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by dex
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue Tx boards discussions
Replies: 39
Views: 1750

Re: Issue Tx boards discussions

Depends on if you are talking about the male or the female part.
Dave talks about female.
by dex
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:42 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue Tx boards discussions
Replies: 39
Views: 1750

Re: Issue Tx boards discussions

SER1 and SER2 - PC style serial connectors. 2 - RxD 3 - TxD 4 - DTR 5 - GND 8 - CTS 9 - +12V via resistor. But I see different between SER1 ( J6 ) and SER2 ( J5 ) on Issue 6 board: RxD and CTS - input for SER2 but output for SER1, TxD and DTR - output for SER2 but input for SER1 ). I'm a little con...
by dex
Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Voyage of the Beano and Tetroid with CF Card
Replies: 5
Views: 528

Re: Voyage of the Beano and Tetroid with CF Card

See THIS THREAD

FLP_USE FDD : REMark Temporary Device for FLP
DEV_USE 1,"win1_sys_" : REMark Point Dev1_ to sys directory
DEV_USE FLP : REMark DEV is now FLP
by dex
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: QL Net server to back-up Spectrum files?
Replies: 22
Views: 1861

Re: QL Net server to back-up Spectrum files?

I'm trying to think of ways to back-up the data on my Spectrum Microdrives once I re-felt them, assuming that the vDriveQL can't talk to an Interface 1 (once it arrives). I have what I believe is paper printout of the source of routines for reading a ZX Spectrum formatted microdrive cartridge on a ...
by dex
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Hey it works!
Replies: 5
Views: 911

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: 1416

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: 1416

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: 1673

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: 9037

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: 2412

Re: Sinclair QL - QL-SD with vDRIVE QL

Absolutely.