Re: 'Frankenstein' Disk Drives, Done Cheap

From: Gerrit Heitsch <>
Date: Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:26:53 +0200
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On 04/25/2014 02:31 PM, Pete Rittwage wrote:
> On Fri, April 25, 2014 6:13 am, smf wrote:
>>> I'm pretty sure that the last time I tested it Jiffy was slightly faster
>>> than fast serial when both were used with a drive that was not limited
>>> by the access/read time of the medium.
>> I guess commodore dropped the ball again as the 1571 connected to a
>> zoomfloppy can run really fast.
> It exploits a high divider/serial rate that the original 64/128 could
> never hope to achieve.

Probably running the 1571 and by extension the CIA in it at 2 MHz. Even 
when running the C128 at 2 MHz, the CIAs will still be clocked at 1 MHz.


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