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ZX Spectrum +2A - Is there a Floppy drive Interface for these Machines ? ?


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I use a DivMMC Enjoy with mine...

https://www.bytedelight.com/?product_cat=divmmc-enjoy

it emulates a 'betadisk' system via SD card... I don't think theres a disk system as standardized as the Amstrad systems though, unforunately, so I'm not sure how it's best to connect a REAL floppy
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Hi Keith56


Thanks I will have a look at the Divmmc --->


Is tere a Forum that is similar to this one for the ZX Spectrum ?


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WOS was the biggest, but they got burned in the whole ZX Vega omnishambles:
https://www.worldofspectrum.org/forums/

Spectrum computing is the phoenix to the ashes of that mess:
https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/forums/

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Thanks I will have a look at them.


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I use a DivMMC Enjoy with mine...

https://www.bytedelight.com/?product_cat=divmmc-enjoy

it emulates a 'betadisk' system via SD card... I don't think theres a disk system as standardized as the Amstrad systems though, unforunately, so I'm not sure how it's best to connect a REAL floppy


There was supposed to be an official disc interface for the +2A which would have allowed you to turn the machine into a +3 (+3DOS is present in the +2A ROMs), but I don't believe it was ever actually released - so only the +3 ever had an official disk drive. There were numerous other interfaces, each with their own DOS, which had varying degrees of success (more so in Russia).

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Get a DivIDE2K14 from Lotharek, they cover any Spectrum: https://lotharek.pl/productdetail.php?id=71

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Thanks I will have a look


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