Old TK-80 system working

Post here your pictures / videos / review of the HxC Floppy Emulator.
Post Reply
juntakei
Posts: 1
Joined: Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:16 am

Old TK-80 system working

Post by juntakei » Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:02 am

Hello everyone.
And thanks to Jeff.
I am JUN. I live in Japan.

When I was around 1983, I connected Junk's 8-inch floppy to my own TK-80E/BS made by NEC equipped with
8080 processor via my own FDC board and made a simple original OS, mainly the synthesizer I enjoyed playing.

I wanted to operate this system again in October of last year, I improved and got to work. It's surprising
that it works normally as it is over 30 years old.

This floppy is single sided single density, I bought SD_HxC_Floppy_Emulator to eliminate the movable part
of the floppy. And I succeeded in making it work, so I will send you a picture of my system.

TK-80/BS and external 2 drive floppy system
Image

Real 8-inch floppy drive and SD_HxC_Floppy_Emulator
Image

TK-80/BS and panoramic view of the synthesizer system. Notes PC and mixers are recent.
Image

Jeff
Site Admin
Posts: 4661
Joined: Fri Oct 20, 2006 12:12 am
Location: Paris
Contact:

Re: Old TK-80 system working

Post by Jeff » Sat Apr 15, 2017 7:11 pm

Very nice setup ! :o
Thanks for the feedback !

namachari
Posts: 35
Joined: Tue Aug 23, 2016 11:33 am

Re: Old TK-80 system working

Post by namachari » Sun Apr 16, 2017 1:57 am

Hi Jun,
Thats a very nice TK-80 setup. I always wanted to get one.
I do have nice a TK-85 that I got when I was living in Tokyo, but it's just the plain motherboard with no expansions. Do you know if anyone (in Japan) makes expansion board for them?

Phil

Post Reply