Re: 1581 and PC disk drives
Date: 2006-06-18 14:40:48

On 2006-06-18, at 13:18, André Fachat wrote:

> Hi there,
> I am looking for information on how to use a standard PC floppy
> disk drive with a 1581 board.
> In the schematics I have seen some differences between the PC
> and the 1581 (mostly the disk changed and rdy signals)
> I have been trying to find anything on the net, but google didn't
> succeed :-(

Just google for converting PC drives into Amiga drives.

> Can anyone here point me to some more information on that topic?

1581 uses the same drive as the Amigas 500, 1000, 2000 both  
mechanically and electrically. And the same as 600 and original  
(Commodore made) 1200.

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bright until you hear them speak.

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