Monthly Archives: May 2016

A few news

I decided to revise the prices of DC2N3 and DC2N5-LC. The former is now £5 cheaper where the latter is £2 less cheap as I took into account that the enclosure is £5.99 + VAT + shipping, which I had underestimated earlier. There … Continue reading

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A few DC2N3 and DC2N4-LC available

I’ve decided to list five DC2N3 devices and one DC2N4-LC device for sale. All of these are fully built and tested so once the shipping costs are worked out (based on your location and preference on standard airmail or courier shipping) … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC prices announced

There we go. DC2N5-LC prices are official: £20.99 for a DIY kit (without case) and £35.99 for a fully assembled and cased device. For details and updates, see my sales page.

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DC2N: another family picture

Here’s an overall picture of the main devices in the DC2N family along with the media they use. From left to right and top to bottom: DC2N with an SD Card, DC2N2 with a micro SDHC, Two DC2N3 variants with a … Continue reading

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DC2N2 firmware updates and another build finished

After work yesterday I managed to finish a number of updates to the DC2N2 firmware and complete the build of another prototype, which is looking very good indeed. I haven’t done significant changes to the DC2N2 firmware since January 2014 but I … Continue reading

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More DC2N2 and DC2N5 development

I’ve finally added the option to set the date and time for the RTC provided by both DC2N2 and DC2N5: just placing a TXT file on the micro SD Card with the correct name and contents will achieve the desired effect. The … Continue reading

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More Last Ninja 2 cheating

Almost exactly one year ago I published a POKE to make enemies slower for LN2 level 1. The side-effect of such POKE was that enemies would be more likely to throw shurikens to Armakuni after an evasive action. Well, it’s … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC update

Along with using a larger font, I have also integrated the module that extracts the file name for a few formats, i.e. CBM ROM, Turbo Tape 250, and Turrican: I’ve also re-dumped Turrican using the “half-wave” method and the result … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC price estimate

We’re probably looking at 18-20 GBP for a DIY kit, which excludes shipping, the enclosure, and a USB bridge (the latter is only needed for firmware updates in the field). I’d say that’s not bad for a piece of kit … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC completed

I managed to complete the DC2N5-LC build I was working at so here’s what it looks like: Here’s a video about the tape dumping process too: All in all, all firmware components are in place and working but I will … Continue reading

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