Timeout (mins) (5):
determines the time after which the Cambridge Z88 will switch off if nothing is typed at the keyboard; a value of 0 disables timeout. Setting the timeout to 2 minutes will extend the effective battery life of the Cambridge Z88 (1 minute is possible but not recommended for normal use).
allows the internal sound system to be switched off.
allows the PipeDream page map display to be turned off if not required. Typing and editing will be marginally faster when the map is disabled.
Map size (80):
allows the size of the map to be altered up to a maximum of 92 characters across, or 255 characters across on an expanded machine. See Expanded/Unexpanded,
Date format (European):
determines the format for all dates in the Cambridge Z88; the default date format is European, so that dates are recognised in the form:
This option can be changed to American to work with the format
can be set to any of the following countries using the capital letter of the name:
Uk, France, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Germany, usA, sPain & Italy.
Changing this option allows the appropriate extra characters to be displayed on the screen, allows a different keyboard to be used and has been covered in more detail previously. See Changing keyboard layout.
Keyboard layouts are shown in the Appendix