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by beebee
Thu Oct 06, 2016 10:17 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: 3 1/2 + 5 1/4 floppies on bbc b
Replies: 5
Views: 675

Re: 3 1/2 + 5 1/4 floppies on bbc b

Thank you to everybody who replied to my post with some very good advice. Iam away from home at the moment and won't be back for about a month, as soon as I return I will carry out your advice and post my results. I think the forum is exceptionally helpful and friendly to newcomers.

Jim
by beebee
Thu Oct 06, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: 3 1/2 + 5 1/4 floppies on bbc b
Replies: 5
Views: 675

Re: 3 1/2 + 5 1/4 floppies on bbc b

I currently have the 3.5" drive at the end of the ribbon cable, I take it that I can fit a connector for the 5.25" drive on the same cable without any twists as long as I set the jumper on the 5.25" drive correctly.

Jim
by beebee
Thu Oct 06, 2016 7:40 pm
Forum: hardware
Topic: 3 1/2 + 5 1/4 floppies on bbc b
Replies: 5
Views: 675

3 1/2 + 5 1/4 floppies on bbc b

I currently have a 3 1/2 drive connected to my beeb it works with no problems. I set it up years ago on a straight ribbon cable, I seem to remember moving soldered pads internally to make it drive '0' . Iam now going to try and run it as a dual with a beeb 5 1/4 drive. My questions are how do I make...
by beebee
Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: software & utilities for the pc, mac or unix
Topic: OMNIDISK INSTRUCTIONS
Replies: 7
Views: 1452

Re: OMNIDISK INSTRUCTIONS

Hi
I finally got around my problem. I set my pc running windows seven to dual boot with windows xp and now my 3.5 inch drive is running perfectly with omniflop. After all the hassle this was certainly the easiest solution. Thanks everyone for the replies and advice.

Regards

Jim
by beebee
Sun Sep 11, 2016 12:30 pm
Forum: software & utilities for the pc, mac or unix
Topic: OMNIDISK INSTRUCTIONS
Replies: 7
Views: 1452

Re: OMNIDISK INSTRUCTIONS

Thanks for the quick reply, my question is can I use omniflop with windows 95 as the only other laptop I have is a dell latitude and when I try to use omniflop with it I get the system telling me that Iam using a USB floppy and it wont work with it. If I can use omniflop with windows 95 that would b...
by beebee
Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: software & utilities for the pc, mac or unix
Topic: OMNIDISK INSTRUCTIONS
Replies: 7
Views: 1452

OMNIDISK INSTRUCTIONS

What commands are best for using on omnidisk. I have tried using copy and backup to transfer .ssd files from my c: drive to a formatted floppy on my a: drive. I have tried all variations of the examples given on the omnidisk website with no success, I get bad drive, file not found etc. The aforement...
by beebee
Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:51 pm
Forum: software & utilities for the pc, mac or unix
Topic: 360K Drives, Windows XP and Omniflop
Replies: 25
Views: 5696

Re: 360K Drives, Windows XP and Omniflop

What commands are you using on omnidisk. I have tried using copy and backup to transfer .ssd files from my c: drive to a formatted floppy on my a: drive. I have tried all variations of the examples given on the omnidisk website with no success, I get bad drive, file not found etc. The aforementioned...