Copying from a floppy to an SD card?

Torfinn Ingolfsen tingox at
Tue Feb 23 06:51:18 CST 2016

On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 8:02 AM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at> wrote:
> I'm occasionally called on to transfer some of the C64 floppies.  I have a
> 1571 and have cobbled up the XM interface connected to a DB25F permanently
> mounted on the drive.  That way, I can use a "straight through" cable to the
> parallel port of the host PC without thinking about what I might need.
> Works fine; I get use it about once every 3-4 years.
> I suppose it might be possible to rig something more elaborate up using a
> small MCU and a USB cable, but the need doesn't justify the effort.

FWIW, I use a ZoomFloppy[1] connected to a 1571. OpenCBM is my choice
for software.
Only used occasionally :)

Torfinn Ingolfsen

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