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Old 21 March 2012, 01:17   #22
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Wait! What's 'TP7P5Fix' for?
I never used it.
Thinking about the past, perhaps I used a 400 MHz AMD K6... I'm not sure.
TP7P5Fix.com is a TSR (Terminate and Stay Resident) patch for running ReadADF on PCs with processors faster than 266MHz. I've attached it below.

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Is the original picture/scheme still viewable on the site/WayBack Machine?
It was a .gif, I think, showing where to make the connections etc.
Cable schematic is attached below.

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I wonder... why bother? You have both the Catweasel and KryoFlux, so you're light years ahead of ReadADF...
This program has enough interesting features (retries, etc.) to justify trying to make it run smoothly, plus it's not closed source like the others you mention.

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EDIT: The cable I used was a single-wire (not shielded), and its length was around 50 cm...
Yep, that's what's recommended. My cable is shorter than that but, because it was designed for the Disk2FDI program, it has two wires and it's a twisted pair (but I can't remember whether twisting them was recommended or not). Now I'm wondering whether screening it might help prevent interference and thus improve the speed and performance of the ReadADF program.
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