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by axeman
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 491

Re: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue

With my +2A IDE I could format the card using the format command but with +2 Grey PP rom is there a way to format the card from the spectrum or do you use driveimage to initialise the card ?
by axeman
Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 491

Re: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue

However would much prefer to get the 3e rom working if possible with the 8bit interface as the menu works really well and can't see any PP equivalent.
by axeman
Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:37 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 491

Re: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue

I just tried the first half with the PP version without any second half on a 27F256 and it boots ok. The CF IDE adapter LED lights up on trying to access with 'ca h'
by axeman
Tue Mar 30, 2021 8:08 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 491

Re: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue

Might it be possible to modify the +3e roms?
by axeman
Tue Mar 30, 2021 5:41 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 491

Re: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue

Hi,

Yes the jumpers are already set for PP ROM

J0 1-2
J1 1-2
J2 1-2
by axeman
Tue Mar 30, 2021 12:03 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 491

Re: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue

No haven't made any changes. Whats involved ?
by axeman
Mon Mar 29, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 491

Re: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue

Hi again Claudius,

Hope your well.

Just sent you a msg on amibay so ignore it.

Tried PP zxcflba and zxcflbs
by axeman
Mon Mar 29, 2021 1:11 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue
Replies: 12
Views: 491

Spectrum +2 Grey 8bit IDE Issue

Hi, I've made a few 8bit simple IDE interface boards for the +2A, +2B and +3 which all work fine but I'm struggling to do the same for my +2 Grey. Tried putniks rom which boots up ok but can't get any files to display when trying the ca h command with a 512mb CF card. Tried using driveimage to initi...
by axeman
Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: Welcome Area
Topic: Hi All
Replies: 3
Views: 416

Hi All

Hi Everyone,

Original classic spectrum 48k owner back in the 80's.

Now collecting all spectrum models as well as ZX81 and QL

Done a few repairs, mods and upgrades

Looking for help now and then and providing a little advice where I can