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by Pr0f
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from Spain
Replies: 8
Views: 378

Re: Hello from Spain

Welcome aboard
by Pr0f
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: Compatibles Corner
Topic: a DIY home build project...
Replies: 51
Views: 10910

Re: a DIY home build project...

Being a DIY project, the wishlist and final specs have moved a little bit, but I have maintained as much of the spec as I can. i see it as a vehicle for using up an old case that I butchered some years back, and for testing some interface ideas - as things begin to form into tangible hardware i will...
by Pr0f
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: PSU Question - Better safe than sorry
Replies: 12
Views: 345

Re: PSU Question - Better safe than sorry

If there is a double square moulded or printed on the bottom of the psu where the label is, then NO earth should be connected - as that mark indicates the item is double insulated, and is isolated from mains earth - most of those early power supply models for home micro's fell into that category.
by Pr0f
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Compatibles Corner
Topic: a DIY home build project...
Replies: 51
Views: 10910

Re: a DIY home build project...

Hi - no not all the same thing. Q68 - is already available - FPGA based hardware emulation of the QL, and is a fantastic bit of work - it has it's own case and is not intended as an ehnancement to the Black box QL in it's original case Issue 8 - is project to produce a new motherboard for the origin...
by Pr0f
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 214
Views: 72320

Re: Happy Birthday!

Happy 52nd Dave :-)
by Pr0f
Fri Jan 10, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Keyboard Interface problem
Replies: 24
Views: 1081

Re: Keyboard Interface problem

but Minvera times out, so that may get past the F key prompt
by Pr0f
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Keyboard Interface problem
Replies: 24
Views: 1081

Re: Keyboard Interface problem

From what I remember in the Minvera source code - you can 'chain' in other keyboard drivers or programs that process the keyboard queue, and it is maybe this mechanism that's being used?
by Pr0f
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Is QDOS relocatable
Replies: 5
Views: 286

Re: Is QDOS relocatable

+1 on that - the QL used fixed addresses for the vectors it works with - although a group of the standard 68K vectors are relocatable on a per job basis. You may want to visit Dilwyns excellent site: http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/ and dowloand the QL tecnical guide - it's a heavy read - but contains all s...
by Pr0f
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QL-VGA
Replies: 33
Views: 1321

Re: QL-VGA

Nice work Marcel - is this a frame by frame doubler or a line at a time scan doubler?
by Pr0f
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Life Saver
Replies: 6
Views: 221

Re: Life Saver

NormanDunbar wrote:...- he took a massive under-dose! :):)
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And now I have to clean my laptop screen :D ROFL.