[Coco] SuperIDE Comments
rtaylor at bayou.com
Thu Mar 11 13:46:41 EST 2004
At 12:25 PM 3/11/2004 -0600, you wrote:
>Today I received my SuperIDE prototype rev #2 in order to refine the
>software and documentation for the product. I have to say that this turn
>of the board is gorgeous and FAST! Mark has done a terrific engineering
>job here, and I have to say it is the most jam-packed CoCo peripheral to
>come out in many years. I'm using a 64MB CompactFlash device plugged
>into the built-in socket, and HDB-DOS 1.1 burned into flash bank #0. On a
>CoCo 2, the DIRs just scream on by. You can imagine what a CoCo 3 running
>at double-speed will do!
>The construction is solid and superb. The case is your standard floppy
>controller sized covering, and this thing fits nicely on the side of a
>CoCo. The LED flashes on CF accesses, so you know when data is traveling.
>For those of you with SuperBoard down payments, I know it has been a long
>time in coming... please be just a little more patient! With the R&D that
>Mark and I have invested into this product, we feel confident that the
>SuperBoard is going to be one hell of a knock-out product.
64MB on a CoCo! So many possibilities.........
How does HDB-DOS deal with accessing virtual floppy drives under "Disk BASIC"?
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