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by Dave
Thu Jun 22, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Compatibles Corner
Topic: CST Thor 1
Replies: 62
Views: 4765

Re: CST Thor 1

As Nasta loves telling me: The QL was not designed to be backfed power. Removal of the 7812 and 7805 prevents the release of the magic smoke when you have power at the output and nothing on the input. The Thor doesn't use the microdrives so there's no need to ensure power there. From my recollection...
by Dave
Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Issue 7 QL PCB.
Replies: 16
Views: 868

Re: Wanted: Issue 7 QL PCB.

Well, those sockets are crap and I usually replace them anyway, so yes! I am just curious. Wouldn't a change of socket type or the addition of sockets where ic were soldered directly change the timing/sensibility to ripple compared to what sinclair sold originally? If so I wouldn't change these in ...
by Dave
Wed Jun 21, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Announcement - new QL Interface
Replies: 184
Views: 12793

Re: Announcement - new QL Interface

I hope you have recent backups and all your bits are safe.
by Dave
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Issue 7 QL PCB.
Replies: 16
Views: 868

Re: Wanted: Issue 7 QL PCB.

Boom! Issue 7 and repairable Issue 5 on the way. Now I have a 7 to test against and a spare Issue 5 since that seems to be the main platform. My Issue 5 is more cranky than vanpeebles when the beer delivery is late!
by Dave
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Issue 7 QL PCB.
Replies: 16
Views: 868

Re: Wanted: Issue 7 QL PCB.

Well, those sockets are crap and I usually replace them anyway, so yes! If you send me a paypal invoice to dave@sinclairql.com when you know the amount, I'll pay right away.

And you begin your search for an odd shaped box!
by Dave
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: sQLux
Replies: 7
Views: 675

Re: sQLux

Oh my giddy aunt! Controversial?
by Dave
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Wanted: Issue 7 QL PCB.
Replies: 16
Views: 868

Re: Wanted: Issue 7 QL PCB.

I'll take it. If it works, great, if not, that's my second preference.

Do you have a spare Issue 5 there too? Mine's getting cranky (also memory) and though I would get it later, if it would save a bit to ship it at the same time, I'll do it.
by Dave
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...
Replies: 31
Views: 1972

Re: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...

Hehe, nah.

Not competitive, complementary.
by Dave
Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...
Replies: 31
Views: 1972

Re: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...

Don't worry, Martyn. We'll take the pressure off with our alternate solution to this problem. ;)
by Dave
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: New QL backplane.
Replies: 49
Views: 3118

Re: New QL backplane.

Stuuuuff!

Don't ask questions! Be patient!

:P

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