frank.lukas wrote:I think you need a extra program to format a ED Disk like E-Copy ...
Greenious wrote:Well, the Falcon service manual p.27 mentions switch block u57 pad 5 is used to enable "quad density", and the floppy connector on the F030 got 2 mode select pins. (p.39)
ctirad wrote:I allways wanted to try ED drive in the Falcon, but I've never had the ED drive to test. I know it is pretty useles nowdays and probabaly also back then, but I'd like to know anyway, just for the record.
mikro wrote:frank.lukas wrote:ED Kit 3+ from MW Computer -> http://www.stcarchiv.de/tos1993/02/ed-kit
400 DM, holy poo. Hardware really was expensive back then.
arf wrote:Well, that’s ~200€ (without inflation), and it included the AJAX, the kit, a floppy drive, a disk and the software. That’s not that expensive, I’d say.
Bama wrote:I very much want to replace the 1.44 floppy drive in my Falcon with a 2.88 drive.
AtariZoll wrote:I really don't see this as good idea. Better get some mass storage - CF card and adapter. That is cheaper, simpler and can put there "little" more than 2.8 MB (with capital letters).
joska wrote:Again, you don't seem to understand this hobby More than 4Mb RAM - useless. Multitasking on ST - useless.
Please understand - this hobby is not about usefulness or what's cheapest/fastest/most efficient/easiest. Actually, all of those terms are fundamentally incompatible with this hobby. It's all about fun, and if some person finds this ED floppydrive and thinks "hey, would be fun to get this working on my Atari!" then no other reason is needed
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