New release of EightyOne available

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Re: New release of EightyOne available

Post by 1024MAK » Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:01 am

Sounds good 8-)

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Re: New release of EightyOne available

Post by McKlaud » Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:01 am

I will give it a try in the lunch break in the office tomorrow, because at home I don't have any Windows based machine around.
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Re: New release of EightyOne available

Post by ab9ms » Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:53 am

Thanks for the ts2068 keyboard. One correction, the SYMBL U key should be OR instead of ON.

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Re: New release of EightyOne available

Post by Fruitcake » Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:58 am

ab9ms wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:53 am
Thanks for the ts2068 keyboard. One correction, the SYMBL U key should be OR instead of ON.
Version 1.12 is now available. It corrects this and a few other minor errors in the newly added keyboard images. It now also displays the ZX80's Integral Functions list alongside its keyboard image.

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Re: New release of EightyOne available

Post by Crayon21 » Thu Nov 22, 2018 2:56 am

is it common for the screen to blink when you're typing on the zx81?

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Re: New release of EightyOne available

Post by mrtinb » Thu Nov 22, 2018 4:03 am

When you’re in FAST mode: Yes.
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Re: New release of EightyOne available

Post by Crayon21 » Thu Nov 22, 2018 9:36 pm

what about the default mode when it boots up? :?:

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Re: New release of EightyOne available

Post by Moggy » Thu Nov 22, 2018 10:00 pm

It boots in slow mode.

As Martin says the blinking should only be apparent when switched into fast mode.

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Re: New release of EightyOne available

Post by Crayon21 » Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:04 pm

looks like I need a new version :)

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Re: New release of EightyOne available

Post by 1024MAK » Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:41 am

Note that it is only the ZX81 / TS1000 / TS1500 that have a “SLOW” “display and compute” mode.

The earlier ZX80 only has “FAST” mode.

With a ZX80, and with a ZX81 / TS1000 / TS1500 in FAST mode, the computer will only generate a display picture if BASIC is waiting for keyboard input from the user, or if the program is PAUSEd. Whenever BASIC is processing a command, dealing with an input, or running a program, it will stop generating the screen display, so the video display will go blank (black).

If you are typing in a program, on a ZX80, or on a ZX81 / TS1000 / TS1500 in FAST mode, with every key press, the display will “blink” as BASIC stops generating the display, processes the keyboard input, checks what you have typed, and then generates the display as it waits for your next keypress.

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