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by Bill H
Wed Oct 23, 2013 6:37 pm
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: Can someone "decypher this"?
Replies: 18
Views: 5336

Re: Can someone "decypher this"?

The CONNECT is a form of LINE or DRAWTO command, it looks like you keep giving coordinates and then at the end you give the color. It looks like the target machine has a 640 x 200 resolution (line 470 is setting a random coordinate) which is CGA resolution and it looks like 16 colors (C being set to...
by Bill H
Wed Oct 23, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Possible Project - slightly off-topic!
Replies: 38
Views: 10712

Re: Possible Project - slightly off-topic!

If you have $600 here is a premade solution

http://www.ipcas.com/products/centronic ... inter.html
by Bill H
Tue Oct 22, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: GAMES
Topic: Coming soon... AA81
Replies: 8
Views: 2164

Re: Coming soon... AA81

Sweet!
by Bill H
Tue Oct 22, 2013 11:20 pm
Forum: Lambda 8300/ Power 3000 Lounge
Topic: Lambda 8300
Replies: 20
Views: 18428

Re: Lambda 8300

BUSRQ and BUSACK are not really important. I don't know any hardware using these signals (for DMA access only). Maybe you don't know Wilf's High Speed Interface? http://www.user.dccnet.com/wrigter/index_files/HS4.htm Siggi Did anyone ever build one of these? I was there when it was hashed out but I...
by Bill H
Tue Oct 22, 2013 11:15 pm
Forum: Development
Topic: Possible Project - slightly off-topic!
Replies: 38
Views: 10712

Re: Possible Project - slightly off-topic!

An Epson (or other printer) to pdf converter would be better. Then all you need to do is print the pdf using whatever printer is installed. There are programs that already do it

http://www.printtransform.com/conversio ... 90-104.php
by Bill H
Mon Dec 10, 2012 12:00 am
Forum: Emulators
Topic: The best ZX81 emulator for Linux?
Replies: 33
Views: 18559

Re: The best ZX81 emulator for Linux?

I didnt know you could emulate linux on a zx81! When did they make this possible and where can download it?

Bill H
by Bill H
Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:30 pm
Forum: Sinclair Misc
Topic: 2013 ZX81 Meeting?
Replies: 34
Views: 7508

Re: 2013 ZX81 Meeting?

So maybe we'll see some rare Computers there like this one: pic.twitter.com/63eoduUC ;-) Heh, actually it's not a real computer ;) it's a model from times they were developing a box/case (and name) of ZX Spectrum. :) I have probably photos of all the models before the final was chosen. :) As for th...
by Bill H
Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:39 am
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: Bug in ZXTEXT2P
Replies: 5
Views: 2167

Re: Bug in ZXTEXT2P

Actually, spaces are needed, just before and after the **. My line of basic was like this: if y<(x**2) then ..... I changed it to: if y<(x ** 2) then .... (note the space before and after the **) That worked. I guess zxtext2p likes spaces between the tokens. I'll have to tinker with it a bit more t...
by Bill H
Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:49 am
Forum: ZX BASIC
Topic: Bug in ZXTEXT2P
Replies: 5
Views: 2167

Re: Bug in ZXTEXT2P

Hi

I just used ** with no problem in zxtest2p - make sure there is no spaces

BIll H
by Bill H
Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:29 pm
Forum: WANTED
Topic: Wanted : DKTronic's keyboard for ZX81
Replies: 21
Views: 8826

Re: Wanted : DKTronic's keyboard for ZX81

I have found the magazine review, click on this link http://yourcomputeronline.wordpress.com/tag/zx-81-replacement-keyboard/ Mark I have the Kayde keyboard pictured, mines in a flimsy plastic black case though, must have been the original because the logo is embossed in it- and he is right about th...