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by iss
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sources for MODEM programs
Replies: 12
Views: 172

Re: Sources for MODEM programs

@Chema: I'm very glad that you like OTRM :). The blue bar will be status bar, currently it shows only -/+ when not/connected to server. Special keys are only CTRL left/right arrows, and CTRL-X to quit the program. It's work in progress and part of my 'Oric Communication package'. OTRM is not just 'n...
by iss
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sources for MODEM programs
Replies: 12
Views: 172

Re: Sources for MODEM programs

... and here is a screenshot connected to the fix.no BBS.
otrm.jpg
As you can read it was 'moved' to port 24, so to properly connect you have to type

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atd fix.no:24
That's it! :)
by iss
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sources for MODEM programs
Replies: 12
Views: 172

Re: Sources for MODEM programs

As Chema said zipped DSK is available at: http://oric.free.fr/DISKS/ (and many more other interesting things). I've actually downloaded the same zipped DSK from Alexios Chouchoulas' site: https://oric-soft.bedroomlan.org/files/DISKS/ Unfortunately there are no sources :( It will be very pity if they...
by iss
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Games
Topic: Delta 4 : Andy Greens portrait ...
Replies: 20
Views: 2475

Re: Delta 4 : Andy Greens portrait ...

robcook wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:12 pm
Anyone know what happened to Andy 'Grun' Green?
Long and interesting list of Andy's activities HERE.
by iss
Sat Jul 06, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Games
Topic: Delta 4 : Andy Greens portrait ...
Replies: 20
Views: 2475

Re: Delta 4 : Andy Greens portrait ...

"Foulsham & Co. Ltd" is the publisher and (maybe) the copyright holder too. Other curious details are some strings inside the TAP file: Andy Green, Author of DELTA FOUR, sold his first program, MISSILE BASE to ACORNSOFT when he was sixteen. Since then he's gone on to write PROTECTOR for QUICKSILVA,...
by iss
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Hardware hacks and extensions
Topic: Printer cable: Oric to DB36?
Replies: 5
Views: 531

Re: Printer cable: Oric to DB36?

From the French forum I understand you already found what you need and all works, so congrats! :) This is what I have - DB36 to IDC26 (2 variants): P_20190623_103325.jpg About DB36 it's clear - it goes to printer, but for IDC26 I have no idea for what kind of computer it's intended to be? :shock: An...
by iss
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Technical questions
Topic: Telestrat failure?
Replies: 21
Views: 1123

Re: Telestrat failure?

What I don't know, is if a more frequent use f them would keep them alive longer, or would have no effect on their death? My opinion is that the frequently usage doesn't help to keep data intact in UV-EPROMs. There is no such analogy with the "refresh" cycle in DRAM chips. Additionally there is no ...
by iss
Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Emulators
Topic: Oricutron macOS 10.14: Unable to open roms
Replies: 8
Views: 794

Re: Oricutron macOS 10.14: Unable to open roms

If you didn't already take a look in the Oricutron's Makefile at 'package-osx:' receipt. There are some tricks with symlinks. Else for my builds I'm using a cross environment under Linux which does the job perfectly, but its setup is complex too. One of the goals of my builds is to avoid as much as ...
by iss
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Technical questions
Topic: Cumana disk interface problem
Replies: 6
Views: 440

Re: Cumana disk interface problem

First, 2 things in your post get my 'special' attention: ...and I have a 10v PSU centre negative jack. Maybe it's just typo, but normally it should be center POSITIVE jack. ...With the IDC disconnected and Powered from the Cumana the Orics will not boot. This means Orics mainboard are absolutely wit...
by iss
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Hardware hacks and extensions
Topic: Composite video mod?
Replies: 12
Views: 583

Re: Composite video mod?

and got the ".tap -> .wav -> Oric's tape input" path to work. Both using smartphone or PC to play the .wav's. You can try TapOric to playback TAPs directly from smartphone. Any feedback is welcome (i.e phone model used, stability...), I'm planing new release with faster speeds included soon.
by iss
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Games
Topic: Development of Blake's 7 (was OASIS development)
Replies: 600
Views: 342835

Re: OASIS development

iss wrote:
Thu Apr 14, 2016 10:34 pm
But I just saw the sad news: Gareth Thomas, Blake's 7 actor, dies aged 71... RIP.
So sad... Blake's 7 actor Paul Darrow dies at 78 :( RIP, Avon!
by iss
Mon Jun 03, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Hardware hacks and extensions
Topic: Composite video mod?
Replies: 12
Views: 583

Re: Composite video mod?

... good converter from the 74LS365, RGB+Sync Outputs to Composite video, ignoring the UHF part ? @Voyageur : Take look here for good RGB - Composite/S-Video converter . I'm using the same schematics in OricExos and it works just fine. One improvement only is recommended - use potentiometers as vol...
by iss
Mon Jun 03, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Hardware hacks and extensions
Topic: Composite video mod?
Replies: 12
Views: 583

Re: Composite video mod?

Very cool mod, congrats!
And of course very nice and useful explanations of the schematics.
Just for reference another approach in the old posts. ;)
by iss
Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Emulators
Topic: Possible request for Oricutron?
Replies: 2
Views: 269

Re: Possible request for Oricutron?

It's doable :). Noted ...
by iss
Fri May 31, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Technical questions
Topic: Oric ROM wanted
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Re: Oric ROM wanted

Does the Pravetz ROM work in Oric-1's and can it use a Microdisc or Cumana Disk Interface??? Yes, Pravetz ROM works with any controller. But it's actually exact copy of early Atmos ROM (1.1). Differences are only: - not fixed CLOAD/CSAVE routines - Cyrillic chars in place of small Latin letters - k...