ZXpand+ ... 3.. 2.. 1..

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jonnyb
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Re: ZXpand+ ... 3.. 2.. 1..

Post by jonnyb » Wed May 31, 2017 12:30 pm

Wooooooh - mine arrived at Lunchtime. Almost feels like Xmas again :)

Now to look down the back of the sofa for some SD cards and then not read any instructions....

Thanks Sirmorris - top work !!

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Post by AndrewL » Wed May 31, 2017 7:14 pm

My ZXPand+ is here and I can't tell you how good it feels to be my childhood self again :D

Absolutely LOVE IT thanks Sir Morris and Rich between the ZX81 and a glass of wine I see how little it takes to be in such a happy place :D :D

sb_uk
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Re: ZXpand+ ... 3.. 2.. 1..

Post by sb_uk » Wed May 31, 2017 7:26 pm

sirmorris wrote:
Mon May 29, 2017 8:56 am
So the initial shipment of boards was delivered to the post office on Saturday afternoon. Which means, due to the bank holiday here today, that they will be entering the postal system on Tuesday morning. I'll be interested to see if they make it to the UK based early adopters on Wednesday. Here's hoping :D
Mine's here! Just working out what to do with it... Will there be an updated manual?

Thanks Charlie! :)

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sirmorris
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Re: ZXpand+ ... 3.. 2.. 1..

Post by sirmorris » Wed May 31, 2017 8:07 pm

I'm afraid I'm a bit slow in updating a manual - Most of the existing manual still applies though ;)

Apart from the DELETE command which has been replaced by a new command 'ZXPAND'. It was a bit of a waste having a dedicated command to delete a file so I have made a one-command-fits all solution.

ZXPAND "DELETE [FILENAME]"
ZXPAND "RENAME [FILE1] [FILE2]"

It has some more tricks up its sleeve too, but these will have to wait a bit :D
--=== ZXpand+ ... A more moderner all-in-one upgrade solution for ZX81 ===--
* SD/MMC storage * 32K Hires-capable RAM * AY sound chip * Joystick port * Serial *
* BASIC enhancements - plug & play * Reset button * Auto-boot facility *

Moggy
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Re: ZXpand+ ... 3.. 2.. 1..

Post by Moggy » Wed May 31, 2017 8:39 pm

AndrewL wrote:
Wed May 31, 2017 7:14 pm
My ZXPand+ is here and I can't tell you how good it feels to be my childhood self again :D

Absolutely LOVE IT thanks Sir Morris and Rich between the ZX81 and a glass of wine I see how little it takes to be in such a happy place :D :D
GLASS OF WINE!!!!

A good single malt surely?
Moggy stomps off muttering about bloody lightweight kids drinking their fruity pop

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Paul
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Re: ZXpand+ ... 3.. 2.. 1..

Post by Paul » Wed May 31, 2017 8:48 pm

Don't drink and program ;)
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is.

Moggy
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Re: ZXpand+ ... 3.. 2.. 1..

Post by Moggy » Wed May 31, 2017 9:08 pm

Paul wrote:
Wed May 31, 2017 8:48 pm
Don't drink and program ;)
Says the man who drinks more scotch than me!! :lol: :lol:

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Re: ZXpand+ ... 3.. 2.. 1..

Post by Paul » Wed May 31, 2017 9:54 pm

Moggy wrote:
Wed May 31, 2017 9:08 pm
Paul wrote:
Wed May 31, 2017 8:48 pm
Don't drink and program ;)
Says the man who drinks more scotch than me!! :lol: :lol:
No Alkohol at the keyboard for me.
And my excuse is: single malt is much cheaper in Germany than in the U.K. :mrgreen:
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But, in practice, there is.

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1024MAK
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Re: ZXpand+ ... 3.. 2.. 1..

Post by 1024MAK » Wed May 31, 2017 11:21 pm

Lookie what arrived today...
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ZXpand+ from Charlie
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ZXpand+ from Charlie
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Thank you Charlie :D 8-)


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Re: ZXpand+ ... 3.. 2.. 1..

Post by nollkolltroll » Thu Jun 01, 2017 9:49 am

I am so envious, Sweden has not been graced by a delivery yet.
/Adam

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