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Old 04 May 2005, 20:56   #1
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Amiga Disk Drives?

Is it possible to use a HD floppy disk drive in an Amiga?

Would it need to be some sort of old "dual boot" disk drive, which would be just as hard to find as a loose Amiga disk drive?
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Old 04 May 2005, 21:03   #2
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Is it possible to use a HD floppy disk drive in an Amiga?
Yes, it is.
You only have to modify the cable, connecting the floppy and the Amiga a bit.
You can find a how-to in the Aminet (just google for it).

And this is, how it should look like:

And I used a "normal" Diskdrive for it. Just went to a store and said "Yo, I need a Floppydrive" and it worked.
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Old 04 May 2005, 23:43   #3
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Yes, but:

1) It only works with standard Amiga DOS software which doesn't rely on the READY signal ! At least every second game won't run correctly because they use their own diskroutines.

2) It will only work as DD drive in the Amiga ( 880KB )
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