[vcf-midatlantic] Floppy emulators, any experience?

Dean Notarnicola dnotarnicola at gmail.com
Sun Apr 8 21:11:49 EDT 2018

I've tried it on Atari ST, Amiga and TRS-80 Mod I. Have not yet tried with
CoCo with either OS. I tend to think it will work with most MFM formats
(I've heard it works on the TI/99 but have not yet tried it), but not GCR.

On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 6:42 PM Neil Cherry <ncherry at linuxha.com> wrote:

> On 04/08/2018 05:37 PM, Dean Notarnicola wrote:
> > Gotek was a limited option, until the advent of flashfloppy firmware:
> > https://github.com/keirf/FlashFloppy
> Thanks, I did come across that. Wasn't sure what to make of it.
> > This makes it a very viable, relatively inexpensive, although not
> perfect, replacement
> > option. I like the idea of using it for most tasks, and reserving the
> real thing for when
> > it's absolutely needed, saving wear and tear.
> Have you used them with any systems? I've got a hodge-podge of systems
> that include, Microware OS-9 (CoCo, ST-2900 and PT68/K2), Atari ATR-8000
> (CP/M), a few MS-DOS laptop (including one of the first 386sl laptops)
> and more. I'd take it that the DOS stuff won't be hard. The ATR8000
> might not be too hard (CP/M) but the OS-9 systems will be interesting.
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