St images back to floppy

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djmat
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St images back to floppy

Post by djmat » Sat Apr 12, 2014 10:04 am

Just a quick question guys. Been reading up on how to transfer image files back to floppy and I have done it in the past using an internal drive on the PC with great success.
Now that I own a very modern PC the motherboard doesn't have an interface to install a floppy drive and I know that you can't use a USB floppy drive with transfer software due to the incompatible disk size / tracks etc.

On Ebay you can buy usb adapters to connect an internal drive to usb

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/34pin-floppy- ... 43c6f2eb60

Does anyone know if this will do the trick? Just don't want to have to get hold of an old PC just for this purpose if i can help it.
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Re: St images back to floppy

Post by marakatti » Thu May 22, 2014 10:44 am

Sorry for a bit late answer. In general the USB-drives don't have good enough disk controllers to support the various drive parameters needed by ST stuff. So I guess it depends on how compatible the USB-adapter is with the original drive. Unfortunately I have no experience on this :(
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