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by Oliver
Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:37 pm
Forum: Prospective Members
Topic: Reviving Quanta
Replies: 32
Views: 20824

Re: Reviving Quanta

Some time ago, I applied for Quanta membership, as I also thought it would be a pity if Quanta was wound up after all that time. I received no response so far. :( Thus I can only comment as a bystander: - What about switching from annual-fee membership to an open and donation-financed model? For me,...
by Oliver
Sun Jan 23, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Modded QL?
Replies: 19
Views: 7215

Re: Modded QL?

I had a (different) video problem with my QL several years ago, and this is what I learned that time: As written in the QL User Guide, the QL provides several different video signal outputs. If you have a chance to test your QL with different video cables/monitors/outputs, this would give a useful h...
by Oliver
Tue Jan 18, 2011 11:42 pm
Forum: Prospective Members
Topic: Reviving Quanta
Replies: 32
Views: 20824

Re: Reviving Quanta

Compared to Commodore and Atari, the QL is certainly hidden in a niche. Gaming really has never been one of the QL's strengths. It's more the self-programming and tinkering. Precisely because of that the QL is an interesting machine - also, from historical perspective, as an archaeopteryx-kind-of &q...
by Oliver
Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:28 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello and thanks for building up this QL Forum
Replies: 8
Views: 4114

Re: Hello and thanks for building up this QL Forum

Thank you for the warm welcome!

Hi Rob,

yes I still have my QL. Somehow I do not like emulators too much, maybe because I still like to see the original hardware working.


Hi Rich,

most probably you already have my address as I have purchased some QL spare parts from RWAP shop last year.
by Oliver
Tue Jan 04, 2011 12:01 am
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello and thanks for building up this QL Forum
Replies: 8
Views: 4114

Hello and thanks for building up this QL Forum

First let me express that I was really delighted when I saw this very nice forum. Hopefully, it will become the place to go for the scattered QL community. The QL was my second computer after the Spectrum. I was (and still am) fascinated by the elegant design, and learned structured programming usin...