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by RWAP
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: "Mageco" disk controler. [infos, Docs wanted]
Replies: 45
Views: 3230

Re: "Mageco" disk controler. [infos, Docs wanted]

I did wonder if there was an English manual for it = but only out of interest - I have never owned one!
by RWAP
Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: "Mageco" disk controler. [infos, Docs wanted]
Replies: 45
Views: 3230

Re: "Mageco" disk controler. [infos, Docs wanted]

Thanks Didier - I didn't realise it was you on those other forums :)
by RWAP
Fri Jan 25, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: "Mageco" disk controler. [infos, Docs wanted]
Replies: 45
Views: 3230

Re: "Mageco" disk controler. [infos, Docs wanted]

Have you thought of reaching out to Cyber-PAPY on https://translate.googleusercontent.com/translate_c?anno=2&depth=1&hl=en&rurl=translate.google.com&sl=fr&sp=nmt4&tl=en&u=https://forum.system-cfg.com/viewtopic.php%3Ff%3D11%26t%3D5196%26start%3D45%26sid%3D04adf31d57abde31cc27bc0c9b64688a&xid=17259,15...
by RWAP
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: "Mageco" disk controler. [infos, Docs wanted]
Replies: 45
Views: 3230

Re: "Mageco" disk controler. [infos, Docs wanted]

Kai wrote:
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:19 am
The schematic on XavSnap was drawn by me.
Now I have the name: Didier Pous from Bordeaux. Anybody know him?
I have an email address for him - send me a PM with what you want and I will send him an email
by RWAP
Tue Jan 08, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: Murgatroyd's Revenge (1982) found and uploaded
Replies: 2
Views: 615

Re: Murgatroyd's Revenge (1982) found and uploaded

Many thanks - not come across this one before - it is a neat little game

Actual p file is now attached
by RWAP
Thu Dec 27, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX81 loading of programs not working
Replies: 25
Views: 2477

Re: ZX81 loading of programs not working

I now that some people still mix up the EAR and MIC sockets - on a ZX81 they share the same circuit (as far as I recall), which doesn't help, but you need to ensure that to load programs, the lead is plugged into the EAR socket!
by RWAP
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Making Keyboard Membranes
Replies: 14
Views: 1404

Re: Making Keyboard Membranes

Here https://www.smart-prototyping.com you can get flexible PCBs for ZX81 keyboard size for $480 for 10. That is $48 each. They make flexible pcbs down to 0.1mm. Except they are based in China - so you also have to add on US taxes and potentially import duties as well - will be close the $60 each a...
by RWAP
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Development
Topic: Making Keyboard Membranes
Replies: 14
Views: 1404

Re: Making Keyboard Membranes

I did start a discussion a few years ago about CoCo membranes but there was just not enough interest - and not helped by several different membranes in these machines. The main market seems to be in the USA and so ideally you need a manufacturer in the US because of the costs of importing them etc. ...
by RWAP
Wed Dec 19, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX81 Some keys not working
Replies: 22
Views: 1583

Re: ZX81 Some keys not working

You have a ZXpand Keyboard Membrane (blue tails). We had an issue with the bonding of the silver ink on some of these (the factory are still not sure why) so the easiest is to send you a replacement. However, it could also indicate that some of the pins inside the molex connectors are corroded or be...
by RWAP
Wed Dec 19, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: ZX81 Some keys not working
Replies: 22
Views: 1583

Re: ZX81 Some keys not working

Thanks for the pictures XavSnap - that is helpful as we can all see the keys link to the middle pin in the 5 way connector.

It will be interesting to see what the issue is....