Re: Extracting files off “unknown” 8 inch disks. Any thoughts…

Terry Stewart terry at
Thu Mar 23 15:20:01 CDT 2017

>For what it's worth, unless you're intent on *writing* 8" single-density
>floppies on the PC, the interconnect between the 8" drive 50-conductor
>cable and the PC 34-conductor one is pretty straightforward.  You don't
>need a FDADAP board for that, although it's very convenient.

Yes, and I'm all for convenience given that reading these things will be a
challenge enough.

I've ordered an FDADAP board and also an FDDC power converter.

Now I just has to wait a week or two for them to arrive!

Terry (Tez)

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