the microdrive format in one appendix.It is very informative. The microtapes are really a pain when you only have a plain QL. I have only seven microtapes left functioning beside the four originals and it really gets fr...
by nichtsnutz
Tue Jul 05, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: QL ISA-PC Card on ebay !
Replies: 3
Views: 2457

QL ISA-PC Card on ebay !

Hello all, I just would like to post a link to an ebay action where a QL ISA-PC Card was sold! Wow,this looks to be a very rare QL Card! I unfortunately can not afford things like this. Does anyone knows more about the technics of this card and how it works on the software side? I do not see any ROM...
by nichtsnutz
Thu Jun 16, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: Software incompatibilies?
Replies: 16
Views: 8796

Re: Software incompatibilies?

Hello Dilwyn, thank you for your detailed explanations.First I have to say,that I am not writing a full-fledged backup program,just a quick and dirty hack in C to save the binaries out of my microdrives. I do not handle the filename right now.I just transfer the raw file data with the 14 bytes heade...
by nichtsnutz
Wed Jun 15, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: Software incompatibilies?
Replies: 16
Views: 8796

Re: Software incompatibilies?

Hello Dilwyn, thank you for your awnser.I have changed my small program and I do save the header too.(Unfortunately another Microdrive got unusable by the process of using it to much.If I loose one mdv every month then near the end of the year I will not have any left :( ) I will also try the other ...