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by XorA
Tue Oct 12, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Today I Received...
Replies: 471
Views: 73600

Re: Today I Received...

RalfR wrote:Good old 70s Hi-Fi.

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Haha guessing from the picture I would have said a 19inch gateway appliance.
by XorA
Tue Oct 12, 2021 5:15 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Problem booting Super Gold Card
Replies: 21
Views: 858

Re: Problem booting Super Gold Card

RGB to Scart cable causes that effect I seem to recall if the resistor in vsync is missing.
by XorA
Thu Oct 07, 2021 9:47 am
Forum: Compatibles Corner
Topic: Aurora Minerva Boot Error
Replies: 33
Views: 1502

Re: Aurora Minerva Boot Error

I wonder if the Aurora can be used to provide the ROM port? Just re-read the manual and noticed the extended rom slot that I missed before, Ill have to dig in my spares for a suitable connector but that should be simple to construct. Qubbesoft used to supply a IDC cable to enable normal QL Roms to ...
by XorA
Wed Oct 06, 2021 9:48 pm
Forum: Compatibles Corner
Topic: Aurora Minerva Boot Error
Replies: 33
Views: 1502

Re: Aurora Minerva Boot Error

Pr0f wrote:I wonder if the Aurora can be used to provide the ROM port?


Just re-read the manual and noticed the extended rom slot that I missed before, Ill have to dig in my spares for a suitable connector but that should be simple to construct.
by XorA
Wed Oct 06, 2021 8:30 pm
Forum: Compatibles Corner
Topic: Aurora Minerva Boot Error
Replies: 33
Views: 1502

Re: Aurora Minerva Boot Error

Looks good, XorA. For what it's worth, on my Aurora/SGC machine, I was able to have the ipcexts in an EPROM (until I used the slot for a ROMdisq I salvaged from an old QL.) The issue is with the backplane there isnt physically room for a normal romport PCB and the i2c header to exist at the same ti...
by XorA
Wed Oct 06, 2021 6:17 pm
Forum: Compatibles Corner
Topic: Aurora Minerva Boot Error
Replies: 33
Views: 1502

Re: Aurora Minerva Boot Error

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by XorA
Wed Oct 06, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: Compatibles Corner
Topic: Aurora Minerva Boot Error
Replies: 33
Views: 1502

Re: Aurora Minerva Boot Error

Its taken me a while, but I have now replaced the battery, replaced the dead floppy drive with a gotek. Loaded the minerva utils disk into the gotek with SH drivers. Set the D1 to 4M limit, and the date/time. Now all is working nicely. Next i guess is to update smsq/e to the latest edition. Will nee...
by XorA
Wed Oct 06, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Still possible to get Minerva ROM
Replies: 77
Views: 9119

Re: Still possible to get Minerva ROM

Still going strong, yes. He even resuscitated his mailbox QL recently for me to look for the Hermes source codes, but alas no luck. They seem to be confined to Lau's vault. Would that be for SuperHermes as well ? Same guy, soooo... maybe? As long as the vault remains closed it could contain the ori...
by XorA
Wed Oct 06, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Working QL Motherboard
Replies: 2
Views: 228

Re: Working QL Motherboard

Derek_Stewart wrote:Hi,

I have Issue 5 QL boards with all plug in chips working and tested, for £50 plus postage.


That would be awesome, Ill email you!
by XorA
Tue Oct 05, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Working QL Motherboard
Replies: 2
Views: 228

Working QL Motherboard

As the subject says, want one outside of case for development work.