TAPClean update

TAPClean was updated again in order to support Visiload T7, yet another Visiload type used in “Puffy’s Saga”, kindly provided by Paul.
The multiload in “Puffy’s Saga” also required some ad-hoc coding, as the one I wrote for “Narco Police”, in order to reset the state-machine after the title screen is executed.

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Shipping costs for DC2N5-LC DIY kits

I worked out the shipping prices for DC2N5-LC DIY kits through Royal Mail shipping. Prices for the European area are:

Bundle

Standard

Tracked and Signed

1x DC2N5-LC DIY kit

3.80 GBP

8.60 GBP

2x DC2N5-LC DIY kit

4.10 GBP

8.70 GBP

So far 5 DIY kits out of 10 have been reserved and are being shipped early next week.

If you reserved a bundle, you should expect an email from me confirming the total price and the payment address 🙂

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DC2N5-LC DIY kits available

Ten DC2N5-LC DIY kits are now available for the price of 27.99 GBP + shipping. Shipping costs will be combined in case you order more than one kit.

I’d be grateful if those who have shown interest contact me again confirming that they are OK with the overall price. I’d also be grateful if you could confirm:

  • country where the kits will have to be shipped (with postcode)
  • if outside of the UK, whether you want courier shipping or are OK with standard airmail
  • if in UK, whether you want any additional service e.g. signature upon receipt

Payments are via PayPal as usual and buyers pay for the fees.
If you’d rather pay in Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dash, or Ethereum, please be advised that I’d be more than happy to take payment as crypto currencies which might also save you some payment fees. If you have ERC-20 tokens you’d like to pay with, we can discuss that too.

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DC2N5-LC boards arrived

Today I received the DC2N5-LC boards that I had ordered. I could have updated the copyright date, but then again I felt like most of the design work was finished last year so that the date didn’t need changing.

DC2N5-LC PCB revision 1.1 by Luigi Di Fraia

DC2N5-LC PCB revision 1.1

I quite like the old-school feeling it gives me (although I had picked a few SMD packages that simplified my life greatly with routing signals) and, more importantly, I like the purple solder-mask!

I am waiting for some more components before putting the kits up for sale.

Stay tuned!

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TAPClean: Wildload scanner rewritten

I plan to do some extension of the Wildload scanner in order to support a variant found in “Mindfighter”, supplied by Paul. However, the existing code was still pretty much in the state it had been when TAPClean was forked from FinalTAP Console.
Therefore I went through a complete rewrite of the scanner, which is now easier to maintain and extend 🙂

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IECHost boards shipped

The printed circuit boards for IECHost I had ordered a few days back were manufactured and shipped today. Yay!

Stay tuned for more news on the subject 🙂

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DC2N5-LC boards shipped

Quick update to confirm that the DC2N5-LC printed circuit boards I had ordered were manufactured and shipped today!
I am still waiting for a few components to be delivered before I publish the official new price of the DIY kit.

Stay tuned!

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