Sinclair QL - QL-SD with vDRIVE QL

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Sinclair QL - QL-SD with vDRIVE QL

Postby genetika » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:19 am

Hi.
Is the QL-SD compatible with vDRIVE QL.
Could I use both ?
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Re: Sinclair QL - QL-SD with vDRIVE QL

Postby genetika » Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:08 pm

Thanks!

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Re: Sinclair QL - QL-SD with vDRIVE QL

Postby tofro » Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:20 pm

But don't confuse the SD cards - neither will work with the other's media.

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Re: Sinclair QL - QL-SD with vDRIVE QL

Postby mk79 » Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:33 pm

vDriveQL was the one connected to the external MDV connector, right? In case of the QL-SD variants that replace an internal MDV two pins on the MDV connector must be bridged (1&2) so that the chain isn't broken. Also I guess that afterwards vDrive QL becomes MDV2.


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Re: Sinclair QL - QL-SD with vDRIVE QL

Postby genetika » Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:44 pm

Yes, vDriveQL was the one connected to the external MDV connector.

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Re: Sinclair QL - QL-SD with vDRIVE QL

Postby Dave » Tue Apr 16, 2019 9:55 pm

QL-SD is an order of magnitude faster than vDrive. QL-SD will have forward support on many different compatible platforms, vDrive will not.

If you buy only one, buy QL-SD.


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Re: Sinclair QL - QL-SD with vDRIVE QL

Postby Derek_Stewart » Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:43 pm

Hi,

I have both QL-SD and vDriveQL on same QL, with a SGC Clone, all works great.

To make the vDriveQL more flexible, the vMapQL allows mapping of the external microdrives, that is vDriveQL to any of the internal microdrive slots.

I also have 2 Spectrum Microdrives, which connect the the vDriveQL system. Just need to make connecting cable.


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