On Monday 27 January 2014, you wrote: > I was more hoping for a solution to dealing with the variable spindle speed > on the 400 and 800k Mac formats. I picked up an old 9600, but its 604 > won't boot anymore, and OS 7.6.1 won't boot with the G3 in it. It was the > last hardware Apple sold that could read the 400k format, but they stopped > including driver support for the 400k format after OS 7.6.1. Rather than > hunt for a 604 processor card, I was hoping to find some vintage computing > solution that would do more than scratch my Mac floppy itch, IE handle > Amiga and my handful of 1581 floppies too. the variable spindle speed is no problem for flux samplers, as they are doing all de- and encoding in software anyway. from a coders perspective, those Mac disks have "speed zones" just like c64 disks do :) -- http://www.hitmen-console.org http://magicdisk.untergrund.net http://www.pokefinder.org http://ftp.pokefinder.org Unix *is* user-friendly; it's just picky about its friends. Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2014-01-28 06:01:24
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