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Old 04 February 2010, 15:48   #1
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Amiga 1200 HD Question

Hi, i was wondering that are the down sides to the Amiga 1200 HD made by Escom, i know its pretty much the same, but instead of double density drives it uses high density floppies.

I heard it has software incompatibility, anyone have further information on this?
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Old 04 February 2010, 16:38   #2
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It uses PC floppy drives with a hack on the motherboard to make them work with AmigaDOS disks. But the drives are missing an important signal which makes many games with copy protection fail to load.
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Ok, thank you.
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This is exactly why I'm getting a Commodore and just updating it with wb3.1, worth it and easy...right?
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Old 07 February 2010, 00:34   #5
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You can restore the compatibility of the Amiga Technologies A1200 with copy protected floppy disks with one of Stedy's floppy drive adapters.
http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=39042
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