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by redgatemodels
Thu Feb 22, 2024 10:24 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Repairing ZX Spectrum issue two
Replies: 91
Views: 15019

Re: Repairing ZX Spectrum issue two

I am currently testing my repaired ZX Spectrum and I have noticed something strange. When loading programs, the loading fails if the sound is either too quiet or too loud. If the sound is very loud, loading will not start at all. I can understand that a sound that is too quiet can be a problem, but...
by redgatemodels
Wed Feb 21, 2024 9:01 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 16K RAM Pack photos - please add yours
Replies: 23
Views: 10465

Re: 16K RAM Pack photos - please add yours

Lardo Boffin wrote: Wed Oct 23, 2019 6:13 pm I have just got hold of a dead JRS RAM pack so here are some photos of the internals.
Looks like the one I got to replace a lost childhood one is a JRS then. Kinda rings a bell that name ....

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by redgatemodels
Sat Feb 10, 2024 10:44 am
Forum: ZX Spectrum Lounge
Topic: vDrive - Microdrive hardware emulator for the ZX and QL
Replies: 7
Views: 5190

Re: vDrive - Microdrive hardware emulator for the ZX and QL

Many thanks, sounds daunting but I guess once I get the hang of it it will be okay.

I am surprised that there is no large repository of mdr files out there to download. At least I have not found one.
by redgatemodels
Sat Feb 10, 2024 8:20 am
Forum: ZX Spectrum Lounge
Topic: vDrive - Microdrive hardware emulator for the ZX and QL
Replies: 7
Views: 5190

Re: vDrive - Microdrive hardware emulator for the ZX and QL

Many thanks, I'll let you know how I get on
by redgatemodels
Thu Feb 08, 2024 7:34 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Remembering an old 16K RAM Pack
Replies: 9
Views: 1013

Re: Remembering an old 16K RAM Pack

Can't disagree :D
by redgatemodels
Thu Feb 08, 2024 6:17 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Remembering an old 16K RAM Pack
Replies: 9
Views: 1013

Re: Remembering an old 16K RAM Pack

OK arrived today, here's some pics
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Sadly no names, numbers etc on the pcbs. As far as my memory serves this is what I had as a child, minus the strip of closed cell foam to hold it steady against the zeddy case
by redgatemodels
Tue Feb 06, 2024 6:21 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Remembering an old 16K RAM Pack
Replies: 9
Views: 1013

Re: Remembering an old 16K RAM Pack

Will do
by redgatemodels
Mon Feb 05, 2024 10:26 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Remembering an old 16K RAM Pack
Replies: 9
Views: 1013

Re: Remembering an old 16K RAM Pack

Think I've just bought what I had, just over 16 quid too 😁
by redgatemodels
Sun Feb 04, 2024 9:56 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue 4B - I created myself the problem
Replies: 29
Views: 3623

Re: Issue 4B - I created myself the problem

You will only need a deeper case top building, all those curves though!
by redgatemodels
Sun Feb 04, 2024 5:09 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Issue 4B - I created myself the problem
Replies: 29
Views: 3623

Re: Issue 4B - I created myself the problem

Plus cases come up quite often on ebay, pots more room inside if you don’t particularly want the original style. Otherwise you might need to pick up an original ULA.