In about an hour (19.30 BST) I'll be streaming Robocop by Data East (1988) for the Mamemeister High Score Kerfuffle.

twitch.tv/ponderprg

My latest creation. Commodore/Atari DB9 to USB. Tested with PC and MiSTer. Works fine!
It should be in a case by the weekend.

In about an hour (19.30 BST) I'll be streaming QB-3 - An unreleased prototype by Rock-Ola (1982) for the Mamemeister High Score Kerfuffle.

twitch.tv/ponderprg

@jonn_blanchard You've just guilted me into ordering some 24 pin DIL sockets ;)

In about an hour (19.30 BST) I'll be streaming The Empire Strikes Back by Megastyle (2022) for the Everything C64 May Challenge.

twitch.tv/ponderprg

The cost of petrol is so high at the moment I ended up putting vodka in the lawn mower. Now the grass is half cut.

@jonnypencils @48kRAM
I have the Ultimate II+. Such an awesome piece of kit!

Just looking back on this, has anyone else made a video with the normally silent C64 data audio synced with the loading?

youtube.com/watch?v=H4oHDh9BJ8

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First attempt at ROM removal failed. It looks clear from the underside but I guess still holding from topside. All returned to working, will try again soon. Need some desoldering advice first!

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Also fixed this. At the front is the new design. Next the old miswired and patched design that was in use until now. Rear is the clock with the new design in place. I'm happy with this!

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