Firmware updates for the STM32/Gotek HxC floppy emulators !

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Re: Firmware updates for the STM32/Gotek HxC floppy emulators !

Post by Jeff » Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:23 am

9 July 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.3.7.1a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- Default 7 segments screen standby / powerup can changed on the custom firmware page : https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/
HXCFEUSB_HFE_beta_firmware.zip

USB_HFE_hxc_floppy_emulator_firmware_release_notes.txt

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Re: Firmware updates for the STM32/Gotek HxC floppy emulators !

Post by Jeff » Sun Jul 14, 2019 1:59 am

13 July 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.3.7.4a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- You can hide HXCSDFE.CFG, AUTOBOOT.HFE and /mount/emptyfat.img files on the stick now.
HXCFEUSB_HFE_beta_firmware.zip

USB_HFE_hxc_floppy_emulator_firmware_release_notes.txt

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Re: Firmware updates for the STM32/Gotek HxC floppy emulators !

Post by Jeff » Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:24 pm

24 July 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.3.8.2a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- USB stick browser : Faster/smoother files/folders browsing.

- USB stick folder Auto mount : Faster files copy/image generation.
HXCFEUSB_HFE_beta_firmware.zip

USB_HFE_hxc_floppy_emulator_firmware_release_notes.txt

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Re: Firmware updates for the STM32/Gotek HxC floppy emulators !

Post by Jeff » Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:51 pm

7 August 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.3.8.14a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- Faster disk-change state head-step clear and mask ready during the diskchange delay. (Fix Yamaha Clavinova diskchange issue)
HXCFEUSB_HFE_beta_firmware.zip

USB_HFE_hxc_floppy_emulator_firmware_release_notes.txt

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Re: Firmware updates for the STM32/Gotek HxC floppy emulators !

Post by Jeff » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:12 pm

9 August 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.3.8.15a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- Fix 3.3.8.14a PC Floppy interface mode regression.
HXCFEUSB_HFE_beta_firmware.zip

USB_HFE_hxc_floppy_emulator_firmware_release_notes.txt

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Re: Firmware updates for the STM32/Gotek HxC floppy emulators !

Post by Jeff » Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:59 pm

11 August 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.0.0a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- Work in progress : QuickDisk emulation support added !

A new build variant is now available to emulate QuickDisk drive !

The Gotek floppy port to the QuickDisk interface is :
-- Shugart pin -- -- QuickDisk Machine--

Pin 2 (/DC) -> /MS (/MediaSense)
Pin 10 (/DS0) -> Connect it to GND/VSS
Pin 16 (/MotorOn) -> /MO
Pin 20 (/Step) -> /RS (/Reset)
Pin 22 (/WriteData) -> /WD (/WriteData)
Pin 24 (/WriteGate) -> WG (WriteGate)
Pin 28 (/WriteProtect) -> WP (WriteProtect)
Pin 30 (/ReadData) -> RD (ReadData)
Pin 34 (/Ready) -> /RY (/Ready)

Pins 4,6,8,12,14,18,26 and 32 can be left unconnected on the Gotek.
Odd pins Gotek pins (1,3,5,7,...,33) should be connected to the GND/VSS.

The jumper must be set to "MO".

A Blank QuickDisk floppy disk can be found in the firmware archive in the /QuickDisk folder.
HXCFEUSB_HFE_beta_firmware.zip

USB_HFE_hxc_floppy_emulator_firmware_release_notes.txt

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Re: Firmware updates for the STM32/Gotek HxC floppy emulators !

Post by Jeff » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:26 pm

13 August 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.1.1a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- QuickDisk support : Write support fixed (DMA descriptors fixed).
HXCFEUSB_HFE_beta_firmware.zip

USB_HFE_hxc_floppy_emulator_firmware_release_notes.txt

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Re: Firmware updates for the STM32/Gotek HxC floppy emulators !

Post by Jeff » Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:22 am

14 August 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.1.2a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- QuickDisk support : More important write support fixes !
HXCFEUSB_HFE_beta_firmware.zip

USB_HFE_hxc_floppy_emulator_firmware_release_notes.txt

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Re: Firmware updates for the STM32/Gotek HxC floppy emulators !

Post by Jeff » Thu Aug 15, 2019 12:53 pm

15 August 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.1.4a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- QuickDisk support : More Fixes again ! Blank.qd image : Ready window increased from 5s to 5.5s.
HXCFEUSB_HFE_beta_firmware.zip

USB_HFE_hxc_floppy_emulator_firmware_release_notes.txt

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