Making the Quantum Leap!

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Making the Quantum Leap!

Postby lcww1 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:47 pm

Hello!
Having recently acquired a QL (or three), I’ve discovered what a fantastic piece of Sinclair engineering the QL really is. I had a 48k spectrum as a kid in the 80s, and later upgraded to a 128k toastrack spectrum, but I was never able to make the leap to a QL at the time the machine was released. I now discover what I missed out on! Better late than never, I dare say. I’m finding the QL a delight to use, including the Microdrives....though I’ve just added a marvellous vDrive, which is proving very handy. I’m keen to explore the QL world further, and this forum has already given me an insight into current developments such as the Q68. I’m also keen to dabble with the QL’s built-in networking (one of the reasons, if indeed any are needed, for acquiring more than one QL). So, lots to learn!
Liam


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Re: Making the Quantum Leap!

Postby NormanDunbar » Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:09 pm

Hi Liam,

welcome to the forum. Feel free to ask questions - we're a friendly bunch here.

Cheers,
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Re: Making the Quantum Leap!

Postby dilwyn » Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:39 pm

Welcome, Liam.

In case it's of interest, there's an article about QL networking on my website, at http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/docs/articles/network.zip


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Re: Making the Quantum Leap!

Postby vanpeebles » Tue Mar 05, 2019 8:16 am

Welcome to the forum! :)


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Re: Making the Quantum Leap!

Postby Cristian » Wed Mar 06, 2019 8:09 am

This is the right place not only to learn, but also to have fun! Welcome!


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Re: Making the Quantum Leap!

Postby lcww1 » Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:05 pm

Many thanks indeed for the words of welcome :D
And my thanks to Dilwyn for the link to the networking guide - much appreciated - I hadn’t found that in my rummaging for QL info, and what a delightful read!


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Re: Making the Quantum Leap!

Postby NormanDunbar » Wed Mar 06, 2019 10:07 pm

You can lose yourself for many hours on Dilwyn's site - ask me how I know! ;)

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Re: Making the Quantum Leap!

Postby Derek_Stewart » Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:01 pm

Hi Liam,

There is so much QL information and documentation available now.

Dilwyn Jones wrote excellent information on returning to the QL, which help:

http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/gen/backtoql/backtoql.html


Regards,

Derek

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