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

Sentrytv sentrytv at yahoo.com
Wed May 19 18:55:24 UTC 2021


Just a thought.

I picked up some floppy Drives from Kelly at the swap meet that are on the list for amiga compatibility.
Did not give it a thought as to if the motherboard is compatible On my A2000?

Mike Rosen

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> On May 19, 2021, at 10:32 AM, Jeff Salzman via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
> 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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