[vcf-midatlantic] Floppy emulators, any experience?

Joseph Oprysko joprysko1 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 14:53:51 EDT 2018


Some are listed as 720k, some 1.44MB, some with 2 digit display, some with
3 digits, and a couple without a display and just 2 LEDs. So I’m a bit
confused as to which are the “right” ones to try to get.

On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 2:46 PM Joseph Oprysko <joprysko1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Out of curiosity, I see lots of those “gotek” floppy emulators on Amazon,
> but often have different model numbers. Anyone know if any particular one
> is better than any others?
>
> On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 2:00 PM Neil Cherry via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
>
>> On 04/09/2018 10:47 AM, John Heritage via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>> > Hi Neil I have experience with the gotek (base version and hxc
>> firmware) as
>> > well as the hxc device itself (bought from lotharek.pl).
>>
>> Thanks John, message sent. I'll summarize once I get a handle on this.
>>
>> And if things are interesting enough, I found several more OS9/OS68K
>> systems and some other stuff (my gawd it seems to never end).
>>
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> --
> Normal Person: Hey, it seems that you know a lot.
> Geek: To be honest, it's due to all the surfing I do.
> Normal Person: So you go surfing?
> Normal Person: But I don't think that has anything to do with knowing a
> lot...
> Geek: I think that's wrong on a fundamental level.
> Normal Person: Huh? Huh? What?
>
-- 
Normal Person: Hey, it seems that you know a lot.
Geek: To be honest, it's due to all the surfing I do.
Normal Person: So you go surfing?
Normal Person: But I don't think that has anything to do with knowing a
lot...
Geek: I think that's wrong on a fundamental level.
Normal Person: Huh? Huh? What?



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