1541 vs 1571 was New DSDD 5.25" floppies?

Cameron Kaiser spectre at floodgap.com
Fri Oct 5 15:27:38 CDT 2007


Changing subject line ;)

> > > And you all seem to have missed what I'm referring to. :^)  Note the
> > > "III" portion of 1541-III. :^)
> > > http://jderogee.tripod.com/project1541.htm
> >
> > Zane, it still doesn't answer my question.  "Why emulate a 1541 when
> > you could just as easily emulate a 1571?"
> >
> > Sorry for my blockheadedness, but I'm still not clear on this.
> 
> Maybe because the 1541 is a simpler first step?

That's what I was going to say also. The 1571 is a considerably more complex
(being more versatile) unit. Emulating a 1541 is hard enough due to how
exploited its intelligent architecture was by software authors.

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