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by Twosocks
Mon Mar 30, 2009 5:49 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Hardware Floppy Disk Drive Emulator
Replies: 55
Views: 31329

Re: Hardware Floppy Disk Drive Emulator

So is there still hope for a Fairlight solution? :D
by Twosocks
Fri Feb 06, 2009 8:27 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Hardware Floppy Disk Drive Emulator
Replies: 55
Views: 31329

Re: Hardware Floppy Disk Drive Emulator

Some more info about the Fairlight. QDOS 8" floppy format (Series I/II/IIx) Drive: Mitsubishi M2896-63, Qume Q242, YE Data YD180 360rpm, single density (FM), soft sectored (1 index hole), 77 tracks/side, 26 sectors/track, 128 Bytes/sector, 500KBit/sec raw single-sided -> total: 2002 sectors = 250.25...
by Twosocks
Fri Feb 06, 2009 5:52 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Hardware Floppy Disk Drive Emulator
Replies: 55
Views: 31329

Re: Hardware Floppy Disk Drive Emulator

Perhaps this can help: The service manual in pdf. (This is the manual for the IIx): http://www.hermannseib.com/documents/CMI_IIx_Service_Manual.pdf There is also a version for the series II online.: http://fairlightus.com/Downloads/Historical/CMI2ServiceManual.pdf The disks used are: Double sided Do...
by Twosocks
Thu Feb 05, 2009 9:59 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Hardware Floppy Disk Drive Emulator
Replies: 55
Views: 31329

Re: Hardware Floppy Disk Drive Emulator

Here is some info about converting the 50 pins connector from a Fairlight. http://users.bart.nl/users/pb0aia/cm/8-525.html Here is info about the Floppy Disk Controller. (Fairlight uses the 1791). http://www.tim-mann.org/trs80/1793.txt If I can help out testing, I own a IIx. Located in the Netherlan...
by Twosocks
Wed Feb 04, 2009 9:53 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Hardware Floppy Disk Drive Emulator
Replies: 55
Views: 31329

Re: Hardware Floppy Disk Drive Emulator

If this works with a CMI IIx, than this is fantastic news!!!!!!!!!! =D> \:D/ :cheers: