8" Floppy Drives needed

Mike Katz bitwiz at 12bitsbest.com
Wed Jan 12 14:39:06 CST 2022

A completely software driven controller could handle reading an RX02 
disk it if it knows to expect it.

There is a switch on the logic board inside the RX02 to indicate whether 
the drive should be RX01 or RX02 compatible

On 1/12/2022 2:23 PM, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote:
>      > On Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 12:16 PM Mike Katz wrote:
>      > I am looking to make a RX01 (and hopefully RX02) disk formatter
> Something that can format floppies for the RX01 can effectively format RX02 floppies, too.
> An RX02 drive can convert RX01-formatted floppies to RX02-formatted floppies.
> Given how arcane the RX02 format is (sector _headers_ are written in single
> density; sector _data_ is written in double) I'd be pretty surprised if
> anything except an RX02 can do it.
> 	Noel

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