Re: 1581 or FD-2000

From: MagerValp (MagerValp_at_Goth.Org)
Date: 1998-03-26 18:42:43

>>>>> "Stephen" == Stephen Judd <> writes:

Stephen> The FD-2000 is really great. If you don't have JiffyDOS, you
Stephen> should get it too (to access the extra commands in a simple
Stephen> way).

Nah, I'm happy enough with my FC3.

Stephen> The FD's have several advantages. First is that you can make
Stephen> partitions.

I was under the impression that you could on a 1581 as well.

Stephen> Finally, and perhaps most importantly, it can use HD disks.
Stephen> That not only means heaps of storage (the blocks free count
Stephen> is a beautiful sight :), but that you don't have to search
Stephen> for someplace that sells DD disks.

Since I'm an amiga user I'm already stuck with them...

Stephen> Action Replay and such work fine with the drive, for
Stephen> accessing subdirectories/ partitions/etc. JiffyDOS will of
Stephen> course speed up the data transfer, though.

My FC3 won't?

Stephen> This, btw, is my one annoyance with the drive: my Amiga can
Stephen> only r/w 1581 disks, which means I can't use HD disks for
Stephen> data transfer.

You can hardly blame the FD-2000 for that... :)

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