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by RWAP
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: How to connect to a PC?
Replies: 5
Views: 66

Re: How to connect to a PC?

I have a couple of Z88 serial cables (they end as DB25 Male) - cost £10 each plus postage. You would then need a 25 Pin to 9 Pin gender changer: https://amzn.to/3bHWBA0 And a suitable 9 pin serial to USB adaptor: https://amzn.to/3bH9JFo Not all serial to USB adaptors are suitable - this is one I hav...
by RWAP
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: How to connect to a PC?
Replies: 5
Views: 66

Re: How to connect to a PC?

Did you get a serial link cable? I have an original one here (just not a 9 pin DIN on the PC end) if you still need it.
by RWAP
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: How to connect to a PC?
Replies: 5
Views: 66

Re: How to connect to a PC?

You need a Z88 serial link and then a USB to serial adaptor on the PC end.

You do have to be careful as to which USB to serial adaptor you purchase - some of them will not work. The following one should be OK: https://amzn.to/2trVGSR (I have used these for other projects)
by RWAP
Sun Oct 06, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Z88MMC
Replies: 3
Views: 623

Re: Z88MMC

Unfortunately, they are still not available....
by RWAP
Wed May 15, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: EPROM Card not recognized
Replies: 4
Views: 1070

Re: EPROM Card not recognized

If you send me a pm with you email, I can send you the files for PC Link (I think I have them here).
by RWAP
Wed May 15, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Z88MMC
Replies: 3
Views: 623

Re: Z88MMC

That looks really great - I know this has been discussed for quite some time and it would be ideal to get this on the market :D :D
by RWAP
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Cambridge Z88 Keyboard Membranes
Replies: 6
Views: 1720

Re: Cambridge Z88 Keyboard Membranes

Brand new Keyboard Membranes are now (once again) available:

https://www.sellmyretro.com/offer/detai ... brane-1823
by RWAP
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: EPROM Card not recognized
Replies: 4
Views: 1070

Re: EPROM Card not recognized

Which type of EPROM card is it? It could be a number of things... a) The edge connector on the EPROM card is dirty or corroded b) The internal EPROM itself has come to the end of its useful life or is corrupted c) Damage to the internal pins on the Z88 which read the EPROM cards d) You need to do a ...
by RWAP
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Cambridge Z88 Keyboard Membranes
Replies: 6
Views: 1720

Re: Cambridge Z88 Keyboard Membranes

I have taken the plunge and new replacement keyboard membranes should be available from April.... :D
by RWAP
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Cambridge Z88 Keyboard Membranes
Replies: 6
Views: 1720

Re: Cambridge Z88 Keyboard Membranes

It's always the problem as to whether to invest £1000 or so in getting 50 membranes made and how long they will take to sell.....