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by Derek_Stewart
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: The Welcome Area
Topic: Hello from W. Yorks
Replies: 4
Views: 109

Re: Hello from W. Yorks

Hi, Welcome the QL Forum. New software is always welcome, there are some implementations of Forth with the source code which might help. The 3D protein model viewer, sounds interesting, there was a Molecular Graphics programme on the QL, but is located in the Quanta Library, which is only available ...
by Derek_Stewart
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 185
Views: 66902

Re: Happy Birthday!

vanpeebles wrote:Did you get any QL goodies?

Nothing QL related.

A nice jumper, some money, a infra-red measuring tool. Also got taken out to lunch at a nearby pub.
by Derek_Stewart
Tue Oct 22, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Miracle Systems Gold Card
Replies: 5
Views: 91

Re: Miracle Systems Gold Card

Hi, The mod was probably for use in a QPLANE or MPLANE, which allowed more expansions to be added to the QL. Like the Auroa, Qubide etc... But the 9v bus of the exansion which feeds into the voltage regulator, has 5v on a Qplane or Mplane system. I have only seen 1 QL with an Aurora connected direct...
by Derek_Stewart
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Menu Generator
Replies: 7
Views: 143

Re: QL Menu Generator

Hi,

I have cleaned the msnual up and translated it to English, just got to reformat the translation.
by Derek_Stewart
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: QL Menu Generator
Replies: 7
Views: 143

Re: QL Menu Generator

Hi Rich, I never used QL Menu Generator, is the source code the programme available? I have been cleaning up badly scanned manuals and OCRing the image files, using GIMP, Tesseract and Gscan2PDF, all seem to do a good job and feel an open source. I have just finished the QL Advanced User Guide, whic...
by Derek_Stewart
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: The Off-Topic Section
Topic: Happy Birthday!
Replies: 185
Views: 66902

Re: Happy Birthday!

HI,

Thanks, 61 today, do not feel that old...
by Derek_Stewart
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Miracle Systems FLP size determining algorithm known?
Replies: 14
Views: 414

Re: Miracle Systems FLP size determining algorithm known?

Further testing of ED disk images shows that they're very unreliable. It seems that the Gotek can't keep up with the data rate, at least during formatting. (QL ED disks have a higher data density/rate than the PC ED format, possibly pushing the technology to edge.) I've been asked by the Flashflopp...
by Derek_Stewart
Sun Oct 20, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Miracle Systems FLP size determining algorithm known?
Replies: 14
Views: 414

Re: Miracle Systems FLP size determining algorithm known?

From the SuperGoldCard manual (emphasis mine): The Gold Card and Super Gold Card incorporate a software fix for a problem when accessing Mitsubishi ED disk drives in the form of a number of rapid steps of the drive head. This rapid stepping of the drive head, referred to as a jiggle, when applied t...
by Derek_Stewart
Sat Oct 19, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Software & Programming
Topic: Voyage of the Beano and Tetroid with CF Card
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Re: Voyage of the Beano and Tetroid with CF Card

Hi, Just an echo of the prevoious messge... You try reading this message thread: https://qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=1629 In that message thread, I detailed how to get the game running in QPC2. But, try this: FLP_USE FDD : REMark Temporary Device for FLP DEV_USE 1,"win1_beano_" ...
by Derek_Stewart
Fri Oct 18, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: QL Emulation
Topic: Slowing down QPC 2 or uQLx to original QL speed
Replies: 3
Views: 172

Re: Slowing down QPC 2 or uQLx to original QL speed

Hi,

Is it possible to slow down the 68008 CPU?