RX01 Floppies

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Fri Nov 21 14:40:15 CST 2014

On 11/21/2014 11:26 AM, Glen Slick wrote:

> Is it correct that RX01 format floppies can be created from blank
> floppies with a standard PC floppy controller (or at least some
> controllers / motherboards, depending on the controller chip) while
> RX02 format floppies cannot?

Yup.  The RX02 ("double density") use a whacky MFM scheme (with some 
code substitutions) for data with FM sector headers.  Not doable at all 
with a standard PC setup.  RX01s are pretty much stock FM.


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