Re: Commodore 65 and 1581 incompatibility

Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2015 13:07:37 +0100
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> On 2015-11-20, at 08:24, Michał Pleban <> wrote:
> Hello!
> wrote:
>> So indeed there is a different connector. Yet I would be rather surprised if they made a very special drive. My guess is that they combined the power with signal lines on one cable but still kept the Shugart interface intact. If this is true then you should be able to adapt (including the eject button exchange) any FB-354 as found in A500s
> That's my htought too, but where can I buy the correct cable? It looks
> like 116 or Plus/4 keyboard cable.

I'd rather build an adapter with FFC socket on it and use the cable you already have. In case you break it, they should still be obtainable.


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