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by dex
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Hey it works!
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Hey it works!

This one fits better to the QL.
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2853469
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by dex
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: PLATOTERM 0.1 smoke test for Sinclair QL released
Replies: 8
Views: 1012

Re: PLATOTERM 0.1 smoke test for Sinclair QL released

tschak909 wrote:II don't understand, from what I see, ser1 and ser2 literally are two of the same connector?


But the wiring is different. One is DCE and one is DTE.
by dex
Sun Jul 14, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: PLATOTERM 0.1 smoke test for Sinclair QL released
Replies: 8
Views: 1012

Re: PLATOTERM 0.1 smoke test for Sinclair QL released

connecting the QL serial port to another computer with internet access ? http://www.linuxcertif.com/man/1/tcpser/en/ TCPser on Linux computer or raspberry. I also had experiment with new modem, based on ARM board instead on ESP8266 (targeted to Atari ST, Acorn and possibly QL), but not tested on QL...
by dex
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: My First Sinclair QL
Replies: 10
Views: 933

Re: My First Sinclair QL

1.) Scart or Composite Video Cable https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sinclair-QL-High-Quality-RGB-Scart-Lead-Video-Cable-TV-Lead-SGC-Compatible-/260814300633 3.) Floppy Disk Interface Unit Choose one: https://www.sellmyretro.com/search?keyword=ql+interface+tetroid&phraseType=allWords&countryId=&am...
by dex
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: SCREEN1 = SYSVAR @ JSROM
Replies: 83
Views: 6516

Re: SCREEN1 = SYSVAR @ JSROM

[2] Copied sysvars, and system tables to screen0, as shown earlier. Not necessary. VideoRAM is not bank switched. Pointer to start of video memory swaps between two various addresses. I am surprised to see some visual activity at the top 5-10 lines after switch to screen1, while when at screen0 the...
by dex
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Sinclair QL - QL-SD with vDRIVE QL
Replies: 22
Views: 1492

Re: Sinclair QL - QL-SD with vDRIVE QL

Absolutely.
by dex
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: What makes the OS for QL any better, different, unique ?
Replies: 24
Views: 2045

Re: What makes the OS for QL any better, different, unique ?

For me it is simply "the Unix for the rest of us".
Simplicity and imminence of Basic combined with power of all that multitasking, networking, pipes, windows, ...
by dex
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue 8 discussions...
Replies: 121
Views: 9616

Re: Issue 8 discussions...

"Wanderer" maybe?

If anyone has a working copy of this, it would be useful for testing purposes.

https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/details/sinclair-ql-space-trading-game%3A-wanderer-in-3d-1994
by dex
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: What are my Joystick options for stock QL?
Replies: 6
Views: 598

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
by dex
Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: ArtIce and MiceArt (ICE)
Replies: 6
Views: 675

Re: ArtIce and MiceArt (ICE)

How hard would a PTR_GEN file to integrate the Mice system into the Extended Environment. QIMI and similar interfaces have counters built-in, and only time per time (interrupt) the current mouse position (or its delta) has to be read. mICE is simple interface where it is necessary to read status of...