Electron versions of archived software

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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by iamaran » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:36 pm

Cassette 21 Boots C15
JUMP JET
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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by iamaran » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:37 pm

Cassette 22 Boots C15
VEGETABLES

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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by iamaran » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:41 pm

Cassette 23 Boots C15
KARATE COMBAT

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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by iamaran » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:43 pm

Cassette 24 Micro Power The Mine
MINE

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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by iamaran » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:51 pm

Cassette 25 Program Power Roulette with the write-protect tabs taped over.
CROAKER

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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by iamaran » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:54 pm

Cassette 26 Unknown C12/C15
DRIVER
VIEWDRIVER (MOTHER PROGRAM)
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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by iamaran » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:56 pm

Cassette 27 Unknown C12/C15
EPSON
EPSON
GAMES - CARL

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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by iamaran » Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:58 pm

Cassette 28 Micro Power Unknown 1983 with the write-protect tabs taped over.
CHECK
CHECK
CHECK
PLUS
PLUS
PLUS1
PLUS MICRO
PLUS MICRO2
PLUS MICRO2
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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by iamaran » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:01 pm

Cassette 29 Boots C15
GRAPHITO
ALPHA1
ALPHA2
ALPHA3
ALPHA4
BEETLE
ROSE
TELEPH
ALPHA4

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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by iamaran » Sat Sep 15, 2018 4:03 pm

Cassette 30 Boots C15
GRAPHITO
2DMOD1
MODE5BL
2DMOD2
MODE5BL
MODE1BL
MODE2BL
2DMOD3
ALPHA1
ALPHA2
ALPHA3
2DMOD4
3DMOD1
3DMOD2
EPSON
ALPHA1
ALPHA2
ALPHA3

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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by lurkio » Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:44 pm

iamaran wrote:
Sat Sep 15, 2018 3:32 pm
What I think I ought to do is to finish the cataloguing
Ah. I thought you had finished! Hence my previous post.

Have you finished now? Or is there more to come?

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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by iamaran » Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:09 pm

There are a few more, plus several untitled. I'm having a hard time with the cassette deck heads on the unknowns. I successfully made a couple of good practice UEFs but now the tapes are getting chewed before the headers pass through. Hence me offering them out to the more knowledgeable. I do feel there will be nothing new here though.

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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by 1024MAK » Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:32 am

Tape chewing is normally a mechanical fault with the take-up spool drive running slower than the capsan (the rubber roller near the tape read/write head). Sometimes due to a slipping belt. Also ensure that the tape path and head is clean. And that the capsan rubber roller is slightly grippy and not shiny and smooth.

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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by CMcDougall » Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:15 am

^ mainly the tape itself, my £2k HiFi still does it to Prog Power tape's, especially the dark /may be carbon dioxide ones :shock:

If only TDK Dxx tapes where always used BITD, my 'job' would be so easy!!
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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by iamaran » Sun Sep 16, 2018 10:29 am

Thanks for the tips 1024MAK and CMcDougall. I'll persevere when I get chance.

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Re: Electron versions of archived software

Post by 1024MAK » Sun Sep 16, 2018 4:52 pm

Colin’s comments remind me that poor quality, or poorly stored tapes sometimes are the cause. For some reason, the friction between the spool(s) and the case increases, hindering the free movement of the spool(s).

A hexagon shaped pencil is useful for seeing who difficult a spool is to rotate.

I keep meaning to make a suitable bit to fit in a battery powered drill to test a tape to destruction, but somehow have never gotten around to doing this (yet)!

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