[Coco] CoCo needs?
sroussea at comlab.com
Mon Mar 7 14:23:19 EST 2005
I agree with you.
If we can handle .dsk files with a CoCo without the RS Disk Controller or
if we can use a current 3.5" drive with an affordable disk controller,
every things will be easier for the CoCo community.
I think the use of memory cards (SD, MMC or Compact Flash) could be a good
media to handle .dsk files between PCs and CoCos.
If the DriveWire don't requires a drive controller, it could be a good
alternative too but you need to have the CoCo close of your PC (this is not
At 13:55 2005-03-07, you wrote:
>This is just my $0.02 but Bill G's email prompted me to write this. What
>CoCo users need most right now is an affordable disk controller that will
>work with current 3.5" drives.
>For those with older 5.25" disks, there are those of us who could transer
>to 3.5" disks for you.
>The DriveWire from Cloud 9 could be an alternative, but it too requires a
>drive controller in the CoCo. Maybe a ROM pack could be developed to boot
>the CoCo to HDOS.
>PS: I haven't had time to get my DriveWire working, but plan to soon. If
>anyone has any pointers, please drop me a note. Thanks!
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