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Re: CPC Disk Drive Adapter
« Reply #1 on: 16:44, 09 March 20 »
Anyone tried this?

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Re: CPC Disk Drive Adapter
« Reply #2 on: 20:15, 09 March 20 »
Anyone tried this?


I will try..


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Re: CPC Disk Drive Adapter
« Reply #3 on: 00:26, 10 March 20 »
I wonder - would this adaptor work for a PCW as well?

At present, I use a standard A: 3" drive, but I have two drives available as B:, either a 3.5" drive, or a 5.25" 360k drive, and I have a lead and connector coming out the back of the PCW and I plug the required 26 way connector onto that.   The 5.25" drive uses the PCW power, the 3.5" drive uses a separate power supply, so I'm not swapping power supply.   As well as those, I'd like - one day - to find a 3" B: drive to connect, so that I can access the CF2DD disks as and when I get them.   So swapping for A: doesn't matter, but B: would.

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Re: CPC Disk Drive Adapter
« Reply #4 on: 10:41, 10 March 20 »
It's more or less just a floppy adapter cable made on a PCB so that the option switches can be mounted. ie: something like this but with switches: http://www.cpcwiki.eu/index.php/File:Floppy_Cable.png

There's no reason why it shouldn't work if he got all the pinouts correct (which I assume he did).

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