non working floppy drive

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flipsideofamemory
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non working floppy drive

Post by flipsideofamemory » Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:07 pm

Hi,
I was given a non working emax II. The internal floppy drive doesn't work. From the research I've done I know that I could track an original floppy drive MITSUBISHI MF353B (not easy). But what's not clear to me is if I could replace the non working floppy drive with an emulator (floppy, smart drive or usb). From what I've understand you still need a working internal floppy drive. Am I wrong ? Do I have other options ?
Thanks for your help.

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Re: non working floppy drive

Post by Jeff » Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:40 pm

no internal drive is needed.

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Re: non working floppy drive

Post by flipsideofamemory » Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:00 am

Thanks for your answer. That sounds great !
I have two other questions :
Is it allowed here to share bootable disk files for emax II ?
Between the USB and SDcard solutions, the USB seems more convenient but if it's read only does that mean I can't save samples on it ?

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Re: non working floppy drive

Post by Jeff » Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:18 pm

flipsideofamemory wrote:
Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:00 am
Thanks for your answer. That sounds great !
I have two other questions :
Is it allowed here to share bootable disk files for emax II ?
Between the USB and SDcard solutions, the USB seems more convenient but if it's read only does that mean I can't save samples on it ?
both have the read/write support.

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Re: non working floppy drive

Post by flipsideofamemory » Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:01 am

Thanks. I will go with the SD cards though. Lotahrek doesn't support USB sticks (that's why I thought USB was read only) and Gotek seems unreliable.

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