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Old 05 October 2005, 16:41   #1
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Floppy Drives

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Does anyone out there know if I can use a pc floppy drive and thus gain access to 1.4 meg of space as against the 880k limit of the Amiga drive. I look forward to any replies
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Old 05 October 2005, 17:54   #2
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Nope not possible afaik.. well not without some serious hacking anyway
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Old 05 October 2005, 17:54   #3
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Where do you want to install this FD? PC or Amiga? In case that you want to install a PC FD to an Amiga this link might help http://www.freewebs.com/computolio/a...atibility.html. Otherwise I don't think that you can use your PC FD to write or read Amiga disks without having the Catweasel MK4 controller. Check this out also http://amiga.emugaming.com/floppy1.html
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get yourself an external XL drive you can then read and wright to pc discs with cross dos
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Old 06 October 2005, 01:06   #5
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Thanks for that cool first link xalakibaniou! I had a Sony MPF240-1 I had just ripped out of an old PC and was going to throw it away. Now I've re-jumpered it and it should now work as an Amiga drive!
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