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by Paul
Fri Nov 24, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Emulators
Topic: New release of EightyOne available
Replies: 123
Views: 7324

Re: New release of EightyOne available

siggi wrote:
Fri Nov 24, 2017 8:21 am
Its is much easier to run an old Zeddy than to run a much newer (old) PC :roll:
I never saw any reason to keep old windows machines. Just got rid of them.
by Paul
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Welcome Area
Topic: Hello Everyone
Replies: 5
Views: 80

Re: Hello Everyone

Hello and welcome.
What is your favorite machine?
Mine is ZX80.
Kind regards Paul
by Paul
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: A zeddy Christmas?
Replies: 6
Views: 127

Re: A zeddy Christmas?

I get a desoldering station.
by Paul
Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: DEV-SNIP #1 - Input
Replies: 26
Views: 370

Re: DEV-SNIP #1 - Input

1024MAK wrote:
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:48 pm
Testing a Kempston (or compatible) joystick interface using BASIC on a ZX Spectrum is easy. It's slightly more tricky on a Zeddy, as the program has to put a very short machine code routine in a line 1 REM line.

Mark
Or you use PowerBasic from. Math123
by Paul
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: DEV-SNIP #1 - Input
Replies: 26
Views: 370

Re: DEV-SNIP #1 - Input

Out of the box eo 1.8 with commander 2.0
by Paul
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: DEV-SNIP #1 - Input
Replies: 26
Views: 370

Re: DEV-SNIP #1 - Input

As a general question to the wider community - would it seem more useful if code was plug and play or is it reasonable to assume that an end user would modify it to their needs? I would guess that someone in the need of an input routine is a programmer... So he/she/it would modify it to their needs...
by Paul
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX81 cooling fan
Replies: 56
Views: 832

Re: ZX81 cooling fan

Actually the third pin should be used to control the speed of it. But I have no idea how... Maybe use a pic or arduino to set the speed, in relation to the internal heat. I leave it up to you which point you will measure. The downside of this again is that the pic has more processing power than the ...
by Paul
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX81 cooling fan
Replies: 56
Views: 832

Re: ZX81 cooling fan

I think about something like this :

https://www.reichelt.de/Luefterzubehoer ... ARCH=%252A
by Paul
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading
Replies: 54
Views: 1678

Re: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading

Once the female sockets are on the PCB there is no one keeping you from soldering wires there instead.
So your feature will be there automatically.
by Paul
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX81 cooling fan
Replies: 56
Views: 832

Re: ZX81 cooling fan

About the noise a das vibration :
There are rubber connector available instead of screws. Haven't seen them for a while but they work pretty good.
Maybe you can find them.
Kind regards Paul