I did try desoldering the lead on the ferrite bead and fitting the wire back into the same hole with the bead. That had worked with diodes on the other machines (there are no protection diodes on the C16....), but there wasn't enough space. I instead soldered the wires on the bottom of the PCB.
TFW8b info page). This is the top
PRINT DS$ shows the last response string from the drive, immediately after power on. this will give a firmware version number. DLOAD "filename" is the same as LOAD "filename",8 (in general terms anyway).
RodMan, you get a free digial download version when you buy the tape set. (* what was I saying before about the lack of new games for the C16....)
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