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by McKlaud
Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Emulators
Topic: Which emulator and assembler for the Mac?
Replies: 39
Views: 10948

Re: Which emulator and assembler for the Mac?

BarryN wrote:
Fri Dec 22, 2017 2:24 am
You could also try my other package, SZ81 for Mac: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8RnV ... zdWemtkRm8
Nice, it works well under OS X 10.11.6 :)
by McKlaud
Fri Dec 22, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Yet another ROM adapter
Replies: 46
Views: 7171

Re: Yet another ROM adapter

moordean, good advise about soldering SMD components. PersonallyI found that soldering any 1206, 805 or even 603 packages is not difficult with a tip 0.8mm dia. At first I clean the PCB with IPA, then apply a bit of good quality flux on the pads and finally solder with a small portion of solder on t...
by McKlaud
Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Yet another ROM adapter
Replies: 46
Views: 7171

Re: Yet another ROM adapter

Very nice and useful adapter. It looks I'm late and no single board left One thing that I am not convinced with are surface mounted pin headers.
by McKlaud
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Welcome Area
Topic: Hi to All
Replies: 5
Views: 1391

Re: Hi to All

@Lardo Boffin: I did this at the time when I upgraded RAM to 16K. Anyway thanks for the advice.
by McKlaud
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Welcome Area
Topic: Hi to All
Replies: 5
Views: 1391

Hi to All

Hi All, I bought ZX81 on auction a few weeks ago and it flashed back my first contact with this microcomputer when I was 6-7 years old. I bought it as faulty unit, but with few touches it showed the "K" cursor on the screen. I managed to upgrade the internal memory from 1KB to 16KB, played a few dem...