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Title: #586 – Fran Blanche Version 3
Post by: SeanB on April 18, 2022, 04:30:13 pm
#586 – Fran Blanche Version 3

https://theamphour.com/586-fran-blanche-version-3/ (https://theamphour.com/586-fran-blanche-version-3/)

Video here...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuFqB9ZeqKI (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wuFqB9ZeqKI)

Audio here

https://traffic.libsyn.com/theamphour/586-Fran.mp3 (https://traffic.libsyn.com/theamphour/586-Fran.mp3)

Title: Re: #586 – Fran Blanche Version 3
Post by: SeanB on April 18, 2022, 04:39:18 pm
Thought I would put up some pictures of the controller I made, to replace Heath Robinson design, that came with the original duplicators I ran. Used what was spare lying around, all old PC parts that were unable to run Windows 95 on the upgrade to it. All new computers, I had a really busy 2 weeks work.

Old 386SX machine, a whole 1M of RAM, mostly because I had plenty of it, and old mono EGA cards, with parallel port and FDC controller on separate cards. Ran MSDOS6.22, and with a quick and dirty bit oo GWBasic, running to bit bang the parallel port to operate the 2 remote control cards in the rest of the machine. worked really well, and after about 6 iterations of the software it was working quite well, able to run the duplication system well.