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Arduino General Purpose Floppy Driver

Read/write access to floppy drives for storage, the oldschool way.

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As the title suggests, this is a general purpose floppy driver for the Arduino. It is currently under construction, and will provide raw read/write access to floppy disks from the Arduino via a custom shield.

One of the secret plans behind this project is to simultaneously develop a dirt cheap floppy solution for an old 8-bit computer.

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Peabody1929 wrote 03/01/2018 at 18:13 point

How about a WD37C65 chip?  It has an 8 bit data bus and easily connects to old 8 bit computers.  It requires no external devices except a couple of pull up resistors.  There are app notes about how to use it.  Parts are available on eBay for $5-$10. 

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simone.mastroianni.04 wrote 06/20/2017 at 09:22 point

What is the shield for the floppy disk and arduino?!? Please answer me!!!

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Robin wrote 12/22/2017 at 18:58 point

it's a prototype shield...

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