[Ql-Users] 2Q2A

2010-11-30 Thread Lee Privett
Does anyone know if QPAC II is still about and if so any idea where I can get it? I cant even remember what it is, other than than a a PE system. Many thanks for any replies. Lee P. ___ QL-Users Mailing List http://www.q-v-d.demon.co.uk/smsqe.htm

Re: [Ql-Users] ping

2010-12-04 Thread Lee Privett
yep On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 8:27 AM, Michael Grunditz michael.grund...@gmail.com wrote: Hi I never see my own mails to this list , do they reach the list ? /Michael ___ QL-Users Mailing List http://www.q-v-d.demon.co.uk/smsqe.htm

[Ql-Users] Question from a re-newbie

2010-12-09 Thread Lee Privett
arrow direction taps to get there. Any ideas? Lee Privett ___ QL-Users Mailing List http://www.q-v-d.demon.co.uk/smsqe.htm

Re: [Ql-Users] M$ Haiku Poetry

2010-12-10 Thread Lee Privett
I would much rather see helpful messages that are progressive, reponsive and add character in a AI type of way especially when you you repeat mistakes in any one session for example; SMSQ/e Action: [LOAD WIN1_FRED_BAS] Error: not found Action: [LOAD WIN1_FRED_BAS] again Error: still not

[Ql-Users] Here is something interesting to try with SMSQ/e

2010-12-15 Thread Lee Privett
Having playing around with setting up windows the old fashioned way (program submitted in the future) I came across this bug (feature)! try this first WM_BORDER 25, 1026 and even edged 3d type border now try this WM_BORDER 0,1026 Enjoy, Lee

Re: [Ql-Users] Question from a re-newbie

2010-12-17 Thread Lee Privett
...@rwapservices.co.uk writes On 09/12/2010 15:31, Tobias Fröschle wrote: Am 09.12.2010 15:50, schrieb Rich Mellor: On 09/12/2010 14:44, Lee Privett wrote: Ed (Toolkit II) is a great editor but in coming back to the QL I would have thought someone would have come up with a couple of useful tweaks by now

Re: [Ql-Users] Qprint was Snow and mail

2010-12-22 Thread Lee Privett
I found the font you are using a bit spicy :) Sent from my iPad On 22 Dec 2010, at 21:08, Billy bill.wa...@btinternet.com wrote: To get back on subject, I find retirement not quite the financial challenge I feared and hope to contact Jochen to resubscribe QLToday soon. I'm sure Jochen

[Ql-Users] Xmas Present

2010-12-23 Thread Lee Privett
boot up sequence takes over 10 minutes so this has been edited down for aesthetic purposes. Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 ___ QL-Users Mailing List

[Ql-Users] 2011 for the QL

2010-12-31 Thread Lee Privett
Happy New Year to everyone Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 ___ QL-Users Mailing List http://www.q-v-d.demon.co.uk/smsqe.htm

Re: [Ql-Users] Sir Clive Sinclair today on TV

2011-01-03 Thread Lee Privett
Homer should know after all this time where the 'any key' is On 3 Jan 2011, at 18:52, Tony Firshman wrote: Norman Dunbar wrote, on 3/Jan/11 16:19 | Jan3: On 03/01/11 16:07, Rich Mellor wrote: Ermm. Of course, if he could access the website or send an email, he wouldn't need the

[Ql-Users] Question

2011-01-10 Thread Lee Privett
10 AT 10,20 PRINT FRED 20 PRINT LOCX : remark this would return 1 (or 0) 30 PRINT LOCY: remark this would return 11 Thanks Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2

Re: [Ql-Users] Question

2011-01-10 Thread Lee Privett
thanks guys Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: gdgqler gdgq...@gmail.com To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Monday, January 10, 2011 3:26 PM Subject: Re: [Ql

Re: [Ql-Users] QL SD/MMC-Card interface survey (Peter)

2011-01-11 Thread Lee Privett
and the other as removable storage, how cool is that. Hmmmn maybe getting a little carried away now. Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: thorsten herbert thorsten_herb

Re: [Ql-Users] QL SD/MMC-Card interface survey (Peter)

2011-01-11 Thread Lee Privett
and the other as removable storage, how cool is that. Hmmmn maybe getting a little carried away now. Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: thorsten herbert

[Ql-Users] scale and drawing on the QL

2011-01-16 Thread Lee Privett
if anyone else had writen anything on it or if anyone had any comments? Many thanks Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 ___ QL-Users Mailing List http

Re: [Ql-Users] scale and drawing on the QL

2011-01-16 Thread Lee Privett
thanks Rich Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: Rich Mellor r...@rwapservices.co.uk To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Sunday, January 16, 2011 3:03 PM Subject: Re

Re: [Ql-Users] QL SD/MMC-Card interface survey

2011-01-17 Thread Lee Privett
to be copied across to the new storage medium. Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] QL SD/MMC-Card interface survey --- On Mon, 17/1/11, Peter pg...@q40.de wrote: To those who

Re: [Ql-Users] Programming project request...

2011-01-24 Thread Lee Privett
and then move on to other stuff like 'pong'. Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: Plastic plasticu...@gmail.com To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Sunday, January 23

Re: [Ql-Users] Programming project request...

2011-01-24 Thread Lee Privett
combinations to see if I can narrow it down. Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: gdgqler gdgq...@gmail.com To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Monday, January 24, 2011 11

Re: [Ql-Users] Programming project request...

2011-01-24 Thread Lee Privett
Ok, I didn't understand most of whats being said here, other than 'fit it all in an QL' and 'ARM', the first sounds exciting the second would have a certain person spinning in their grave if 1. they were in one and 2. if it was implemented :-) Lee Privett

Re: [Ql-Users] Finally a reply

2011-01-28 Thread Lee Privett
I agree, but to get new blood you need to reach out to new blood first, I dont see that happening at the moment :( Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 Snip My view is that Quanta is still

Re: [Ql-Users] Finally a reply

2011-01-28 Thread Lee Privett
, then there would be 176 more people doing that than I am aware of, and I dont see what harm it would do. Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: peet vanpeebles

[Ql-Users] Sinclair Picture

2011-01-28 Thread Lee Privett
I have two pics from the recent article in Metro about Sir Clives C5 and tried to send them on here but restricted by a file size and I cannot make them any smalle without loss of detail. Any idea where could put them for the benefit of others? Lee Privett

Re: [Ql-Users] Sinclair Picture

2011-01-28 Thread Lee Privett
Will do and also there are now here temporarilly http://tinypic.com/r/euhixv/7 http://tinypic.com/r/2rd8ebo/7 and on the forum here http://www.qlforum.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=12t=80 Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP

Re: [Ql-Users] What would you most like to see in a new versionof QDOSMSQ?

2011-01-28 Thread Lee Privett
replaced by USB2 or USB3 connector, the microdrive with an SD card slot, net1 and net1 3.5 sockets replaced by audio in and out and QDOSMSQ is a plugin flashrom, I dont see what the problem is :-) Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running

Re: [Ql-Users] QL On A Stick

2011-01-28 Thread Lee Privett
Yep Dilwyn's site has the links for QLAY http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/emu/index.html and I used QLAY in a DOSBOX being emulated on the iPad but very slowly :-( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzK5xU1BbBw Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop

Re: [Ql-Users] QL On A Stick

2011-01-30 Thread Lee Privett
(for Dilwyn) I have a ASUS netbook (one of the first to come out) running a derivitive of Linux, no hard drive to speak of, no CD, just SD and USB, if I send you a USB stick I can try it out that way? Lee Privett - Sent from my

Re: [Ql-Users] Reality Check

2011-02-02 Thread Lee Privett
ideas for projects already going on in this email/forum and should be supported, by raising the subscription then the focus can be made towards that and supporting the shortfall. Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP

Re: [Ql-Users] Reality Check

2011-02-03 Thread Lee Privett
either. So my question is are there enough QL users out there to warrant additional hardware projects? and if not, what else can the QL be used for in its current format? Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL

Re: [Ql-Users] Reality Check

2011-02-03 Thread Lee Privett
This might help though, so Qubide still an option? http://www.amazon.co.uk/IDE-SATA-Bi-Directional-Adapter/dp/B000YSMBSW Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 This would be fantastic

[Ql-Users] New Name

2011-02-04 Thread Lee Privett
at this was the OGL 2020 (as everything has to have a number) OGL stands for One Giant Leap (as the QL was a small step for man) and 2020 is the year it was likely to come out (he said looking at watch), any other offers? Lee Privett - Sent from

Re: [Ql-Users] Reality Check

2011-02-04 Thread Lee Privett
ooh look here http://www.qlforum.co.uk/download/file.php?id=28mode=view Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 I would venture - more beneficial would be the USB port, lots and lots of USB HDD

Re: [Ql-Users] IDE versus SD card

2011-02-04 Thread Lee Privett
Yes apparently, but dont you think this looks even better? http://www.qlforum.co.uk/download/file.php?id=33mode=view Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 Have you no *real* work to get

[Ql-Users] Uses for the SD card replacement

2011-02-04 Thread Lee Privett
and test it or run it on my retro arcade machine if it has the SD slot. I'm sure others would consider this also. Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2

Re: [Ql-Users] USBWiz Driver Update

2011-02-07 Thread Lee Privett
Well I am definately interested in purchasing such a device, have you considered putting this forward to the Quanta Commitee to get it off the ground commercially? Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL

Re: [Ql-Users] Approaches to parsing in SuperBASIC

2011-02-07 Thread Lee Privett
have to write. Secondly I consider myself a dab hand Photoshopping images, if you like I can redo the front cover to much better standard? Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original

Re: [Ql-Users] Approaches to parsing in SuperBASIC

2011-02-07 Thread Lee Privett
Sure Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: Malcolm Lear malc...@essex.ac.uk To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Monday, February 07, 2011 12:41 PM Subject: Re: [Ql

Re: [Ql-Users] Game idea...

2011-02-08 Thread Lee Privett
Hey I got a great idea based on graphical lines etc. what about a TRON light cycle game playing against the computer but where the computer doesn't cheat against the human player? Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP

Re: [Ql-Users] GWASS is updated

2011-02-09 Thread Lee Privett
) Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: Tony Firshman t...@firshman.co.uk To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2011 7:05 PM Subject: Re: [Ql-Users

Re: [Ql-Users] New QL

2011-02-09 Thread Lee Privett
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Re: [Ql-Users] New QL

2011-02-10 Thread Lee Privett
at that point so no further luck I'm afraid. I' read a bit more on the website to see if any more fruitful. Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: Marcel Kilgus ql-us

Re: [Ql-Users] Approaches to parsing in SuperBASIC

2011-02-10 Thread Lee Privett
Malcolm, I have the front cover ready in two versions and two formats native Illustrator and SVG OK to send them to your Essex email? Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message

Re: [Ql-Users] (M)ICE

2011-02-10 Thread Lee Privett
Rich, the manual says to double click (the spacebar) on the MDV1_ icon, I tried it and it does. It is the same for file icons that then comeup in the window, I haven't worked out what ICICLE is yet though. Lee Privett - Sent from my

Re: [Ql-Users] Approaches to (lots of things!) in SuperBASIC

2011-02-11 Thread Lee Privett
QPC2 reports HBA for ver$ Minerva 198 reports JSL1 Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: Plastic plasticu...@gmail.com To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Friday

Re: [Ql-Users] Approaches to (lots of things!) in SuperBASIC

2011-02-11 Thread Lee Privett
*Basic is slow and a low priority at the moment. If you want the QuickBasic version I am happy to provide. Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: Plastic plasticu

Re: [Ql-Users] Approaches to (lots of things!) in SuperBASIC

2011-02-11 Thread Lee Privett
sprites as the are likely to be able to go 'off screen'. Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: Plastic plasticu...@gmail.com To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Friday

Re: [Ql-Users] Approaches to (lots of things!) in SuperBASIC

2011-02-11 Thread Lee Privett
Ah this is a far better approach idea than mine, well done Rich! Lee Privett - Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 - Original Message - From: Rich Mellor r...@rwapservices.co.uk To: ql-us...@q-v

[Ql-Users] Auto Running

2011-02-11 Thread Lee Privett
Does anyone know if there are any hardware links or software mods that can bypass the F1/F2 option on the original QL? Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2

Re: [Ql-Users] Back on the list...

2011-02-11 Thread Lee Privett
Hi Jimmy, welcome back, are you saying you are looking to do some upgrade or something similar to your QL emulator(s)? Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2

[Ql-Users] Hardware question

2011-02-12 Thread Lee Privett
/manufactured. This is all for the original QL of course. Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2

Re: [Ql-Users] Hardware question

2011-02-12 Thread Lee Privett
the F1/F2 choice and just to if F2 has been pressed so that it finishes off the sequence as in TV mode and looks for a boot file or will it just load in extensions from the memory locations in the EPROM? Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop

Re: [Ql-Users] Hardware question

2011-02-12 Thread Lee Privett
I have only ever seen the Minerva ROM in emulation packages, is it an actual ROM I can get hold off and replace the JS/JM type or is it a little more complicated than that? Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP

Re: [Ql-Users] Hardware question

2011-02-12 Thread Lee Privett
So I need to look out for a Gc, SGC or Minerva conversion kit, haven't seen those on eBay or sell my retro any other places? Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2

Re: [Ql-Users] Hardware question

2011-02-13 Thread Lee Privett
? Lee Privett ¦¦ ha Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 ¦¦ - Original Message - From: Peter Graf To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com

Re: [Ql-Users] [QL-USAers] USA QLs...

2011-02-13 Thread Lee Privett
Refreshingly nicely styled website for the QL, Dave. Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 ¦¦ - Original Message - From

Re: [Ql-Users] Hardware question

2011-02-13 Thread Lee Privett
as I said, one can never *really* escape the QL scene. Ok Tony, not sure what you mean by that, are you saying you may be making some more? Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2

Re: [Ql-Users] Hardware question

2011-02-13 Thread Lee Privett
the hardware for erasing and burning the EPROM. Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 ¦¦ - Original Message - From: Malcolm Cadman

Re: [Ql-Users] The Spring 2011 QL Survery

2011-02-14 Thread Lee Privett
beep beep Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 ¦¦ - Original Message - From: Timothy Swenson To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com

Re: [Ql-Users] The Spring 2011 QL Survery

2011-02-14 Thread Lee Privett
to combination press to get the equivalent. But, the QL keys feel nicer to the touch go figure. I am also reminded of If it looks like a sausage, feels like a sausage, tastes and smells like a sausage then... Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from

Re: [Ql-Users] Hardware question

2011-02-14 Thread Lee Privett
Some more Minerva MKII upgrades which replaces the standard QL ROMs (a small circuit board and new ROM) with real-time clock and I2C interface. :roll: Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2

[Ql-Users] Remote Programming

2011-02-14 Thread Lee Privett
Is it possible to enter S*Basic lines of code remotely? I naively tried this and obviously it didn't work, but is there a way? In the #0 window typing this: PRINT #2, 10 REMark this is the first line Displays ok in window but isn't really there and I have tried a range of derivatives Lee

Re: [Ql-Users] Hardware question

2011-02-14 Thread Lee Privett
Excellent, thanks Tony Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 ¦¦ - Original Message - From: Tony Firshman To: ql-us

Re: [Ql-Users] Outputting from QPC to HTML

2011-02-14 Thread Lee Privett
in to the icon and it displays them in HTML formatted as well. If you want to go this route I will try and find out where from or alternatively I can send it to you. Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using

Re: [Ql-Users] Outputting from QPC to HTML

2011-02-14 Thread Lee Privett
file from its own documents they are full of unnecessary rubbish Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 ¦¦ - Original Message

Re: [Ql-Users] [QL-Users] Schematics...

2011-02-15 Thread Lee Privett
*lol* It took me a few seconds to realise that *crickets* was not the only schematic you had, I kept wondering why on earth someone would call a schematic 'crickets' DOH! Lee Privett ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP

Re: [Ql-Users] The Spring 2011 QL Survery

2011-02-16 Thread Lee Privett
Can I suggest that for any survey done in the future that the QL community are notified through as many channels as possible well in advance so that timing of other such initiatives can be self-regulated or coordinate. For example if two or three main surveys a year are planned, then even if

[Ql-Users] DivIDE

2011-02-16 Thread Lee Privett
I note on Rich's website RWAP a clever little interface for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum called DivIDE it is an interface allowing a hard disk and a compact flash card to be simultaneously connected to Spectrum port at the back of the device, has no one ever considered this for the QL? A similar

Re: [Ql-Users] The Spring 2011 QL Survery

2011-02-16 Thread Lee Privett
Are you saying I have a forceful character with a strong personality? if so you need to speak to my other half so that she is more informed... oh... wait... sorry have been told to get off the my computer and stop playing oh ! apparently its not my computer...anymore... Lee

Re: [Ql-Users] QL System information

2011-02-17 Thread Lee Privett
and here http://www.rwapadventures.com/ql_wiki/index.php?title=QPlane Lee ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop running XP but emulating the QL using QPC2 ¦¦ - Original Message

Re: [Ql-Users] QL System information

2011-02-17 Thread Lee Privett
Might want to take a gander at some QL add-ons from this site, makes interesting viewing, some of them I wouldn't mind getting but alas! http://www.binarydinosaurs.co.uk/museum/sinclair/ql/addons.php Lee ¦¦ Sent from my Laptop

Re: [Ql-Users] Looking for inspiration: Death by MT.CJOB

2011-02-18 Thread Lee Privett
Excellent Adrian, glad to se you making progress, sorry couldn't make any suggestions, machine code like my partners Greek is a language I have great difficulty with understanding. Lee - Original Message - From: Adrian Ives To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Friday, February 18,

[Ql-Users] Emulator options

2011-02-19 Thread Lee Privett
Emulators such as QL2K allow various QL ROMs to be preloaded by linking them to the relevant file, does anyone know if is possible to link to a set of extensions this way instead waiting for them to be LRESPR in a BOOT program? Lee - Back to the QL-

Re: [Ql-Users] [ql-users] Backplanes...

2011-02-21 Thread Lee Privett
All this talk is making hunger for an SGC not having seen or used before, are there really none out there or not ever being made? Lee - Back to the QL- On 22/02/2011 00:12, Dave Park wrote: On Feb 21, 2011, at 2:02 PM, Tony Firshmant...@firshman.co.uk wrote: And, have a good

[Ql-Users] Memory

2011-02-22 Thread Lee Privett
I have a JM basic system and I am trying to check the memory it has before and after I plug the expanderam card in. No joy as far as I can determine, keywords in QDOS but I seem to remember a Peek somewhere, anyone? Lee - Back to the QL- ___

Re: [Ql-Users] Memory

2011-02-22 Thread Lee Privett
Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] Memory peek_l(163872) I believe contains address of end of RAM. /Petri On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Lee Privett lee.priv...@gmail.com wrote: I have a JM basic system and I am trying to check the memory it has before and after I plug the expanderam card in. No joy

Re: [Ql-Users] [ql-users] Backplanes...

2011-02-22 Thread Lee Privett
There is also documentation on backplane power adapter (I think) on Dilwyns web here http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/docs/manuals/qplane.zip from here http://www.dilwyn.me.uk/docs/manuals/index.html#qlmanual Lee - Back to the QL- - Original Message - From: David Tubbs To:

Re: [Ql-Users] 57 images of dismantling a Sinclair ZX-81.

2011-02-23 Thread Lee Privett
I liked the following comment by one observer and couldn't put it better myself Those were great times before the internet and IBM-compatibles distracted us from real computing. One of Dave's survey questions asked about the internet and although it is a useful resource, I have lost many an

Re: [Ql-Users] 57 images of dismantling a Sinclair ZX-81.

2011-02-23 Thread Lee Privett
Maybe I wanted to remain ignorant :-) Lee - Back to the QL- - Original Message - From: Tony Firshman To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 9:20 AM Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] 57 images of dismantling a Sinclair ZX-81. Lee Privett wrote, on 23/Feb/11 08

Re: [Ql-Users] Ranting: A Story of two Operating Systems

2011-02-23 Thread Lee Privett
Oh dear you fell for Rich's QDOS trap 2, caugt mt.cm job look @ RWap Site loop Lee - Back to the QL- - Original Message - From: gdgqler To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 11:52 AM Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] Ranting: A Story of two Operating Systems

Re: [Ql-Users] 57 images of dismantling a Sinclair ZX-81.

2011-02-23 Thread Lee Privett
Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 6:23 PM Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] 57 images of dismantling a Sinclair ZX-81. On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 2:46 AM, Lee Privett lee.priv...@gmail.com wrote: I really do not know many benefits of the QL having full access to the 'web' compared to other more

Re: [Ql-Users] 57 images of dismantling a Sinclair ZX-81.

2011-02-23 Thread Lee Privett
at 12:52 PM, Lee Privett lee.priv...@gmail.com wrote: Pressing priorities like getting my current real QL(s) up to a standard that substantially exceeded my 84/85 version (which was a handmade internally expanded to 640K machine and that was it) so that I can get the remainder

Re: [Ql-Users] 57 images of dismantling a Sinclair ZX-81.

2011-02-23 Thread Lee Privett
. On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 1:11 PM, Lee Privett lee.priv...@gmail.com wrote: see there is another thing, if only I had JS ROMs :( The card I'm proposing could hold a 128KByte or 256KByte PROM. By manually switching one (128K) or two (256K) Address lines, I can manipulate any 64K block

Re: [Ql-Users] Qemulator download

2011-02-23 Thread Lee Privett
It also had me going for a while looking at the ICE MICE screens seeing 'by D Jones' only to find later the name of the author was David in the documentation anyway. Lee - Back to the QL- - Original Message - From: Dilwyn Jones To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Wednesday,

Re: [Ql-Users] The Spring 2011 QL Survery

2011-02-23 Thread Lee Privett
Dilwyn, this is quite funny, its like we are having a final summary of the last two weeks Lee - Back to the QL- - Original Message - From: Dilwyn Jones To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2011 8:16 PM Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] The Spring 2011 QL Survery

Re: [Ql-Users] The Spring 2011 QL Survery

2011-02-23 Thread Lee Privett
Don't lurk, its been quite entertaining, more please :) Lee - Back to the QL- - Original Oops, sorry, just catching up. I'll go away and lurk now... Dilwyn Jones ___ QL-Users Mailing List http://www.q-v-d.demon.co.uk/smsqe.htm

[Ql-Users] Micro men

2011-02-24 Thread Lee Privett
BBC Four tonight at 21:00 to 22:25 are repeating Micro Men for those who are interested Lee - Back to the QL- ___ QL-Users Mailing List http://www.q-v-d.demon.co.uk/smsqe.htm

Re: [Ql-Users] Sandy SuperDisk / SuperQBoard.

2011-02-27 Thread Lee Privett
Here is one interesting part of the documentation from Dilwyns site (thanks for pointing this out Keith) as you can see it mentions three ICs needed to get the mouse working and a small fee... Adding a Mouse to an Issue 3 SuperQboard I have now managed

Re: [Ql-Users] The First Survey - Results!

2011-03-01 Thread Lee Privett
Heck, next thing you'll be saying is 'do away with a postal one altogether make it all electronic and then Monthly!' :) Lee - Back to the QL- - Original Message - From: David Tubbs To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 5:49 PM Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] The

Re: [Ql-Users] The First Survey - Results!

2011-03-01 Thread Lee Privett
Noel Edmonds found that out to his shame with 'Gotcha Oscars' So how about the Cue Ella's Lee - Back to the QL- Also, how about an annual award ceremony for best new h/w, software, utility, lifetime achievement awards - so we can all pat ourselves on the back? *grins* Heck, I might

Re: [Ql-Users] The First Survey - Results!

2011-03-01 Thread Lee Privett
Ladies and Gentlemen its the 'QLimb that Mountain' Awards 2011 Lee - Back to the QL- - Original Message - From: David Tubbs To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 5:03 PM Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] The First Survey - Results! Suggestions Qlutz of the year

Re: [Ql-Users] The First Survey - Results!

2011-03-01 Thread Lee Privett
Mind you is does depend on how you would treat the awards, as prestigious or turkeys The 'Clive's C5s' has nice ring to it but not necessarily a good connotation Lee - Back to the QL- Also, how about an annual award ceremony for best new h/w, software, utility, lifetime achievement

Re: [Ql-Users] scale and drawing on the QL

2011-03-02 Thread Lee Privett
Just for info, Jan Jones' book QL Basic has appeared on eBay for anyone interested http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/QL-SuperBASIC-Definitive-Handbook-Sinclair-QL-Book-/290539469876?pt=UK_VintageComputing_RLhash=item43a5807c34#ht_500wt_1156 Lee - Back to the QL- - Original Message - From:

[Ql-Users] Medic board

2011-03-10 Thread Lee Privett
The one I have has 256K ram on it and I might fire it up to see if it working at the weekend, Tony I would appreciate a circuit diagram especially if it doesn't work. It has a power lead off the board with a rather decoupling capacitor across the supply, no sign of a voltage regulator though.

Re: [Ql-Users] Medic board

2011-03-10 Thread Lee Privett
Absolutely, I will do an EPROM dump and release it here on a combination of conditions, 1 If I can get the board working, 2 Or if I can get the EPROM(?) out of their sockets and into something else that will allow me to 'dump' in, 3 If I knew how to 'dump it' in the first place, I believe I

Re: [Ql-Users] Medic board

2011-03-10 Thread Lee Privett
Of the three large chips, one is an EPROM 2764(middle), the one below is an 8059 or WD1770 and the largest chip is marked as a 4500A. The memory chips are M5K4164 and I suppose that filling the other 8 empty sockets with same would increase the memory to a maximum of 512K the standard for the

Re: [Ql-Users] Medic board

2011-03-10 Thread Lee Privett
Harvey-Smith To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2011 11:34 PM Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] Medic board On 10/03/2011 23:24, Lee Privett wrote: Of the three large chips, one is an EPROM 2764(middle), the one below is an 8059 or WD1770 That'll be the disk controler, WD1770, I

Re: [Ql-Users] QL replacements - state of play...

2011-03-11 Thread Lee Privett
I am just wondering how big or small this project would be, not in terms of time and mountains to climb, but physically. I would like to see it fit inside something like a QL, Amiga, Atari or even laptop style case just for the hell of it. There is a difference between a system you can shove

Re: [Ql-Users] Ser-USB on Minerva

2011-03-13 Thread Lee Privett
Absolutely Lee - Back to the QL- - Original Message - From: Norman Dunbar To: ql-users@lists.q-v-d.com Sent: Sunday, March 13, 2011 9:21 AM Subject: Re: [Ql-Users] Ser-USB on Minerva On 12/03/11 17:20, Dave Park wrote: I just want to repeat that the idea of an

[Ql-Users] Yahoo Groups

2011-03-14 Thread Lee Privett
Can someone cast their memory back a few weeks, myself and another applied to join Nasta's QL Yahoo Group to access something but now that I have got access, I cannot remember what we were supposed to be looking for..oohh look a shiny new ring, my precious Lee - Back to the QL-

Re: [Ql-Users] Yahoo Groups

2011-03-14 Thread Lee Privett
- From: Lee Privett To: ql-us...@q-v-d.com Sent: Monday, March 14, 2011 10:29 PM Subject: Yahoo Groups Can someone cast their memory back a few weeks, myself and another applied to join Nasta's QL Yahoo Group to access something but now that I have got access, I cannot remember what

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