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qwitch
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Hello from London

Postby qwitch » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:11 am

Hi all,

Just joined the ranks of QL owners, picked up a like new one form ebay. Apparently was an unwanted gift in the 80's and had never been used, I can well believe it because it is in immaculate condition.

Managed to get it up and running with a bit of messing around, will have to find a more suitable TV/Monitor but was very pleased it worked at all. Came with the original software which all worked and an additional 4 blank unformated microdrive cartridges. Will need to re-felt them before I use them properly. Only thing missing was the manual, but I've managed to pick one of those up on ebay also.

I'm sure I will have plenty of questions along the way.

Regards
Andy

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Re: Hello from London

Postby Pr0f » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:13 am

Welcome aboard... :-)


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Re: Hello from London

Postby vanpeebles » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:21 am

A warm welcome to the forum, always great to see new faces! :D


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Re: Hello from London

Postby Zarchos » Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:45 am

Bienvenu !

Welcome to this great forum !

Long live the QL(s) and their owners !



So you've got something very important to do right now ?
Why not first waste some precious minutes of your life watching some stupid videos about games and demos on the Archimedes on my YT channel ?
---> https://www.youtube.com/user/Archimedes75009
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Re: Hello from London

Postby NormanDunbar » Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:09 pm

Hi Andy,

Welcome.

For missing manuals you could have found a pdf on Dilwyn's web site, the home of the Sinclair QL Homepage. The manual is at http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/docs/ebooks/olqlug/index.htm and the whole wrbsite is at http://www.dilwyn.me.uk.

Have fun.

Cheers,
Norm.


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Re: Hello from London

Postby Whopper » Sun Dec 10, 2017 3:27 pm

Hi Andy,

Rick at RWAP Software sells RGB to SCART leads for the QL. Look in www.sellmyretro.com and search for the lead.

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