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by dilwyn
Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: My email address
Replies: 0
Views: 19

My email address

A reminder to members on here not to try to contact me on the old evans1511.fsnet.co.uk email address, as FSnet (i.e. EE/Orange) closed their email services a couple of months ago. Same applies to the old tesco.net and freeola and even soft.net addresses. PM me if you need to email me and don't know...
by dilwyn
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Lear PCB Design 7.52
Replies: 0
Views: 63

Lear PCB Design 7.52

Malcolm Lear has made available an updated v7.52 of his PCB Design program. Download from http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/graphics/index.html Malcolm says there are many improvements and refinements, so here's an extract from the REVISIONS.TXT file in the program listing major changes in recent versions: 7....
by dilwyn
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Power cut
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Re: Power cut

Backups restored, back in action.
by dilwyn
Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Vanpeebles?
Replies: 4
Views: 239

Re: Vanpeebles?

XorA wrote:https://www.timesofmalta.com/mobile/articles/view/20170717/odd-news/plane-evacuated-after-passenger-passed-gas.653485

He ha. :D
by dilwyn
Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Power cut
Replies: 2
Views: 132

Power cut

Following the 7 hour power cut here yesterday (gas workers dug up a main underground electricity cable during a heavy storm), my main PC where my QL files are located is out of action yet again, until I get time to do a full restore from backup. The website is OK this time, just that I won't be able...
by dilwyn
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Encryption problem...
Replies: 6
Views: 362

Re: Encryption problem...

XorA wrote:
SHA-2 encryption


I tried SHA-2 encryption but it made a hash of everything :mrgreen:

<sounds of Encrypted Hashed Laughter> :mrgreen:
by dilwyn
Mon Jul 03, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: RE: Q60
Replies: 5
Views: 298

Re: RE: Q60

Do you Think there will be Ever a New Q60 Computer Q60, probably no. But Peter Graf, who designed Q40 and Q60, is working on a FPGA-based computer with 68000 equivalent processor, called the Q68 which is very close to release, just the need ot finish off the last few touches to it. It has high colo...
by dilwyn
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from South Africa
Replies: 3
Views: 227

Re: Hello from South Africa

Hello all I have never had a QL, but a Spectrum. I'm going through a retro stage at this moment, since old tech is more interesting than the bland new technology which's been forced down our throats these days. My aim is to get a QL emulator up and running and play with it for a while. This place l...
by dilwyn
Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Magnentic Scrolls tapes rescued
Replies: 21
Views: 1183

Re: Magnentic Scrolls tapes rescued

I did an experiment of putting a couple of dud microdrive cartridges in my reflow oven and set them to bake at 75C for 2 hrs. They did read! ...---===* The more you know! [Edited, because "back" is not the same as "bake" Nice one, though I'm surprised 75C didn't do more damage t...
by dilwyn
Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: Magnentic Scrolls tapes rescued
Replies: 21
Views: 1183

Re: Magnentic Scrolls tapes rescued

NormanDunbar wrote:Something like this always happens! ;-)
https://xkcd.com/386/

Sums it up Norman! :D

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