Looking for an IDE simulator

alan at alanlee.org alan at alanlee.org
Sat Aug 29 18:17:02 CDT 2020

I haven't worked on it in a while due to work commitments.  But there is 


Though I've recently updated the design to use an iCE40, open toolchain, 
and changed the form factor to be more of a module.

I need another board spin to make more progress and that is searching 
for time in my schedule to compelte.


On 2020-08-28 12:07, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote:
> After having a run of almost half a dozen IDE hard drive failures 
> recently in
> a short period of time (on my older desktops which use them, I've 
> decided that
> I should see if there's an IDE emulator (using SD cards) available I 
> could
> switch to. (I'm not sure why I had so many failures in such a short 
> period; I
> can only conclude that they're too old now, and reaching the end of 
> their
> service lives.
> So soes anyone have one (or more) they can recommend? (IDE simulators 
> only; I
> don't want to have to mess around changing anything more than I 
> _absolutely_
> have to)? I did find these guys:
> http://store.mesanet.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=74_64
> in an online search - the CFADPTHD seems like it's close to what I'd 
> want,
> except it's Compact Flash; I'd have preferred SD but I guess converting
> their interface to IDE is more work.
>       Noel

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