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Old 19 October 2017, 15:00   #1
RetroManCave
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An External Gotek with a Boot Selector

Hello!

Here's a little video I made about reusing an external floppy case with a Gotek, and using a boot selector to make it DF0. Perhaps others will find it useful

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I understand there are numerous upgrades and firmware extras for the Gotek which I'm looking into now to enable things like write support. Great little device.
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Old 25 March 2019, 07:16   #2
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I can't get any Bubble Bobble rom to work with this sort of configuration (but I am using FlashFloppy v1.0 instead of cortex firmware). Can someone else please confirm?
 
Old 26 March 2019, 18:58   #3
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I'm surprised the old Cortex firmware is still in use, as it is buggy and not maintained for years now.
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Old 28 March 2019, 09:18   #4
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If you purchase an ACA500Plus, you can do this in the setup boot menu. I don’t know it does it without modifying the CIA chip, but it does. I wish I would have known this before I purchased the df0 boot selector, ruined an original CIA chip during the install, bought another, purchased a different boot selector with better pin outs, etc....

And the ACA500Plus does so so much more. I would advise everyone to purchase it and not to waste any time with a boot selector mod!
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