[vcf-midatlantic] Stuff I'm looking for at VCF
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Wed Mar 29 13:00:26 EDT 2017
"I wish there was a ~$60ish CF card or SD card board for the IIGS!"
$100 cash may get you a MicroDrive/Turbo for the IIgs if you ask really
nicely. :-) Let me know off list and I could bring one.
You could however piece together an older CFFA or MicroDrive for about $60
in parts. You would need a proto PCB for a backbone, but the rest is
pretty standard parts. I also have a broken CFFA is you want a fun project
Henry S. Courbis
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On Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 12:16 PM, Tony Bogan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> I hear you joseph. I prefer using the actual hardware from the given
> timeframe. I like the modern solutions to help me get the images from
> Internet to floppy media (or hard drives) and for quick access to a given
> title so I can test it on a certain machine and then transfer to floppy. I
> also love having all my diagnostic software handy in one place (even though
> I've got actual floppies of all of them anyway!)
> I was actually responding to Ethan's email about wishing there was a
> ~$60ish cf or sd card for the IIgs.
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On Mar 29, 2017, at 11:57 AM, Joseph Marlin via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> > I actually already have a Floppy Emu banging around that I got for
> basically free a while back, and I have external floppy drives and ADT
> anyhow. Actually, I also have it set up to boot off of LocalTalk from one
> of my powermacs. I really just want a SCSI card so that I can have some
> permanent standalone storage that's also period-accurate and also literally
> just so I can play with synthlab-- I can install it on my AppleTalk share,
> but it turns out synthlab won't start up with AppleTalk active.
> > Thanks for the suggestion, though!
> >> If you want simple and inexpensive the sddisk][ form Plamen in Bulgaria
> hooks directly to the disk II controller card.
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