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28209re: [midatlanticretro] Connecting modern machines to CBM drives

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  • B. Degnan
    Nov 24, 2012
      That's the best thing if you have a working 1541. You won't need a VIC 20 to operate/convert disks to D64 images. I have both the uIEC and ZoomFloppy. Top notch stuff.
      bd

      -------- Original Message --------
      > From: "Richard Cini" <rich.cini@...>
      > Sent: Saturday, November 24, 2012 10:53 AM
      > To: "MARCH-Post" <midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com>
      > Subject: [midatlanticretro] Connecting modern machines to CBM drives
      >
      > All --
      >
      > Over the holiday I found another stash of disks from the VIC-20 I used when
      > I was a kid. It's been a while since I've archived disks, and I must no
      > longer have the machine I used previously because I had the most devilish
      > time trying to get a regular XM1541 cable working with modern machines (XP
      > and Vista) and OpenCBM/cbm4win and the related GUI utility. It sort of works
      > but not all the time. So, I'm kind of starting from scratch.
      >
      > I know that Jim Brain sells a "ZoomFloppy" USB to Serial IEC adapter which
      > looks promising. Does anyone have experience with this adapter? How about
      > other working configurations ‹ any recommendations?
      >
      > Thanks!
      >
      > Rich
      >
      > --
      > Rich Cini
      > Collector of Classic Computers
      > Build Master and lead engineer, Altair32 Emulator
      > http://www.classiccmp.org/cini
      > http://www.classiccmp.org/altair32
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