Alternative Hardware Design for Floppy Interface

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Sat Oct 20 17:34:28 CDT 2007


On Saturday 20 October 2007 15:17, e.stiebler wrote:
> Patrick Finnegan wrote:
> > On Saturday 20 October 2007 13:00, e.stiebler wrote:
> >> or read from a valuable floppy, I can wait a minute to transfer it
> >> via V24 which most computers have. (Please don't kill me for this
> >> "most").
> >
> > Also, if you think that RS-232 is fast enough, you haven't had a
> > real stack of hundreds of floppies that you needed to sort through
> > and read.
>
> And all those floppies got beamed to your shelf last night, or are
> they sitting there for years ?
> ;-)
> Not buying the speed issue ...

Usually, people dump them off on me something like 100+ when they do.

Pat
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