Back in the mists of time when the Minstrel 4th was being developed, I had reached the point where it was running, the display was clear, it was running all the code I typed in.
I finally decided to challenge my original assumptions that the files being output from tzxduino, the PC, the laptop, the phone and all the other things that I had tried may have been the problem. Looking around I when through various programs that claimed to do tap to wav conversions.
castool, part of the MAME suite. That was a command line program that took a .tap file and generated a .wav file. That specifically stated that it supported the Jupiter Ace format.
Big Character Scroller Demo' runs very nicely on the Minstrel 4th, with scrolling text and very Amiga like bouncing balls.
I would like the Minstrel 4th to have some other loading options. The first is likely to be serial based, development of that is progressing well.
Minstrel 4th and RC2014 Serial cards are available from My Tindie Store.
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