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Even more maintenance work in TAPClean!

Over the course of the last few days I managed to fit a few changes/improvements in TAPClean: I simplified the sync sequence matching logic in a number of scanners; I modularised the Tx scan in “Mega-Save”, “Freeload Slowload”, “Alternative SW … Continue reading

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More maintenance work in TAPClean!

I finally found the time to do some maintenance on TAPClean’s code as per my TODO list. In short, I consolidated “Ocean New F1” T1/T2  and “Snakeload 5.0” T1/T2 scanners into “Ocean New F1” and “Snakeload 5.0”, entirely rewritten. The change … Continue reading

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CHR scanner renamed and rewritten in TAPClean

Before bed today I decided to apply my field learnings about Mega-Save to the TAPClean scanner previously referred to as “CHR”, rewriting it from scratch. One nice addition is the decoding of additional information that’s part of the file header … Continue reading

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Planning another TAPClean release

I decided that the significant changes to the Visiload scanner (which Paul Jones has helped to test thoroughly), along with the addition of two Visiload Tx variants, the rewrite of the Wildload scanner and a fix to the Pavloda scanner … Continue reading

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TAPClean to support adjustable pulse durations

After inspecting some material provided by Pawel, I tested some experimental functionality in TAPClean that can automatically adjust pulse durations used to read/decode data within a TAP file. The idea is quite simple: usually pilot sequences seem to be quite … Continue reading

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Thinking of a custom controller for Amiga disks

I was thinking of working at a similar project as my own D1541, but this new one for Amiga disks and 3 and 1/2 inch drives. It would probably be something similar to KryoFlux, i.e. supporting multiple formats, but using … Continue reading

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Only one DC2N5-LC DIY kit left!

Only one chance for somebody to get their hands on the last DC2N5-LC DIY kit available for sale!

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