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by Outsoft
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: What does...make QL...the QL?
Replies: 12
Views: 434

Re: What does...make QL...the QL?

For me was absolutely the concept of the SuperBasic and the Qdos, really one of the best ever system made competiting with MSDOS that was really terrible at that time. Second one the DESIGN that definetively make the history of the SINCLAIR: If really weren't used the Microdrives Ql will never see t...
by Outsoft
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Miracle Hard Drive problem (Hard Disk Replace)
Replies: 32
Views: 2560

Re: Winny problem

If I want to replace the internal hard drive which model I need? I see that the Winny mount a 3,5" Hard Drive and not a 5,25" as I suppose (not the ST-506/ST-412). I need to repair another one that I found. Thanks a lot. Best regards. Miracle hard drive supports four different drive types...
by Outsoft
Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: What does...make QL...the QL?
Replies: 12
Views: 434

What does...make QL...the QL?

His perfect line...

his wonderful Superbasic/Qdos...

his Multitask....

the Microdrive....

his concept of "open" system...

his programmers..

his price...

his community...

What? ;)
by Outsoft
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QL Microdrive External Case done!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 676

Re: QL Microdrive External Case done!!!

Derek: my AURORA is always "unbreakable"? ;)

I would like to have one a day that works and can be fitted on a real QL machine ^_^
by Outsoft
Thu Apr 12, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Miracle Super Gold card
Replies: 45
Views: 3758

Re: Miracle Super Gold card

Doug wrote:Just stumbled upon this. Great to hear an SGC clone is in the works!

Really like the trust and community spirit on this forum :)

Good luck with it Tetroid. I will no doubt be one of many eager customers!


I need one for my second Winny desktop ;)
by Outsoft
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Miracle Hard Drive problem (Hard Disk Replace)
Replies: 32
Views: 2560

Re: Winny problem

If I want to replace the internal hard drive which model I need? I see that the Winny mount a 3,5" Hard Drive and not a 5,25" as I suppose (not the ST-506/ST-412). I need to repair another one that I found. Thanks a lot. Best regards. Miracle hard drive supports four different drive types...
by Outsoft
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QL Microdrive External Case done!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 676

Re: QL Microdrive External Case done!!!

Dave wrote:If someone would like to have a free one of my Q-bucks, I'll send a review unit for free, and it can be kept. I do not expect any favorable treatment.


Me and Michele know very well what are you doing so we will be...not friendly...more than that ;)
by Outsoft
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QL Microdrive External Case done!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 676

Re: QL Microdrive External Case done!!!

" In reverse order.... Fourth:I like l'Italia, food, drink etc..." And People involved in QL stuff too ;) " Third: Not the Traco TSR 1-2450, which supplies 1 amp, but the TSR 2-2450 2 amp version." The same: Use it the 2 AMP version and is not ok too :-( " Second: I am sorry...
by Outsoft
Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QL Microdrive External Case done!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 676

Re: QL Microdrive External Case done!!!

Hi, Looks great. But I have fitted my vDrive into the QL case along with the QLSD. Thrown the Microdrives away, along with the heat sink and power regulator. I fitted a Traco DC-DC converter. But I am waiting the Tetroid replacement power supply. First: seems that Dave Park made a version that is s...
by Outsoft
Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QL Microdrive External Case done!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 676

QL Microdrive External Case done!!!

Finally Michele Perini got the permission from Rick Dickinson to publish his great work on the Sinclair QL external Microdrive unit and finish his work. Here the 3D printed files: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1wwsmviiqhvwrle/AAB6M206b1L6OEt3CzkZtOBSa?dl=0 Here the original post in our preservation gro...

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