Microdrive spinning ad infinitum...

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Re: Microdrive spinning ad infinitum...

Postby af0l » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:49 pm

Huh, I just assumed it wasn't... Will check, thanks!


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Re: Microdrive spinning ad infinitum...

Postby af0l » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:26 am

Nope, everything straight...


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Re: Microdrive spinning ad infinitum...

Postby af0l » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:29 am

In think I might have mixed up the GALs... Will check.


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Re: Microdrive spinning ad infinitum...

Postby Derek_Stewart » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:52 pm

vanpeebles wrote:I think there was an internal version of vDrive. There is also QL-SD :)


I did try to fit my vDriveQL into the QL case, but it would need alot of changes to the QL PCB behind the Microdrives. So I do mot do it.

I may look into this again, as I do not like the vDriveQL in a Microdrive case.


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Re: Microdrive spinning ad infinitum...

Postby Derek_Stewart » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:54 pm

af0l wrote:Well I just soldered together tetroids qbide :)

But it gives me black screen for now - I reall need to find an IDE device. Not so easy anymore :)

If podt a picture of each side of the board, we might be able to help.

I have soldered a few of these Tetroid boards, the main problem area is having the resistor array the correct way around.


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Re: Microdrive spinning ad infinitum...

Postby af0l » Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:39 pm

Thank you, Derek and everyone else, for your valuable input. In the end it was me again - I actually switched GAL's 1 & 2 :shock:

Now I REALLY need to find me a working IDE device. Got a DOM inbound from China, but that's weeks away...
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Re: Microdrive spinning ad infinitum...

Postby Derek_Stewart » Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:08 am

Hi,

What sort of video adapter do you use for the QL display?


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Re: Microdrive spinning ad infinitum...

Postby af0l » Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:32 am

It's just a RGB to SCART cable from the RetroComputerShack.


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Re: Microdrive spinning ad infinitum...

Postby vanpeebles » Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:06 pm

I spy an Atari Jaguar pad!


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Re: Microdrive spinning ad infinitum...

Postby af0l » Sun Oct 13, 2019 12:11 pm

vanpeebles wrote:I spy an Atari Jaguar pad!

A keen eye :D There must be several more there, it is may favorite console. There are actually two there, the one with 6 red buttons a repro Pro controller... Also, just uner it, a bit of the Jaguar CD...



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