Search found 187 matches

by dex
Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Help for New Users
Topic: Expanding the QL + other questions
Replies: 6
Views: 402

Re: Expanding the QL + other questions

What would be a better solution: Sinclair QL Tetroid disk interface with Compact flash card or Gold card clone + some storage device ? 1) question of games: For playing games - get the Tetroid interface. For calculations, get the Gold Card. But games, with accelerated processor, are accelerated to ...
by dex
Mon Jul 23, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Overview of QL SD / CF Solutions
Replies: 6
Views: 309

Re: Overview of QL SD / CF Solutions

Possibly the new firmware - FlashFloppy - can bypass the HFE format and read images directly.
But I not tried this.
(Based on anticipation, that the physical format of QL disk is simillar to PC and only the logical format is different.)
by dex
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: 68K/OS Utilities MDV Image
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Re: 68K/OS Utilities MDV Image

mk79 wrote:The files can be sent over a serial line, that is probably the easiest approach to saving them.


But to transfer files back to 68k/OS, You need to have baud.prog and copy.prog already in the system (MD: or ROM:).
Hen and egg problem.
by dex
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: 68K/OS Utilities MDV Image
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Re: 68K/OS Utilities MDV Image

68k/OS supports ROM disk. This is one possible way, how to import essential file (FORMAT.PROG, BAUD.PROG, COPY.PROG) into your system: to save them to ROMdisk, and then copy from ROM to MD: device (using COPY.PROG). There are 2 ROM slots on the 68k/OS card, 16 KB each (32KB altogether) for the ROM d...
by dex
Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: QDOS For Amiga
Replies: 21
Views: 1775

Re: QDOS For Amiga

Peter wrote:
dex wrote:On MiST and other FPGA Amiga clones, QDOS Classic does not work.

What happens, complete crash? Did you try the latest FPGA versions?

Just freezed after start.
But it is some years ago. Maybe new FPGA updates solved the problem.
by dex
Wed May 30, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: QDOS For Amiga
Replies: 21
Views: 1775

Re: QDOS For Amiga

On MiST and other FPGA Amiga clones, QDOS Classic does not work.
by dex
Sat May 05, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: How to start programming with assembly?
Replies: 69
Views: 6282

Re: How to start programming with assembly?

thank you, I found one. how to synchronize animation? do not understand code at dithVide-master.zip Explained here: https://omega.webnode.com/products/product-2/ and here: https://omega.webnode.com/products/sinclair-ql-dithvide-2/ "boot" is a Basic loader: loads two pictures 1_dvd and 2_d...
by dex
Wed May 02, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: How to start programming with assembly?
Replies: 69
Views: 6282

Re: How to start programming with assembly?

g0blinish wrote:Acording these book there are two screens 0 at $20000, 1 at $28000. How to swithc screens?


See this (it uses two VRAMs):
https://github.com/SinclairQL/dithVide
by dex
Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: TRD format compatible with QL?
Replies: 5
Views: 390

Re: TRD format compatible with QL?

towmater wrote:Is the TRD (Spectrum TR-DOS) format usable, and of any advantage?


No, Trump Card (andf QL) is incompatible with TR-DOS format (and its silly sector size 256 bytes).
by dex
Sun Mar 04, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QL rubber keypad sticking
Replies: 13
Views: 1055

Re: QL rubber keypad sticking

Yes, the Toolkit is part of Trump card ROM.

Go to advanced search