[Coco] Commodore 64. 1541 disk drive
dave at davebiz.com
Wed Dec 14 17:21:12 EST 2016
Don't forget to keep those copper fingers nice and shiny! :-P
On 12/14/2016 4:03 PM, Johann Klasek wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 06:41:57PM -0600, RETRO Innovations wrote:
>> hehe, I could probably whip you up an adapter :-)
>> But, you could only read/write Commodore formatted disks :-)
>> Still, wouldn't that be a weird thing to see...
> Have it since 1987 ...
> Just a prototype, worked on a Dragon 32. I've reworked the sources
> for Basic hooks on a CoCo, but untested so far.
> I decided to use an extra PIA on the extension slot, on a Dragon 32
> the parallel port would be an option too. On a CoCo (2) the parallel port
> is missing, isn't it?
> Support for SpeedDOS (parallel cable) or burst mode (for 1570/1571/1581
> drives) is on my todo list ...
> As some other mentioned, this drive's communication is aweful slow, but
> the ease of random access makes it.
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