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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #100 on: 11:06, 05 April 15 »
I am also interested in one from next batch.
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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #101 on: 11:52, 05 April 15 »
No problem everyone  :)

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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #102 on: 13:00, 05 April 15 »
No problem everyone  :)
oooh getting excited again.
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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #103 on: 17:21, 05 April 15 »
Looking good.  8)

Will we still need to use Anti Multiface for saves on machines without a Multiface two or can this be bypassed somehow now?  ;)

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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #104 on: 17:44, 05 April 15 »
Looking good.  8)

Will we still need to use Anti Multiface for saves on machines without a Multiface two or can this be bypassed somehow now?  ;)

I think you'll still need the anti multiface software ;-) If it is wrong please someone can correct me ?

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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #105 on: 21:24, 05 April 15 »
I think you'll still need the anti multiface software ;-) If it is wrong please someone can correct me ?
have you managed to re engineered the ROM to work on both the plus and old gen amsdos? Or will I still need to rom-swap?
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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #106 on: 21:54, 05 April 15 »
Sorry I'm not a software guy  .... May be someone her ????

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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #107 on: 22:54, 05 April 15 »
Well, I'm really busy at the moment, but comparing both ROMs should help to find differences. So a ROM working for both could be made.
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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #108 on: 23:13, 05 April 15 »
Well, I'm really busy at the moment, but comparing both ROMs should help to find differences. So a ROM working for both could be made.
As I understand it, the mf ROMs make direct calls to amsdos to load and save etc. In the plus some of these routines changed in location so the calls fail. The new ROM would need to know what machine it was in, and call amsdos accordingly. Unless of course I heard wrong and the above is total garbage.
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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #109 on: 00:13, 06 April 15 »
In this case it would be better to check the DOS version independent of the machine. Because Plus Users may use 0.50 Amsdos or Parados or so.  :)
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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #110 on: 00:52, 06 April 15 »
In this case it would be better to check the DOS version independent of the machine. Because Plus Users may use 0.50 Amsdos or Parados or so.  :)
well that is true. I do recall that my 6128 plus needs the "normal" multiface EPROM when using my parados cart.
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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #111 on: 18:23, 06 April 15 »
I'm waiting for my programmer but i had a bad news.
I bought it on Amazon, but now it says delivery last date : May 5... I think the seller is in china, but it use another adress and he answers in French... argghhh

But instead losing my time, is there somebody here to program the 3 Gals ?
I send the Gals, and the person send it back programmed.

Of course i pay for the shipment  :D
I will then be able to test it, and when the POW (Proof Of Working) is made, i will build the 9 others (i have all the parts, but don't want to waste my time if there is an error)

Thank you !




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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #112 on: 19:09, 06 April 15 »
.. I think the seller is in china, but it use another adress and he answers in French... argghhh


But you are French, at least your Flag tells that. Or do you mean he writes in bad French?


Sometimes stuff from China arrives quite quick (even to the USA). Good luck!  :)

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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #113 on: 19:41, 06 April 15 »
I can program GALs, but I don't have any here. Either I can order some and send them to you (after programming), or you send me some and I send them back. Let me know exactly what you need.

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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #114 on: 19:58, 06 April 15 »
Hi Talrek,
I can do this and I'm in France, send me a PM if you like. Never done that but my TOP2011 programmer has the GAL16V8B in the compatibility list.

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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #115 on: 20:57, 06 April 15 »
Yes i'm Frenchfor sure  :P :P :P :P
Well i have some Gals with me. I just need x3 to be programmed ;-)

Let's try with dxs as you live in France, it will be faster ;-)

Thanks Bryce, always nice !


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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #116 on: 21:47, 06 April 15 »
anti-multiface (from logon ?) only works with 64ko software.

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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #117 on: 22:02, 06 April 15 »
No problem, if it doesn't work out I can still do it. The TOP2011 should work fine, but if not I have a Batronix BX48 which definitely works.

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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #118 on: 14:46, 07 April 15 »
No problem, if it doesn't work out I can still do it. The TOP2011 should work fine, but if not I have a Batronix BX48 which definitely works.

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ok thank you I will no forget about that :)


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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #119 on: 19:29, 18 April 15 »
Hello everybody  :D
Thanks to dxs, i received today some programmed gals
I tried them as soon as possible... and... It is official MultiFace2 clone on MX4 rocks  8) 8) 8)

It works well, i tried it on a cpc6128 and a plus one and it works fine so far.

I'll try to take pictures tomorrow (my daughter will do) because i broke my left wrist, and it becomes hard to solder with one hand  :'( :'(
I will solder now the 9 remaining as fast as possible, and iwait to receive my gal programmer.









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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #120 on: 20:34, 18 April 15 »
I was all "oh yes please please I want one oh yes yes yes" and then I read your last post... Ouch! Hope it mends quickly and well, mate... And that it doesn't hurt like hell :(

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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #121 on: 21:08, 18 April 15 »
I was all "oh yes please please I want one oh yes yes yes" and then I read your last post... Ouch! Hope it mends quickly and well, mate... And that it doesn't hurt like hell :(
It should be a little slower but i will solder with my teeth  :laugh:

I'm going to send PM for the 1st batch watch your PMboxes ;-)
 
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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #122 on: 21:37, 18 April 15 »
Hello everybody  :D
Thanks to dxs, i received today some programmed gals
I tried them as soon as possible... and... It is official MultiFace2 clone on MX4 rocks  8) 8) 8)

It works well, i tried it on a cpc6128 and a plus one and it works fine so far.

I'll try to take pictures tomorrow (my daughter will do) because i broke my left wrist, and it becomes hard to solder with one hand  :'( :'(
I will solder now the 9 remaining as fast as possible, and iwait to receive my gal programmer.
Ouch. I hope that your wrist heals quickly, no rush..... so long as one of those 9 has my name on it ;)


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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #123 on: 22:20, 18 April 15 »
It should be a little slower but i will solder with my teeth  :laugh:

I'm going to send PM for the 1st batch watch your PMboxes ;-)

Hope your hand heals quickly!

Looking forward to my PM and multiface! :D

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Re: MultiFace II clone
« Reply #124 on: 11:15, 19 April 15 »
Please, can you post here some pictures from your multiface 2 mx4 finished version?
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