Re: max IEC bus length and loading?

From: Nate Lawson <>
Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2010 16:08:06 -0800
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On 11/7/2010 2:12 PM, Gene Buckle wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Nov 2010, Nate Lawson wrote:
>> I think we will target 4 drives with some kind of max bus length and
>> document that in the README. We will try to allow it to work with more
>> devices, but no guarantees. Really, if you want more drives, just get
>> another ZoomFloppy.  :-)
> Nate, I'm really looking forward to that device.  I've got a _ton_ of
> disks I need to get imaged and the only PC I have left with an LPT port
> is starting to get dodgy on me.  I've seen reference that it will
> support a parallel cable - is it this variant by chance:
> ?  This is the one I've
> got installed in my dedicated imaging drive.

Yes, the standard VIA parallel cable is already supported. It works for
faster transfers with OpenCBM d64copy or for protected disks with nibtools.


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