Gotek Floppy Drive Emulators in general and as RX50/RX33 replacements

Derek Newland derek.newland at
Wed Jul 15 13:43:42 CDT 2020

I was hoping to see some discussion about the Gotek. I too have one, but
have not used it yet (mainly due to lack of a Windows machine), and am
curious about the firmware and software requirements.

On Sun, Jul 12, 2020 at 1:55 PM Bob Smith via cctalk <cctalk at>

> Two questions,
> 1. If anyone is using these devices, which firmware/software do you
> use in the device and why did you choose it?
> 2/ Is anyone specifically using one as a replacement or adjunct or and
> RX50 et al on a Pro, pdp11, uVax, DecMate, or Pro box, and same
> question set as 1?
> Yes,  i picked up one, and looking at the capabilities, documentation
> first, and considering reflashing the beast to give more control of
> formats.
> bob smith

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