Tag Archives: IECHost

IECHost GUI client further update

Version 2.17 of the IECHost GUI client with additional logging about sector read retry results and erroneous transmissions is now available within my Software page. Enjoy!

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IECHost GUI client update

Version 2.16 of the IECHost GUI client with additional logging about sector read retry results is now available within my Software page. All 2.16 packages include by default 35 and 40 track binaries. Plus there’s now a Windows “portable” package that can … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client extra logging

Today I received a number of floppy disks from Andy for testing the dumping process with problematic disks. The good news is that I tried 9 disks so far this evening and they all complete the dumping process, although one … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client for restoring 40-track disk images back to physical disks

The preview version of the IECHost GUI client for saving 40-track D64 images back to disk is currently undergoing some more testing. Luckily, the drive code used for this operation can rely on the FDC (Floppy Disk Controller) to seek … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client 40 track disk preview version available

As I commented on before, I’m sharing a preview version of the IECHost GUI client, forked from the official 2.15 version, that supports 40 track disks. If you’ve updated the IECHost firmware to version 2.0 using the official 2.15 version, … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client “mass dumping” version released

Version 2.15 of the IECHost GUI client is now available within my Software page. Be reminded that this version too requires a firmware update in order to deal with the changes to a few commands. Again, a video that illustrates how … Continue reading

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IECHost GUI client mass dumping mode ready

In order to give users a streamlined workflow for dumping large quantities of disks, I worked at the first iteration of the “mass dumping” mode in IECHost GUI client. I might attend X 2018 in November, in which case I’d … Continue reading

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