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by bola_dor
Wed Jun 22, 2022 5:34 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microdrives not working and now neither oqtadrive
Replies: 10
Views: 486

Re: Microdrives not working and now neither oqtadrive

jut to clarify the history, oqtadrivie at first worked OK with both internal MDV still attached,. as I couldnt map the oqtadrive as MDV1_ I opted to detach both the internal units. and all went OK, in fact I could load and run some MDV files I downloaded. but when I wanted to load some other files i...
by bola_dor
Sun Jun 19, 2022 9:06 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microdrives not working and now neither oqtadrive
Replies: 10
Views: 486

Re: Microdrives not working and now neither oqtadrive

Hi Martyn and Derek, First thing I've done was refitting the IC into the socket properly. And nothing changed. Microdrives still doesn't work and oqtadrive worked for a short period but now all I get is the "not found". So I need to test the board part some how. Specifically the ZX8302 in ...
by bola_dor
Sun Jun 19, 2022 12:00 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microdrives not working and now neither oqtadrive
Replies: 10
Views: 486

Re: Microdrives not working and now neither oqtadrive

2022-5-31 23-25-24.jpg Hi, There does not seem to be any information anout the QL Issue 7 board. I have some Otadrives to make, I have QL Issuse 5,6,7 so can do comparisons. Thanks, that may help, can tou compare issue 7 against issue 6? I will use issue 6 schematics as a guide. And can you confirm...
by bola_dor
Sat Jun 18, 2022 12:38 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microdrives not working and now neither oqtadrive
Replies: 10
Views: 486

Microdrives not working and now neither oqtadrive

Hi, I recently Got my QL, I am used to ZX line but new to the QL. It's an ISSUE 7 board with its standard rom and now with new membrane. I managed to connect it to a CGA compatible monitor as composite output just looks awful... I have several mdv cartridges and a pair of ZX microdrive units (is the...
by bola_dor
Sun Jun 12, 2022 5:38 am
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from Argentina!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 599

Re: Hello from Argentina!!!

Later they made the local versions with new cases and boards. All of them had ferranti ULA and original ROMs as there were an agreement with Sinclair through Timex Portugal to produce these machines here.. they had joystick ports (just wired to the keyboard) reset button and Composite video output....
by bola_dor
Fri Jun 10, 2022 1:21 am
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from Argentina!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 599

Re: Hello from Argentina!!!

Screenshot_20210330-074356_Messenger.jpg These are some of them The first ones CZ1000 and CZ1500 are nothing else than renamed Portugal made TS1000 and TS1500 all runing 50Hz video as we have PAL-N system. The third one is a Spectrum like any other but in a black TS1500 like case.. those were made ...
by bola_dor
Thu Jun 09, 2022 8:41 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from Argentina!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 599

Hello from Argentina!!!

Hello, I live in Argentina, a place where Siclair QL is a complete rarity.. My first Computer ever was a Czerweny CZ1000, that's an Argentinean rebranded TS1000... from there I have the passion for Sinclair Computers and of course their local clones. QL was never sold in this country. The one I have...