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by diskman
Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: Saved programs too noisy
Replies: 13
Views: 5319

Re: Saved programs too noisy

Make sure you are using a MONO cable between the computer and tape player. Also, try running the tape on batteries if it can. You may be getting mains noise. Seconding the moving as far from the CRT as possible.
by diskman
Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: Load programs via PC to TS1000
Replies: 3
Views: 3577

Re: Load programs via PC to TS1000

Heh. Thats a video I made the other day! I too just discovered OTLA while browsing YouTube videos on the 1000/ZX81. Some guy was using it. Some quick tips on using OTLA I have found. Your source PC/Laptop MUST have enough audio output for the program to load. My EEEPC and newer Lenovo laptop don't s...
by diskman
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading
Replies: 153
Views: 45543

Re: Improving Timex/Sinclair Tape Loading

Any life in this project still? Was anyone able to build a working one? I just placed a Jameco order to build one. Will breadboard it first.
by diskman
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: O.T.L.A. (high speed loader) works for me too !
Replies: 5
Views: 7293

Re: O.T.L.A. (high speed loader) works for me too !

I know Im replying to a 9 year old thread... Any chance you have the circuit for your hardware amp?? lol. Wishing..
by diskman
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:27 pm
Forum: WANTED
Topic: SD card reader for ZX81
Replies: 14
Views: 5641

Re: SD card reader for ZX81

There is also renewed ZX1541 on the market which works with any SD2IEC well. I ordered my ZX1541 a few weeks ago. It should arrive in a week or so! I plan on using one of my many real 1541 drives. lol. I have an SD2IEC and PI1541 available, but feel that actual floppies on the T/S 1000 would be awe...
by diskman
Tue Feb 11, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: WANTED
Topic: WANTED: Working T/S 1500
Replies: 0
Views: 5202

WANTED: Working T/S 1500

After purchasing a "working" (read dead) T/S 1500 on fleabay, I am looking for a working one. Anyone have a working one they would be willing to part with for reasonable? Im in the US. Zipcode 57055. South Dakota. PayPal available etc etc.
by diskman
Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Reversible 16K RAM
Replies: 11
Views: 3106

Re: Reversible 16K RAM

Wellp.. My "RAM" arrived from China today. WRONG chips. I am not the proud owner of 10 "ATMEGA328P" chips.. wheeeeeee No 16K for my T/S 1000s.. No sir.

lame
by diskman
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Reversible 16K RAM
Replies: 11
Views: 3106

Re: Reversible 16K RAM

I ordered some HM62256ALP-10s this AM with 28 pin dual-swipe sockets. If there is interest, I will sell them in the states as I ordered a few. Now I get to wait.. And wait... And wait...
by diskman
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Reversible 16K RAM
Replies: 11
Views: 3106

Re: Reversible 16K RAM

Now to find a source of HM62256ALP chips that wont take a month to arrive.. :)
by diskman
Mon May 06, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: NOOO.. My just arrived TS 1500 is flakey!
Replies: 10
Views: 2152

Re: NOOO.. My just arrived TS 1500 is flakey!

Seller took it back and refunded everything...