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by Timbucus
Sat Sep 19, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: ZX Spectrum Next Kickstarter 2 just launched
Replies: 37
Views: 4355

Re: ZX Spectrum Next Kickstarter 2 just launched

I didn't mind waiting for the item. My only curiosity with the Kickstarter campaign (and perhaps lack of understanding) was that once they passed all of their stretch goals and went way passed it by £350,000 could they have reformulated the price and knocked it down for everyone. Does Kickstarter e...
by Timbucus
Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Does anyone have any copies of the Gilsoft Adventure Writer (the other quill)
Replies: 4
Views: 2783

Re: Wanted: Does anyone have any copies of the Gilsoft Adventure Writer (the other quill)

I have not been around much having got distracted by several other projects and I am afraid I have not managed to find a later version than A03 so I think in the interests of preservation I should get the files to safety (Although Huw the original author, now in the far east, has a copy so there are...
by Timbucus
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: My First Sinclair QL
Replies: 10
Views: 3037

Re: My First Sinclair QL

I would also advise extreme care before you use any of the Cartridges in your QL - the felt pad usually fails, gets distributed in the cartridge and on the head. This causes a jam and a need to clean up - often the cartridge cannot be recovered or the tape cleaned well enough. It can also move to th...
by Timbucus
Mon May 07, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Greetings from Spain
Replies: 7
Views: 2447

Re: Greetings from Spain

Welcome - algunas se puede leer espanol tambien - malo pero puedo... todos son muy buenos aqui...

Best you stick to your excellent English though :)
by Timbucus
Mon May 07, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Random obscure survey...
Replies: 26
Views: 4410

Re: Random obscure survey...

I use a QUBIDE interface with a short cable to an SD adapter board mounted in an old MD case - wasn't sure what class that was in the survey?

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by Timbucus
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: QL 34th Anniversary new hardware.
Replies: 205
Views: 40563

Re: QL 34th Anniversary new hardware.

Put me down for a Minerva and Buck regulator! When and if you do get more mini planes made I had been toying with the idea...

Tim
by Timbucus
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...
Replies: 50
Views: 16773

Re: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...

We are all waiting patiently for this to progress, silence is not always an indicator that people are not listening intently... I recently bought a few STM103 boards to play with (trying NUTTX RTOS for example) which look like they may support your design once the sw is in a state to release.
by Timbucus
Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive
Replies: 31
Views: 8440

Re: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive

Simone - reading the manual it will work as MDV3 you only need the vMap if you want to use it as MDV1 or 2...
by Timbucus
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive
Replies: 31
Views: 8440

Re: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive

Get online quick - 4 QL left at the moment:

https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/details/28714
by Timbucus
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive
Replies: 31
Views: 8440

Re: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive

There are also made up ones available if people miss out on the kind offer above - I had one for my Spectrum and it works fine: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sinclair-ZX-Spectrum-Interface-1-to-Microdrive-Connection-cable-/222099647887?hash=item33b62bad8f:g:aa4AAOSwO~hXIJMl Too short to do the under the...