qlwiki:qvme_card

QVME Card

A QL emulator for Atari STe and other Ataris with VME card slots (also known as Mega STE or TT and also MegaST with VME BUS adaptor). From Jochen Merz Software.

Supports all three serial ports on the Mega STE, with split baudrates and buffering on all three. All support baudrates up to 19,200 and the third one also supports 38,400 and 57,600 baud. Capable of resolutions up to 1280x900. No soldering required. See also STQL Emulator card.

Unfortunately, QVME just supports the MODE 4 colour scheme, as there was no GD2 in 1992.

The QVME card was designed by Edwin Holtmann. Jochen Merz also supplied a disk free of charge to use the QVME card with a fix high screen size under native Atari in two colour mode (b/w). This gave some Atari programs (e.g. Calamus) more ease of use. Well written Atari programs had no problems with this screen size, as the driver writes a "Cookie" (a kind of system variable in TOS). With this card plus the Gemini Desktop and NVDI, an Atari MegaST gave much more fun.


QVME Card Title: QVME
Interface Type: Sinclair QL Emulator
Connection: Connects to Atari STes / Atari TT Computers
Through-Connector: No
Manufacturer: Jochen Merz
Year First Sold: 1992
Original Price: £Unknown
Reviews: Unknown
Download Manual: Unknown

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