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by Cristian
Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:39 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: C5 in shop window
Replies: 3
Views: 1430

Re: C5 in shop window

dilwyn wrote:Wonder if they deliver computers in it?

Sure, but exclusively Sinclair computers :mrgreen: :lol:
by Cristian
Tue Feb 24, 2015 2:09 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Centronics interface signals
Replies: 15
Views: 4400

Re: Centronics interface signals

Thank you Mark for your useful information
by Cristian
Mon Feb 23, 2015 4:13 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Centronics interface signals
Replies: 15
Views: 4400

Re: Centronics interface signals

can accept only 9600 Baud, am I right? Yes, according to the manual [...] And I wouldn't worry too much about that because most programs will not even be able to send at higher speeds Yes I read the manual; but since it seems very old, I thought it could be a matter of ancient Roms or old software ...
by Cristian
Mon Feb 23, 2015 10:06 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Centronics interface signals
Replies: 15
Views: 4400

Re: Centronics interface signals

@ Cristian - no problem :mrgreen: I agree about laser printers waiting unitl a FF (form feed) is received. They normally buffer a whole page, because they print it in one go. Mark Oh, sure! It's simply logical! I feel a bit silly :oops: Indeed yesterday I printed a long directory and the first page...
by Cristian
Sun Feb 22, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Centronics interface signals
Replies: 15
Views: 4400

Re: Centronics interface signals

"lets remove the markings so it's harder to copy" :lol: In any case, I've just connected the wires and...Bingo!!!!! It prints from Superbasic and from Easel :D For the moment there's still something I don't understand: the printer (Brother HL-5040) receives data, but it stays paused until...
by Cristian
Sun Feb 22, 2015 10:41 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Centronics interface signals
Replies: 15
Views: 4400

Re: Centronics interface signals

Derek_Stewart wrote:a better standard than the original sockets

Surely it's a better standard but, as you know, usually the words "Sinclair" and "standard" don't match very well.. :)
Regards
by Cristian
Sat Feb 21, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Centronics interface signals
Replies: 15
Views: 4400

Re: Centronics interface signals

My interface is slightly different to yours, mine has a diode on the back instead of an extra transistor :? Do you think this could be a sort of homemede modification (for some unknown purpose), or a possible "standard" modification by Miracle Systems? You can modify either the QL socket ...
by Cristian
Fri Feb 20, 2015 10:46 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Minerva change requests...
Replies: 15
Views: 5545

Re: Minerva change requests...

It can make a considerable difference to the time taken to load large files! [...] I suggest a change to this default action might be worth considering? Yes, it's true: the loading of "big" files (e.g. uncompressed _scr) becomes almost 3 times slower! :o (QL with 768K TrumpCard) I agree o...
by Cristian
Fri Feb 20, 2015 10:35 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Slow picture loading with Minerva
Replies: 6
Views: 2229

Re: Slow picture loading with Minerva

Silvester wrote:It should restore the loading speed..

You hit the jackpot!!! 8-) Thank you so much for your help Silvester :D
by Cristian
Thu Feb 19, 2015 10:10 am
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Another happy QL user
Replies: 11
Views: 4402

Re: Another happy QL user

Well folks, I'm just starting to explore this forum, and I can surely say that it's Wonderful :!: :D