Category Archives: Retrocomputing

Random thoughts on Commodore machines and new gizmos for them

IECHost GUI client version 3.8.4 released

In case you haven’t seen the announcement on my website, version 3.8.4 of the IECHost GUI client is now available within my¬†Software page. This is a minor release for a few enhancements and bug fixes. Details of the changes are … Continue reading

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More development for the C64 Cartridge Dumper

Yesterday I was checking the cartridge dumps I was sent by Matt for “Double Dragon” and “Space Gun”. As things don’t add up with the dumps, I decided to try and get either cartridge on eBay.Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC: mods for the official plastic enclosure

As I was playing around with OpenSCAD, I decided to create a programmatic template for the modifications I used to do to the injection molded enclosure for DC2N5-LC a while back. Here’s what the modifications look like (the volume to … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC: 3D printed case for PCB version 1.1

A while ago I shared Nina Richard’s design files of a 3D-printable case for the DC2N5-LC PCB version 1.0. This evening I was playing around with OpenSCAD and I thought to write a snippet that adapts the above mentioned design … Continue reading

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IECHost case

It’s been a while since Tomse shared the news with me, so I am finally glad to share them with my readers: project files of a 3D printable case for the IECHost device (PCB version 1.2) are available on Thingiverse. … Continue reading

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WarpCopy64 client: further development

As part of the effort to support RR-Net and the WarpCopy64 server in IECHost, a while back I was developing a WarpCopy PC client. As I am delving into the WarpCopy protocol further, I expanded such client to fetch the … Continue reading

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Pondering the protocol change for IEChost

As part of the roadmap/plan for release 4.0 of the IECHost client I was thinking of rewriting the communication protocol over the USB connection, using WarpCopy64’s one as reference. Just to recap, doing so would facilitate adding support in the … Continue reading

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