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by SinclairSociety
Tue Jun 16, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Sinclair QL vDrive - Load & Use Applications and Games - Video
Replies: 3
Views: 436

Sinclair QL vDrive - Load & Use Applications and Games - Video

It was Sinclair QL time for me again.. and today I finally found a moment to create a video showing how to load and use downloaded microdrive images made for the vDrive. I load Vanpeebles (P. Scott) game called 198? and also quickly play and die with Packman. haha. Hope this is helpful for some. htt...
by SinclairSociety
Wed Feb 26, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Today I Received...
Replies: 272
Views: 31744

Re: Today I Received...

tofro wrote:S_Next.JPG


Yes Yes Yes!

I am also waiting for mine.

TJ
by SinclairSociety
Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Today I Received...
Replies: 272
Views: 31744

Re: Today I Received...

robheaton wrote:A pretty good haul today!

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Uber cool! A Toasty!

TJ
by SinclairSociety
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QL vDrive, Connecting, Setting Up, Testing - Video #2
Replies: 3
Views: 884

Re: QL vDrive, Connecting, Setting Up, Testing - Video #2

Thanks Badaman and Cristian. :D

TJ
by SinclairSociety
Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive QL, Dilwyn's vDrive Images, and Running Games
Replies: 17
Views: 1987

Re: vDrive QL, Dilwyn's vDrive Images, and Running Games

I have to type lrun mdv3_boot w/o SD cart in vDrive to get Toolkit running.. if that is what you mean by initialize. Then I have access to those features. No, I mean to enable the vDrive you have to LBYTES a _bin file that comes with them. Do you also do that on every fresh boot? That I have no ide...
by SinclairSociety
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive QL, Dilwyn's vDrive Images, and Running Games
Replies: 17
Views: 1987

Re: vDrive QL, Dilwyn's vDrive Images, and Running Games

Yes, you need some kind of WIN1_ storage or a data medium in MDV1_/FLP1_. Any of those places can contain a file called 'boot' that contains those instructions. Have you got an FLP1_? If not (and assuming lack of WIN1_), you may have to boot from a known good cartridge in MDV1_. How do you currentl...
by SinclairSociety
Thu Feb 06, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive QL, Dilwyn's vDrive Images, and Running Games
Replies: 17
Views: 1987

Re: vDrive QL, Dilwyn's vDrive Images, and Running Games

Would there be a more automated way to do this at boot... where I can get a RAMdisk created with launch just one program and it does this below script? TJ Guessing there is no other trick? TJ This works for me with a vDrive, but I also have a Trump card with a RAM disk via the TDI Tetroid device and...
by SinclairSociety
Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive QL, Dilwyn's vDrive Images, and Running Games
Replies: 17
Views: 1987

Re: vDrive QL, Dilwyn's vDrive Images, and Running Games

Thanks... don't think I can do that but will remember if I get that trump card. TJ Guessing there is no other trick? TJ This works for me with a vDrive, but I also have a Trump card with a RAM disk via the TDI Tetroid device and the RAM_USE thing, is I believe only available via the Trump card, so m...
by SinclairSociety
Thu Feb 06, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QL vDrive, Connecting, Setting Up, Testing - Video #2
Replies: 3
Views: 884

QL vDrive, Connecting, Setting Up, Testing - Video #2

2nd video in my vDrive series. Last video was an unboxing and seeing what the vDrive looks like.

Now.. connect, setup, and test...

It is a long one... but a step-by-step for a newbie to connect and start using their vDrive.

I hope some find it useful.

TJ

https://youtu.be/HgzRuZyXuaE
by SinclairSociety
Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive QL, Dilwyn's vDrive Images, and Running Games
Replies: 17
Views: 1987

Re: vDrive QL, Dilwyn's vDrive Images, and Running Games

My first official game played on QL is Assault. :D

LOL

TJ

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