Category Archives: Retrocomputing

Random thoughts on Commodore machines and new gizmos for them

A few DC2N4-LC devices available

Since receiving the enclosures for DC2N4-LC I managed to build a few devices. At the moment there are 4 devices available for sale. If interested, just contact me.

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Thinking of another DC2N5-LC batch

As unlikely as it would have sounded just a few months back, I decided that a new batch of DC2N5-LC DIY kits, and possibly a few fully-built devices, would be nice to have. In fact, the DC2N5-LC is such a … Continue reading

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DC2N4-LC plastic cases ordered

I just ordered plastic cases for my next batch of DC2N4-LC devices. If you’d like one, I would recommend registering your interest in buying one through my contact form. Stay tuned for more!

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DC2N4-LC sold out!

Thank you all for your interest in DC2N4-LC. I am glad to confirm that the latest batch I produced has now sold out. Luckily, I decided to have 10 more PCBs manufactured. However, the final price, including shipping, ended up … Continue reading

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More on Gremlin GBH

I spent some time yesterday and today to disassemble the tape loaders used in Lotus Esprit Turbo Challenge and Blood Brothers. Although those loaders are similar, it is clear to me that Gremlin GBH is a group of tape loader … Continue reading

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TAPClean update: “Impossamole” fully supported

It’s been a while since my previous commit to TAPClean and I am glad about that: I can take a more detached look at the solutions that I developed in the past for supporting loaders with hard-coded load addresses.In fact, … Continue reading

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Initial support for “Gremlin GBH” being worked at

Today I added initial support in TAPClean for the Gremlin GBH loader used in Impossamole. The code is in a separate branch for now as it’s still only an initial implementation. Here’s the description for the first turbo header file … Continue reading

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