Firmware updates for the STM32/Gotek HxC floppy emulators !

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

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23 September 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.7.12a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- "Autoboot"/ File selector mode : Fix long name issue 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 !

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24 September 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.8.1a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- OSD : Config menu -> The OSD screen position can now be set in the settings menu.
(press both buttons to enter the menu)
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 !

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30 September 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.9.4a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- OSD : Default OSD size increased to 21x2 characters.
- OSD : New embedded OSD file selector in full screen mode (21x24 characters).
- Faster scroll text.
Image

Youtube demo : :arrow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kl1FX8N-ILo

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 !

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21 November 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.10.1a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- Roland machines : w30,s50,s33,s55 files direct support added.

- E-mu ESI / EOS : img,ima,dsk files direct support added.

- New system family raw file support : E-mu ESI / EOS. (7 digits display menu entry -> 01B)

- Autoboot/file selector : Old style HxC config files support fixed. (long names issue)

- QD support : Support malformed third-party QD files.

- OSD : Optimizations.

- Custom firmware page OSD options simplified :
- New resolutions selections : 20x24 and 40x24 characters for PAL/NTSC or 640x480 VGA display types.
OSD 40x24 characters file selector :

Image

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 !

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2 December 2019 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.10.8a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- USB stick browser Fix : "No file image found !" printed when no folder and no floppy image are found on the usb stick.
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 !

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22 January 2020 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.10.9a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- Version code / splash screen : Now shows you if you are using the QuickDisk firmware variant or not.
- Quickdisk : 64 bytes ("Very short") Read emulation pipeline buffer size option added to the custom firmware page.
2 February 2020 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.10.10a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- New custom firmware page option : Bitrate override.
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 !

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27 February 2020 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.11.1a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- Last selected file image auto load : Restore the file browser folder position.
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 !

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1 March 2020 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.11.2a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- STARTUPA.HFE power up auto select : Fix v3.4.11.1a regression.
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USB_HFE_hxc_floppy_emulator_firmware_release_notes.txt

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

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28 March 2020 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.11.3a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- OSD : Atari ST High resolution (Horizontal refresh rate : 35.8KHz) : Fix horizontal front porch delay.
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USB_HFE_hxc_floppy_emulator_firmware_release_notes.txt

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

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15 April 2020 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.14.1a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- Stream encoder : Amiga demo "Eon by The Black Lotus" random crashes 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 !

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10 May 2020 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.15.2a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- New custom firmware page options :

HFE blind write mode support. (Don't check/ignore sync words)

GCR encoding method write mode support.
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 !

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1 June 2020 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.16.2a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- CPC DSK : Fix ZX spectrum "Rolling Thunder" protection support (and this probably also fix others games).

- RAW files : Stream unformatted track when trying to read above the image max track.

- Custom firmware page : Fix an internal memory alignment issue with some particular settings.
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 !

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9 June 2020 : Firmware STM32 USB HxCFloppyEmulator v3.4.16.4a ( https://hxc2001.com/custom_fw/ and WIP_Firmware folder )

- v3.4.16.2a regression fix : Fix file selector issue on fast Amiga machines (>= A1200).
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 !

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Thanks for the updates, they're up and working for me!

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solarmon wrote:
Wed Mar 13, 2019 9:40 pm
You can see how I connect up the RGB and normal rotary encoder direction pins to DIR and CLK (red and blue cables) and the ground pin (green cable) goes to JB ground pin.

Connected to RGB rotary encoder:
Image

Connected to a normal rotary encoder:
Image
I'm very curious how the wiring for rgb goes.......

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