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by Cristian
Sun Apr 21, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QL-VGA
Replies: 12
Views: 740

Re: QL-VGA

Great job Marcel! This might be a true "egg of Columbus"!
by Cristian
Sat Apr 13, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Optimal Flatscreen monitors for QL and Q68
Replies: 24
Views: 1119

Re: Optimal Flatscreen monitors for QL and Q68

SinclairSociety wrote:Is the QL RGB to SCART cable the same as the one used for the Spectrum 128 +3 models?

No, it's different
https://qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?t=2278#p21322
by Cristian
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: QoogLe Search Engine - silly Friday.... but maybe not!
Replies: 4
Views: 349

Re: QoogLe Search Engine - silly Friday.... but maybe not!

SinclairSociety wrote:This google avatar for the day made me think QL. Not sure why.

The predominance of green and red? ;)
by Cristian
Fri Apr 12, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Poll: Do you use a Mouse on your QL ?
Replies: 21
Views: 1028

Re: Poll: Do you use a Mouse on your QL ?

This is an example of optical serial mouse. I don't know if it works with QL. https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B00LOXJLCU/ref=dp_olp_new_mbc?ie=UTF8&condition=new https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51Q0L0JruhL._AC_.jpg And this is a converter. It seems simple to made by your...
by Cristian
Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Poll: Do you use a Mouse on your QL ?
Replies: 21
Views: 1028

Re: Poll: Do you use a Mouse on your QL ?

I'm using 2 configurations: one for Minerva, the other for non-Minerva. Which do you want?
by Cristian
Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Poll: Do you use a Mouse on your QL ?
Replies: 21
Views: 1028

Re: Poll: Do you use a Mouse on your QL ?

I use an old PC serial mouse, with Sermouse driver.
Today are available also brand new optical serial mice. A friend of mine purchased one and works fine with QL.
by Cristian
Mon Apr 08, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Toolkit 2 plug in ROM
Replies: 5
Views: 432

Re: Toolkit 2 plug in ROM

by Cristian
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue 8 discussions...
Replies: 99
Views: 5457

Re: Issue 8 discussions...

Well, I mentioned VGA simply because they were talking about "video with VGA compatible timing". I'm open to other solutions (DVI, HDMI etc..). On the other hand, it's not so difficult to find a cheap VGA monitor. Furthermore, several people might want to emulate the experience of the orig...
by Cristian
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue 8 discussions...
Replies: 99
Views: 5457

Re: Issue 8 discussions...

To be specific, would it be possible to replace the RF out with a standard VGA port?
Obviously keeping the QL standard 512x256 @ 4 (or 8) colors.
by Cristian
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Wires!
Replies: 12
Views: 737

Re: Wires!

I have a good supply of these serial connectors and the special flat black cable that goes in them. I planned to use them for the ESP32 plug in that ended up being a little problematic - mostly because the QL serial ports are crap and partly because powering it off a USB charger created an interest...