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by Paul
Wed Feb 21, 2024 5:54 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: I've borked it
Replies: 103
Views: 2148

Re: I've borked it

(Pseudo)static RAM chips can easily be tested with a retro chip tester.
I don't know who in the UK owns one and would offer to test your chips.
I have one but living in Germany postage would be ridiculous.
by Paul
Wed Feb 14, 2024 6:25 am
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: shorten basic files saved to wespi
Replies: 5
Views: 244

Re: shorten basic files saved to wespi

I haven't checked the poke. But you have to execute NEW instead of clear. There is a way to reduce it without retyping: Reduce RAMTOP to 2K and new. Now you can load from wespi. After this execute CLS, then save again. The ZX81 collapses the screen if less than (not exactly shure) 3K of RAM is avail...
by Paul
Tue Feb 13, 2024 9:01 pm
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: shorten basic files saved to wespi
Replies: 5
Views: 244

Re: shorten basic files saved to wespi

If you want to make files for the 1k ZX81 its a good idea to lower RAMTOP before programming.
This way you get a collapsed DFile
by Paul
Wed Feb 07, 2024 12:44 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: EPROM suggestions
Replies: 19
Views: 685

Re: EPROM suggestions

No need to worry.
Zxpand disables romcs which ist used with a ROM mod.
by Paul
Wed Feb 07, 2024 10:24 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: EPROM suggestions
Replies: 19
Views: 685

Re: EPROM suggestions

On the other side deactivated listings during absence are a sign of good sellers
by Paul
Wed Feb 07, 2024 9:31 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: EPROM suggestions
Replies: 19
Views: 685

Re: EPROM suggestions

https://www.ebay.de/itm/176099977330
Is the product.
I have no experience with this seller.
I normally buy at the seller
gc_supermarket (247002) which is on holidays until 16th of February
by Paul
Wed Feb 07, 2024 7:53 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: EPROM suggestions
Replies: 19
Views: 685

Re: EPROM suggestions

There are w27c512 eeproms with EPROM pinout that I often recommend. These can often be reprogrammed and about the waste: It's the question of price per piece and not 8k against 64k. If you only want to replace the original I advise to fill the 64k with 8 times the 8k. This way it doesn't matter at w...
by Paul
Fri Feb 02, 2024 11:00 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX-WESPI - add a cheap wifi-enabled fileserver to your Zeddy!
Replies: 169
Views: 43351

Re: ZX-WESPI - add a cheap wifi-enabled fileserver to your Zeddy!

There are 7 inch vga displays that are suitable
by Paul
Fri Feb 02, 2024 10:44 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX-WESPI - add a cheap wifi-enabled fileserver to your Zeddy!
Replies: 169
Views: 43351

Re: ZX-WESPI - add a cheap wifi-enabled fileserver to your Zeddy!

This is the display driver device name.
There are several display with various sizes available.
Make sure it's 320x240.
I have a 3.2 inch which is very readable and a joy to work with. I saw 3.5 inch, but not at a reasonable price.
by Paul
Sat Jan 27, 2024 10:48 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: Spectrum Next Issue 2 Unboxing Video
Replies: 28
Views: 2977

Re: Spectrum Next Issue 2 Unboxing Video

I remember it well. :lol: