[vcf-midatlantic] Which Amigas support 1.44MB/1.76MB floppy drives?

jsalzman at gmail.com jsalzman at gmail.com
Wed May 19 14:32:18 UTC 2021

The Amiga 4000 does. There's a jumper on the motherboard to switch between
DD or HD drive, depending on what's installed in the system.

I'm not sure about the Amiga 3000, but the other systems do not
(inherently) support 1.44MB/1.76MB drives.

Jeff Salzman

On Wed, May 19, 2021, 10:04 AM John Heritage via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Hey there -
> I was just curious which Amigas (and KS/WB versions) support 1.44/1.76MB
> floppy drives?
> I have an HxC emulator that can support 1.76MB ADF files, and I know some
> later Amigas can support this format, but it doesn't work on my Amiga 500,
> at least when booted to KS/WB 2.0 or 3.1.  I believe the floppy controller
> on the Amiga is part of Paula, so what else changed that allowed this
> format to work?   Would a stock 1200?
> Thanks!
> John

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