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  1. I had to look it up so posting for others - https://www.bigmessowires.com/shop/product/apple-disk-drive-ab-switch/ Neat solution!
  2. Glad everything is working well! Ya a LC 3 is on the top end of the 030's you'd want to use - you might get a few kb/sec faster write with a different SD card, but looks about right. Not sure about the termination issue you saw being in the middle of the chain - I believe I have used it in the middle in an external enclosure, but could test again later. Possibly cable length could be an issue? For sale, see link in my signature. Would be great of the forum allowed editing initial posts. Not yet, but soon(tm) It'll be posted here once available. I did
  3. I have a good 800k disk I formatted on my real mac and put a file or two on to test. I just get a bunch of failures to read tracks - same disk works fine in a real mac. Reading 1.44 disks are fine - recovered a few things already. Someone on the forum mentioned this model had issues with 800k disks too. The Sony & Samsung seem to be validated working.
  4. It seems my Panasonic JU-256A might be one of the ones that don't work with 800k - What model is your floppy drive @Andrew?
  5. Ahh! makes more sense what command do you use to read 800k disks? Also I have a bunch of notes i'll post here later as setup is not "simple" - just a lot of things to setup
  6. Oh, I was not aware of this - for connecting a mac floppy do you need a straight through cable or with the twist? how does power work? Had good results reading 1.44 disks, but no 800k's have worked so far in fluxengine or gw - though I've only spent a few minutes on it so far.
  7. Got my boards from @Torbar and got it setup. Seems to read the few disks I tried fine, will be trying a few bad disks I couldn't read in my Mac and see if I can salvage the files.
  8. I have some reports of people having it work on 040 machines - so maybe there was just an issue with my machine. Still need to get to the bottom of it but glad it's working. If you test on a machine I haven't, please let me know! Received another batch of bluepills so added more stock. Oddly had one ebay bluepill order of 20 get canceled after a few weeks. Luckily have enough for the next few weeks. Thanks, was quite the journey and learned a ton!
  9. Based on your comments I did a bit more googling and found a thread here from 2017 - Appears to come to the conclusion this will not work. But if someone did get it working in a 580/630 that would be great to hear how.
  10. Well well well! I have about 50 of these for a different project (see sig) - Thanks for the tip, I'll be giving it a try.
  11. I'm interested to know this as well - I was about to mod my case to allow the comslot1 to fit in a CC case beside my IIe card (HDD power harness internally is just a few mm too far down). Would rather avoid breaking plastic if ethernet commslot wont work with the IIe card.
  12. Unfortunately at least $18.25 USD - so almost the same price as a kit. If you ordered a few may be worth it? DM if you want to try. Added more stock the site. Shipped 12 out Saturday, already have a few more queued up for next week's shipment.
  13. Thanks! and Yes I believe it will be - If you give me a zip code/city I can get a quote on Saturday when I ship them out. Awesome! Thanks for the report and I like the bent sideways boot jumpers to make it fit I'll be working on my daughter boards this coming week so glad you posted this! Will be shipping out the first batch tomorrow. Taking stock and will have the second batch up next week!
  14. Nice project and thank you for open sourcing it! Sign me up for a kit or board if you get em. Where are you sourcing the connector, crystal, and FPU? I've seen other posts where people try to buy FPU's for other machines and get fake ones or ones that are incompatible. I'll trade you one of my boards for one of yours - let me know
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