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by Timbucus
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: My First Sinclair QL
Replies: 10
Views: 1470

Re: My First Sinclair QL

I would also advise extreme care before you use any of the Cartridges in your QL - the felt pad usually fails, gets distributed in the cartridge and on the head. This causes a jam and a need to clean up - often the cartridge cannot be recovered or the tape cleaned well enough. It can also move to th...
by Timbucus
Mon May 07, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Greetings from Spain
Replies: 7
Views: 1713

Re: Greetings from Spain

Welcome - algunas se puede leer espanol tambien - malo pero puedo... todos son muy buenos aqui...

Best you stick to your excellent English though :)
by Timbucus
Mon May 07, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Random obscure survey...
Replies: 26
Views: 3062

Re: Random obscure survey...

I use a QUBIDE interface with a short cable to an SD adapter board mounted in an old MD case - wasn't sure what class that was in the survey?

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by Timbucus
Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: General QL Chat
Topic: QL 34th Anniversary new hardware.
Replies: 205
Views: 30394

Re: QL 34th Anniversary new hardware.

Put me down for a Minerva and Buck regulator! When and if you do get more mini planes made I had been toying with the idea...

Tim
by Timbucus
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: QLAN-USB Adapter - working prototype...
Replies: 50
Views: 12867

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

We are all waiting patiently for this to progress, silence is not always an indicator that people are not listening intently... I recently bought a few STM103 boards to play with (trying NUTTX RTOS for example) which look like they may support your design once the sw is in a state to release.
by Timbucus
Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive
Replies: 25
Views: 5570

Re: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive

Simone - reading the manual it will work as MDV3 you only need the vMap if you want to use it as MDV1 or 2...
by Timbucus
Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive
Replies: 25
Views: 5570

Re: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive

Get online quick - 4 QL left at the moment:

https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/details/28714
by Timbucus
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive
Replies: 25
Views: 5570

Re: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive

There are also made up ones available if people miss out on the kind offer above - I had one for my Spectrum and it works fine: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Sinclair-ZX-Spectrum-Interface-1-to-Microdrive-Connection-cable-/222099647887?hash=item33b62bad8f:g:aa4AAOSwO~hXIJMl Too short to do the under the...
by Timbucus
Thu Sep 21, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive
Replies: 25
Views: 5570

Re: vDrive ZX: emulated ZX Microdrive

I would be interested in at least one internal replacement for the QL if you decided to develop one - there is just something sad about those empty slots with faulty drives in them.
by Timbucus
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Q68 Advance Notice
Replies: 68
Views: 16002

Re: Q68 Advance Notice

Looks like I have to increase my Retro budget again! Nice design guys...