[vcf-midatlantic] Anyone with a Mac "Bridge" machine able to make a 400k disk

corey cohen coreyvcf at gmail.com
Mon Apr 3 20:12:47 EDT 2017


PCs can't directly write 400/800k 3.5" Mac floppies.  They need a variable speed drive.  Even more modernish Macs can't do it with their floppy drives.  

corey cohen
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> On Apr 3, 2017, at 2:47 PM, Christopher Gioconda via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> 
> Hi Corey,
> 
> Pardon my ignorance, but is that a 3.5" or 5.25" diskette? The reason I ask
> is that I have a desktop pc with a 3.5" floppy disk drive that supports
> OmniDisk/OmniFloppy so I could potentially write the disk image that way.
> Let me know if I can help. Thanks!
> 
> Christopher Gioconda cgioconda at gmail.com
> 
> On Apr 3, 2017 2:15 PM, "corey cohen via vcf-midatlantic" <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> 
>> I was hoping to get the serial to Mac 128/512k transfer disk from
>> tck8800.com on a 400k floppy so I don't have to get a bridge machine
>> going forward.  Once I have a copy of that disk and an rs422 to rs232 cable
>> I can just use my modern MacBook Pro to transfer files and disk images.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Corey
>> 
>> corey cohen
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