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by Derek_Stewart
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Sinclair QL with PSU Wanted
Replies: 2
Views: 680

Re: Sinclair QL with PSU Wanted

Hi,

I can supply you with a QL power supply for £10 plus postage/

Please send me a Private Message with your address details.
by Derek_Stewart
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Switch off Pointer Toolkit
Replies: 11
Views: 1447

Re: Switch off Pointer Toolkit

Hi, I have had a look at the starterkit setup programme, which setups the CF Disk from disk drive. There are 2 partitions setup by the starterkit setup programme: Partition 1: 64Mb Partition 2: 127Mb The setup programme mounts partition 1 as WIN1, using the WIN_DRIVE command: WIN_DRIVE 1,1,1 The set...
by Derek_Stewart
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: SMSQzine #7 is now available
Replies: 11
Views: 1351

Re: SMSQzine #7 is now available

Hi Tim,

In SMSQzine #7 page 6, you talk about a programme called "qlzip" to add the XTC68 compiled files to a zip archive and add the dataspace into the header.

I do seem be able to find this programme, can you tell me where it available for download.
by Derek_Stewart
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Switch off Pointer Toolkit
Replies: 11
Views: 1447

Re: Switch off Pointer Toolkit

Hi, I have a look at the boot file from the Tetroid Flash Card, if you pres CTRL-SPACE multiple times till the boot file stops. You can edit tge boot file. The start may look like this: 100 REMark General Boot file 110 : 120 LET dev$='win1_' : REMark change to suitable primary device 130 LET sys$=de...
by Derek_Stewart
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Switch off Pointer Toolkit
Replies: 11
Views: 1447

Re: Switch off Pointer Toolkit

Hi, The Tetroid Flash Card has benn formatted to load software stored there. On thw Flash Card which is called WIN1_ there is a file called boot In the boot file is a series of Superbasic commands to load applications and extensions. You might want to save a backup copy of the orginal boot file, by ...
by Derek_Stewart
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Get info when QL is ready with screen redrawing?
Replies: 9
Views: 627

Re: Get info when QL is ready with screen redrawing?

Hi, In the 1990s, I wrote some extensions to copy screen 0 to screen 1 or screen 1 to screen 0. Using the Minerva fast copy routine, detailed in the Minerva manual. I never released them, as it was a fun exercise for me to do. Of course, a section of memory could reserved to do the screen updates th...
by Derek_Stewart
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Switch off Pointer Toolkit
Replies: 11
Views: 1447

Re: Switch off Pointer Toolkit

Hi,

Just edit the boot file.

Or if you do not how, maybe post the boot file and we can suggest the best solution for you.
by Derek_Stewart
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Announcing: The way, QLiberator use the PE
Replies: 8
Views: 657

Re: Announcing: The way, QLiberator use the PE

Hi Ralf, Quite enlightening with regards to the Pointer Environment integration into Qliberator. I thought that QPTR S*Basic could be compiled with Qliberator, due passing the data required to programme the Pointer definitions. It looks now that Qliberator was programmed with QPTR in mind. I look fo...
by Derek_Stewart
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Modifying modern floppy drive for QL
Replies: 10
Views: 5710

Re: Modifying modern floppy drive for QL

Hi Davide,

The HD drive maybe designed for a PC, so the drive select will be set to DS1 which the QL will see as FLP2_

You need to change disk drive select to DS0 for FLP1_
by Derek_Stewart
Sun Jun 30, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: SMSQzine #7 is now available
Replies: 11
Views: 1351

Re: SMSQzine #7 is now available

Hi Tim,

Thank you for for an excellent magazine.

I use C68 on a Q68 works very nicely....