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New software and firmware.

It's been a while since ~I've added anything new to the blog I have been still working on the project.

TZXDuino 1.13

I've updated the TZXDuino firmware to include HQ.UEF support which was programmed by Rafael Molina Chesserot of the MAXDuino Team. Most unzipped UEFs will now work with the TZXDuino on both Electron and BBC. The only exceptions I've found so far are Uridium and Starquake on the BBC.
Because the TZXDuino is now working on so many other models of computer and not just the Sinclairs I've added a Pause at Start option to the Menu. With this on, when you select a file and press play the file will be automatically paused unless you have typed in your load command on your computer and pressed enter and the motor control is plugged in. It's exactly the same way a cassette player with motor control would work.

You can download the firmware from here.

New Software
Speaking of UEFs Ricky El-Qasem has made a UEF extraction tool that makes it so much more easier to decompress UEF files for use with the TZXDuino and it will also batch decompress too.

You can get it from his Github here.

Not only that but Ricky has also made an easy to use firmware uploader so you no longer have to use the Arduino IDE. It contains Arduitape 1.7, CASDuino 1.19, TZXDuino 1.11 and TZXDuino 1.13.

7 easy steps.
Step1: Plug your Device into the USB port
Step2: Open TZXduino Uploader and select the COM port
Step3: Choose which type of Arduino you use
Step4: Choose which Firmware you need
Step5: Display you are using
Step6: If you are using an LCD display with an I2C adapter you need to specify the I2C address
Step7: Upload

Again you can download it from his Github here.


  1. the flags as a Trojan in Windows Defender!

    1. If you change your settings in the App & Browser Control to Warn you should then have the ability to control if the programme is installed or not.


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