RX01 Floppies

Glen Slick glen.slick at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 15:08:34 CST 2014

On Fri, Nov 21, 2014 at 12:40 PM, Chuck Guzis <cclist at sydex.com> wrote:
> 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.

So is the original poster (Michael) really looking for already
formatted RX01 floppies, or will blank 8-inch single sided floppies do
just as well? Probably easier to find generic floppies than already
formatted RX01 floppies.

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