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by Startax
Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W
Replies: 40
Views: 3344

Re: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W

By the way, I'm also trying with unzip on QPC2 but I can't extract... somebody so kind to explain me the right steps?
Thanks
by Startax
Tue Dec 26, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W
Replies: 40
Views: 3344

Re: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W

A simple and fast way is to use Qemulator (even the trial version). You can directly attach .zip files to a virtual drive and they are automatically recognised as a normal (unzipped) disk, so you can WCOPY the files directly to a qdos floppy in your PC ;-) That was the question but maybe i'm doing ...
by Startax
Sun Dec 24, 2017 12:57 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W
Replies: 40
Views: 3344

Re: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W

Finally I found a couple of working DD's... I also thought it would be a dirty head but once opened the drive I found it not easy at all to clean... Anyway, as told a couple of DD's are apparently working, I can format and read/write between emulator and QL. Now, kindly asking some Q's: 1. I read th...
by Startax
Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W
Replies: 40
Views: 3344

Re: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W

wow, tried 20 DD old floppies but apparently they're corrupted... keep on searching to make tests... covering the second hole of a HD floppy could work?
by Startax
Sat Dec 23, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W
Replies: 40
Views: 3344

Re: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W

Could try to find 800k disks, but the problem is that the emulator isn't able to read MP formatted floppies from my real QL...
MP formatted floppies couldn't be read from QL Image Editor, too.
by Startax
Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W
Replies: 40
Views: 3344

Microperipherals Floppy Interface R/W

Hallo, I just bought a Microperipherals Disk Interface and Floppy Disk drive. It works with the QL (set jumpers to have DD 1440 sectors), it formats, reads and writes fine. The problem is when i try to read (and write) MP formatted disks using emulators (Qemulator and QPC2). There's no way to read o...

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