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The difference with Cassette read line on C64 and C16/+4

I’ve commented a few times on this subject but it seems that some people still find it obscure. Also, some of those who read my explanation on this seem to periodically forget it, including SLC 😛 Therefore here’s how it works, in … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC: another task bites the dust

I’ve had some time to implement the generation of bootable Turbo Tape 250 files from PRG files. Here’s a video on the outcome 🙂

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DC2N5-LC IDX file support completed

I am glad to announce that the IDX support development went very smoothly and I am now testing the outcome with successful results 🙂 For my test I used a compilation, whose IDX I had already shared here: 0x14 Gazza’s … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC PRG file playback with Turbo Tape 250 encoding completed!

Today after work I managed to finish the DC2N5-LC code that, given a PRG on the SD Card as input, streams out a signal for the Commodore 64 tape port using the Turbo Tape 250 encoding. Preliminary tests seem good so far. As … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC PRG file playback tested successfully

The test rig for PRG playback in DC2N5-LC is as per below: The signal on Tiny C2N Monitor and the DC2N4-GUI looks very good indeed: And the report in TAPClean looks quite good too: Header test : PASS [Sig: OK] … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC PRG file playback

I finally found some time and motivation to add the PRG file playback feature in DC2N5-LC 🙂 Although I had implemented a PC tool for aiding this development, PRG2TAP, I decided to rewrite the whole conversion using some code I had drafted before I … Continue reading

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Bug with DC2N5-LC record feature fixed

TSM reported a bug with the DC2N5-LC record feature: the SELECT/STOP key would become unresponsive when the motor signal is deasserted by the host computer. I’ve just fixed that along with inserting a missing message for the display 🙂

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