Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 8,700 times in 2015. If it were a … Continue reading

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Almost end of the year

I thought to take a few minutes today after work to give at least one update on my projects before joining the celebrations for Christmas and end of the year festivities. Yesterday I used DC2N4-LC to sample the TAP playback from DC2N5-LC version … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC version 2 dumping tests successful

As I had some time after dinner today, I did a dumping test with my new development setup for DC2N5 and the results were excellent: 99% recognition and all checksums matching 🙂  

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IECHost and DC2N5-Low Cost version 2

Two days ago I managed to write a proof of concept that runs on C64 emulators and dumps the whole contents of a disk sector by sector. This time around I am using a custom sector read approach, based on lft’s on-the-fly … Continue reading

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IECHost new video

Here is a video on the progress so far. I reckon I might not be able to work at additional features this year due to the lack of time, but the cool stuff is only just about to happen with this … Continue reading

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IECHost sector read with faster transfer completed

Before bed time I managed to finally finish the drive code that reads a requested sector from the disk and sends it back to IEChost using a fast 2-bit protocol. I even managed to include error and current status handling … Continue reading

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DC2N4 USB Serial Client tested under Windows 7 and 10 too

I had a chance this morning to look at the DC2N4 client in order to let Peepo run it under Windows 10 64-bit. After some analysis, I managed to get it going under both Windows 7 64-bit and Windows 10 64-bit. … Continue reading

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