Time Designs Magazine v4 n6

Date: September/October 1988
Volume: 4
Issue: 6


  • 2068 Graphic Goodies
    A couple of graphic goodies that won’t take hours to type in but demonstrate some neat graphic capabilities of the TS2068.
  • From the Editor
    About the cover: Tim Woods’ son in a Sinclair C5; Sinclair contracted with Hoover to manufacture the vehicle in the US. Paul Bingham designed the new logo.
  • Reader Survey Results Continued
  • It Came in the Mail
    Letters from readers. Solution to Puzzle of the Month from a prior issue; using serial printers with the TS2068; articles on disk; QL machine code; a program to keep young children occupied on the TS2068.
  • The Newsroom
    A Sinclair IBM “Clone” (the Amstrad PC-1640 rebadged as a “Sinclair”). Summer T/S shows: Third Annual Northwest/International Timex Sinclair Mini-Fair; 1988 Midwest Timex Sinclair Conference.
  • Spectrum Product News
    Twister boards and Spectrum ROMs available. Datel Robotarm, Romantic Robot Videoface, Rotronics Wafadrive, and Tascalc mentioned.
  • Just Released
    Comprehensive public domain software library maintained by VISTA (Vashon Island Sinclair Timex) is available. Software available to perform color screen dumps to the Okimate 20, when connected via parallel interface. New business software from Bottle Cap Software, Byte Power. Zunk Custom Electronics is offering CADZ and games from Magicksoft. For QL users, EMSoft and Meta
  • Exclusive Interview: Nigel Searle, "Sinclair Insider"
  • The Programming Corner
    Questions about Larken disk system; programming in machine code; recovering from data loss.
  • TS Communique: Your Hardware Problems Explored
    Mindware MW-100 printer with TS2068; composite/RGB monitor blanking when used with 1000; interfacing to TTL monitors; Hacksel interface with Radio Shack DMP-105; DMP-105 with Memotech I/F and 1000; non-linearity of 2040 printout.
  • Catch A Dragon!
    Program to plot “dragon curves.” A dragon curve is a regular fractal which forms from an infinitely repeated construction process.
  • Creating a Four Port Expansion Decoder
    Memory-mapped IO for the 1000 computer.
  • First Class Fonts II
    1st Class Fonts II’s main program has three basic parts: a library of “fonts” (or type styles), a simple word process and a “definer” that allows the user to modify or change any character within one of the font sets.
  • Paul Bingham Evaluates the Z88: Is the New Computer Too Much of a Break From Tradition?
  • Resident Procedures
  • Text87: An Advanced QL Wordprocessor


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