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by issue5
Mon Feb 14, 2022 10:55 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Caps Lock on?
Replies: 6
Views: 561

Caps Lock on?

Hi, just a quick and easy question (for someone) - how do you turn CAPS LOCK on from within a Superbasic program?
Cheers
Keith
by issue5
Fri Feb 04, 2022 8:40 pm
Forum: Online Auctions
Topic: OPD for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 462

Re: OPD for sale

I bought a used QL from an old guy who had a working OPD - quite a cool piece of kit, he also owned a Citroen XM - again quite a cool car these days, IMO :-)
by issue5
Fri Jan 21, 2022 3:22 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: QL internal microdrive (mdv2)
Replies: 3
Views: 912

Re: QL internal microdrive (mdv2)

Thanks, I've messaged you Derek.
by issue5
Thu Jan 20, 2022 2:42 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: QL internal microdrive (mdv2)
Replies: 3
Views: 912

QL internal microdrive (mdv2)

Hi there, just wondered if anyone on here would have a spare tested and working QL microdrive unit for sale as my mdv2 is currently faulty.
Thanks in anticipation :-)
by issue5
Fri Nov 19, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Backplane/motherboard extension board
Replies: 12
Views: 2019

Re: Backplane/motherboard extension board

Totally agree Norm, what an unholy mess we are now in!!
by issue5
Wed Nov 17, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Mystery lead?
Replies: 1
Views: 529

Mystery lead?

Hi, can anyone tell me what this lead is for? The other end is the BT style plug that plugs into sockets on back of the QL - the lead is only about 6 inches long - it came with a used QL I bought.
Cheers
Keith
by issue5
Tue Nov 16, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: External QL microdrive?
Replies: 17
Views: 2613

Re: External QL microdrive?

That's actually quite interesting and informative - I really just wanted to get a set up using the microdrive expansion slot to test internal mdv units to see if they were faulty or not without having to fit hem in the QL case. I have previously physically swapped mdv1 with mdv2 and both worked befo...
by issue5
Sat Nov 13, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: External QL microdrive?
Replies: 17
Views: 2613

Re: External QL microdrive?

Thanks for that Stephan, saves me a lot of messing about for nothing :-)
Cheers
Keith
by issue5
Thu Nov 11, 2021 2:52 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: External QL microdrive?
Replies: 17
Views: 2613

External QL microdrive?

Hi there, due to the number of QLs with dodgy microdrives I was wondering if anyone could tell me how the leads from a spare good QL microdrive unit could be connected to the microdrive expansion connections on the right hand side of the QL board - ie. which wire on the microdrive tail goes to which...
by issue5
Sun Oct 31, 2021 12:00 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Backplane/motherboard extension board
Replies: 12
Views: 2019

Re: Backplane/motherboard extension board

Hi Derek, thanks for commenting on the whole tetroid/backplane/vat thing - as per your kind offer i would like to get the backplane and if I could include it with your order sometime in Nov then i would be happy to pay you for the kit and all associated postage costs etc. to get it to me. If you let...