TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum

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Re: TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum

Post by Ast A. Moore » Tue May 29, 2018 9:49 am

djnzx48 wrote:
Tue May 29, 2018 9:44 am
Well, it does seem a bit weird to do the phase inversion, but it was just something that I read about here: https://retrocomputing.stackexchange.co ... ette-world
Ah, well, in that case, yes, it makes sense. But only if you wire it like that.
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Re: TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum

Post by hikoki » Tue May 29, 2018 11:24 am

You may want to try EAR VIA BLUETOOTH like this http://www.zxuno.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=327
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Re: TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum

Post by PeterJ » Tue May 29, 2018 12:09 pm

I have tried these Android apps, but never had much luck. The only reliable way I have found is by using Tape2Wav from the Fuse Utilities, then playing the resulting file through VLC at around 65% Volume. I use a 3.5mm stereo plug to two 3.5mm mono plug cable that I got off eBay for a couple of quid.

I saw the post earlier about these Android volume increasing apps, but never found it made any difference.
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Re: TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum

Post by namco » Thu May 31, 2018 8:20 pm

Thanks for the advice. Will check it out this weekend as I have more testing with some incoming microswitch joysticks! :)
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Re: TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum

Post by namco » Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:35 pm

As an update to this, I've managed to get my game onto tape via mp3.

Here's how I did it:
http://www.stupendous-stuff.com/blog/18 ... to-an-mp3/
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Re: TZX/TAP to Cassette/Spectrum

Post by namco » Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:10 am

Just a further post for apologies of forgetting this post, initially, which I then linked to and then read PeterJ's post about Tape2Wav - something else I'd forgotten about!

So for anyone else reading this post from the blog page and wondering why the two don't add up. Forgetfulness and a warm summer didn't help!
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