Justin wrote: > On May 7, 2009, at 03:10 , <firstname.lastname@example.org> > <email@example.com> wrote: >> >>> Next step: copying the data between the two drives. >> >> Next idea: adding extra memory. The idea is to read a track in one go >> and decode and transfer the data to the HD later. Disadvantage: extra >> hardware needed. No problem for me but I want to keep things as simple >> as possible for the moment. > > I think this is critical to achieving your goal, since it will > significantly improve your ability to read from copy-protected disks. > The 1541U, for example, already supports optionally enabling extra ram > in its 1541 emulation. I'm not sure why since you can't really use it > for track at a time reads, but there it is. There is at least one > person selling new ram expansion kits for the 1541 on eBay on a regular > basis for $19, so they are not exotic or hard to find. And, of course mnib/nibtools to transfer directly to PC via the direct parallel port approach. http://c64preservation.com -- Nate Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2009-05-08 06:57:26
Archive generated by hypermail 2.2.0.