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    jannievanzyl replied to the thread Vintage Computers.
    With CA or CD? :)
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    jannievanzyl replied to the thread Vintage Computers.
    The Gotek can emulate large number of floppy formats. Here it is being used on an Osborne:
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    jannievanzyl replied to the thread Vintage Computers.
    People tend to gravitate towards systems that are around the time they got their first real crush on a system. I fell in love with...
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    jannievanzyl reacted to ponder's post in the thread USB Latency generator with Like Like.
    Fire a support mail off to FTDI, they might have some ideas/products. I know you can specify latency 1-255ms on some of their usb-serial...
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    jannievanzyl replied to the thread USB Latency generator.
    Going to need a moer-of-a-long cable :) No, I need tens of milliseconds, so a cable won't work. Will need to be something intelligent.
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    jannievanzyl replied to the thread USB Latency generator.
    This is the concept (and I use some of these for IP networks) but looking for one that does latency insertion in an USB link. As a...
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    jannievanzyl replied to the thread Vintage Computers.
    Gary is a very cool guy. Huge Spectravideo slut :) Those Microdrives typically have an issue with the little felt pad collapsing, maybe...
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    jannievanzyl replied to the thread Vintage Computers.
    I assume the Osborne uses a 40-track drive, so the 80-track 1.2MB HD drives will likely not work. Have a Google to see if a Gotek won't...
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    jannievanzyl replied to the thread Vintage Computers.
    Maybe look to use a Gotek on it? I still need to start on my Osbornes :(
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    jannievanzyl reacted to The_Librarian's post in the thread Vintage Computers with Like Like.
    @The_Hobbit - have a shufty at the WinWorldPC library, they gots CP-M images. Plus a whole lot of other Operating Systems too...
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    jannievanzyl replied to the thread Vintage Computers.
    You don't often see 20MB SCSI drives from that era. Typically SCSI was used on the massive big drives (80MB+ :) ) in server...
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    jannievanzyl replied to the thread Vintage Computers.
    True words Got a couple of boxes of different Netware versions here, building an ArcNet, 3.11 Server high on my to-do list. :)
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    jannievanzyl replied to the thread Vintage Computers.
    ST251 was MFM (51MB unformatted), the same physical spec paired to RLL was the ST277 (77MB unformatted). The ST251 still has the best...
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    I posted this over in the Networking thread, not sure if it's the right place but comments over there will really be appreciated. :)...
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    jannievanzyl reacted to gregmcc's post in the thread Vintage Computers with Like Like.
    Its never a write off :)
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