[Coco] Read Coco floppies in my PC
jekent at optusnet.com.au
Sun Apr 1 02:18:21 EDT 2012
I thought there was a reduce write current signal on some of the drives.
Does anyone know how that was used ?
I remember writing to some high density 1.2MByte floppies but could not
I have some WD279X chips. If you run them with a 2.4MHz clock in 8" mode
perhaps they could be used to write high density 1.2MB drives. You'd
have to build a 6809 board or wire wrap something.
On 1/04/2012 6:34 AM, Frank Pittel wrote:
> I remember back in the day when there was a lot of talk about the problem that
> never had any issues with it on my computer. It had a 360K drive and a 1.2 meg
> drive and the 360K drive never had a prob reading disks written by the 1.2meg drive.
> That of course was me and those two drives though! I make no claims about other drive combos!!
> It's also been a long time since you've used a floppy on anything but my coco and I'm
> moving towards drivewire as fast as I can!!
> The Other Frank
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