What am I doing wrong ?

HxC Floppy Emulator E-mu SP1200 support
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knarzmaschine
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What am I doing wrong ?

Post by knarzmaschine » Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:03 pm

Hi guys,

I had luck with my Studio 440 and Prophet 2002, but somehow I cannot
get my REV F Emulator working with my SP1200 :-(

Doing the same thing as before, tried several SD cards, tried EMU-Shugart, used the images files
from the net (already HFE files), no luck :-( Switches are on ID0.

Somehow it's stuck and the display is switching between "READING FAT" & (c)HxC and then stops !

Any help would be highly appreciated :-)

Best,

Thomas

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Re: What am I doing wrong ?

Post by Jeff » Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:21 am

knarzmaschine wrote: Somehow it's stuck and the display is switching between "READING FAT" & (c)HxC and then stops !
All sdcard are doing the same thing ?

First thing to check : the power supply. Power supply failure are very common. Can you check the +5V voltage?

another thing to try : switch off the hxc sound.

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Re: What am I doing wrong ?

Post by knarzmaschine » Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:58 pm

I tried several different cards and all do the same.
+5V is at +4.67V, but that should be ok ?
Switched off the sound and it's the same.
The original Floppy does work and so does the SP.
Thanks,
Thomas

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Re: What am I doing wrong ?

Post by Jeff » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:23 pm

knarzmaschine wrote:I tried several different cards and all do the same.
+5V is at +4.67V, but that should be ok ?
Switched off the sound and it's the same.
The original Floppy does work and so does the SP.
Thanks,
Thomas
Can you try to plug the emulator on other computer/instrument (PC...) ?
The SDCard are formatted in FAT32 ?

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Re: What am I doing wrong ?

Post by knarzmaschine » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:37 pm

Already put the one I had in the SP into my Prophet 2002 and works like a charm.
SD is formatted in FAT32 of course...for testing I used a 32MB and the HxC says
it's the wrong format. The emulators are fine.
I guess I make a very minor stupid mistake somewhere, but I don't know where.

My process:

- Formatting FAT32 on a PC
- copy the CFG file onto the SD first (AUTO or EMU Shugart, both same results)
- then copy the HFE files onto the card

Usually the SP asks INSERT DISKETTE, but with the emulator it says READING DISK.
But then just stops.
I will try to dump one of my own Floppies and see if they work.
The ones I used were from the net.
Update soon :-)

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Re: What am I doing wrong ?

Post by Jeff » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:55 pm

Just download this and unzip the SP1200 zip on the sdcard :

http://hxc2001.com/download/floppy_driv ... Images.zip

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Re: What am I doing wrong ?

Post by knarzmaschine » Fri Jan 18, 2013 12:59 am

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH !!!!
I knew it was a minor but stupid mistake !!!
I connected the cable the wrong way, 1 of the connector is on the oposite side
on the SP.
Thanks for your help and now all is working flawless :D :D :D
Thomas

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Re: What am I doing wrong ?

Post by pfaffian » Sun Mar 22, 2015 1:17 pm

What jumper settings did you use for the Studio 440? Mine won't format!

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