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TAPClean update

TAPClean was updated again in order to support Visiload T7, yet another Visiload type used in “Puffy’s Saga”, kindly provided by Paul. The multiload in “Puffy’s Saga” also required some ad-hoc coding, as the one I wrote for “Narco Police”, … Continue reading

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Shipping costs for DC2N5-LC DIY kits

I worked out the shipping prices for DC2N5-LC DIY kits through Royal Mail shipping. Prices for the European area are: Bundle Standard Tracked and Signed 1x DC2N5-LC DIY kit 3.80 GBP 8.60 GBP 2x DC2N5-LC DIY kit 4.10 GBP 8.70 … Continue reading

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DC2N5-LC boards arrived

Today I received the DC2N5-LC boards that I had ordered. I could have updated the copyright date, but then again I felt like most of the design work was finished last year so that the date didn’t need changing. I … Continue reading

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IECHost boards shipped

The printed circuit boards for IECHost I had ordered a few days back were manufactured and shipped today. Yay! Stay tuned for more news on the subject 🙂

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DC2N5-LC boards shipped

Quick update to confirm that the DC2N5-LC printed circuit boards I had ordered were manufactured and shipped today! I am still waiting for a few components to be delivered before I publish the official new price of the DIY kit. … Continue reading

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Codebase64 on the Kernal behaviour

I found out that codebase64 mentions the issue I reported about reading the error channel/status info from devices that are not on the IEC bus. The author of the article refers to the issue as a deadlock. An interesting thing … Continue reading

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More on the INPUT# command

Recently I commented on how an INPUT# command can cause execution to hang on a Commodore home-computer if the device for which it is intended is not on the IEC bus. I thought to provide some more details on what … Continue reading

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