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by SinclairSociety
Wed Mar 20, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello
Replies: 4
Views: 97

Re: Hello

wmh71 wrote:Hi, just picked up a ql from a garage sale and hopefully going to revive it :D


Welcome!

I am also new to QL and hope to enjoy discussing it here.

Welcome aboard!

TJ
by SinclairSociety
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: For Sale: Qreview Magazine Vol 1 Iss 1
Replies: 2
Views: 142

Re: For Sale: Qreview Magazine Vol 1 Iss 1

Payment was sent for this issue. TJ
by SinclairSociety
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: For Sale: QL World Magazines
Replies: 6
Views: 211

Re: For Sale: QL World Magazines

Payment has been sent for these. The main set. Looking forward to getting them. TJ QL World Magazines: 1985: Vol1 Iss1-5 ... £4 1986: Jan-Mar,May,Jul-Dec ... £6 1987: Jan-Oct,Dec ... £9 1988: Jan,Apr-Dec ... £8 1989: Jan-Dec ... £10 1990: Jan-Dec ... £10 1991: Jan,Mar-Dec ... £9 1992: Jan-Apr,Jun-De...
by SinclairSociety
Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: WTB: boxed Sinclair Spectrum 128K Toastrack
Replies: 1
Views: 111

Re: WTB: boxed Sinclair Spectrum 128K Toastrack

I found one.... and in USA too.

TJ
by SinclairSociety
Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What are my Joystick options for stock QL?
Replies: 6
Views: 250

Re: What are my Joystick options for stock QL?

Can you provide a link ? I have never seen any for sale on ebay - only serial to DB9 adaptors. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sinclair-QL-CTL-Joystick-Adaptor-Cable-Light-Grey-Cable-/173807531157 Auction is now active (ends 24 Mar 2019). But will be sold soon :D I will have to wait for Derek's.... as t...
by SinclairSociety
Sun Mar 17, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What are my Joystick options for stock QL?
Replies: 6
Views: 250

Re: What are my Joystick options for stock QL?

Derek_Stewart wrote:Hi TJ,

QL to Atari Joystick (DB9) can be purchased on ebay.

I have the parts to make some adapters, whiut I have been a little busy at present.

I will see if I can get the adapters made.


Cool... well put me down for one or alert me when for sale. I will get one. :D

TJ
by SinclairSociety
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What are my Joystick options for stock QL?
Replies: 6
Views: 250

What are my Joystick options for stock QL?

I own many Atari or Atari compatible. I see the QL ports for joysticks are unique. Will I need some adapter to make a joystick work with my future QL?

TJ
by SinclairSociety
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:51 am
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: External Microdrives work on QL
Replies: 8
Views: 301

Re: External Microdrives work on QL

Is this whole turn around to run thing because the cable has to be put in backwards and the cable is not long enough to turn 180 so the drive can point forward?

TJ
by SinclairSociety
Thu Mar 14, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: External Microdrives work on QL
Replies: 8
Views: 301

External Microdrives work on QL

Wondering if external Microdrives from the Sinclair Spectrum line of computers are the same exact units and can they work on QLs externally?

Thanks

TJ
by SinclairSociety
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:41 am
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: #1, 2, 3 stock QL updates recommended for a Newbie
Replies: 17
Views: 576

Re: #1, 2, 3 stock QL updates recommended for a Newbie

I take it the QL RGB/Composite is much more clean? TJ Those patterns on the screen are only in the drawn area and not in the border - they're artifacts of internal noise from the Spectrum impinging on the video signal. The same thing happens a lot on the C64, too. If the Spectrum signals causing the...

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