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Panasert mv2f floppy drive replacement

Electronics Forum | Thu Oct 22 22:16:32 EDT 2020 | kumarb

The flat ribbon cable for the floppy drive is keyed and respectively, the RED STRIPE denotes pin # 1 on the Floppy Drive Connector. Do check that that is correct. As a simple test, remove the floppy drive and power up without the drive connected. D

Panasert mv2f floppy drive replacement

Electronics Forum | Wed Oct 21 00:37:36 EDT 2020 | gabriel1blue

Has anyone been able to replace or upgrade the floppy drive for this old machines? I tried floppy drive emulator but have not been able to make it work. Floppy drive are old and have many problems anyway and would prefer to change it to something new

Panasert mv2f floppy drive replacement

Electronics Forum | Fri Oct 23 05:15:47 EDT 2020 | gabriel1blue

My floppy drive is different. https://youtu.be/egS7fn3RweM This looks like something I need to try.

Panasert mv2f floppy drive replacement

Electronics Forum | Thu Oct 22 22:13:20 EDT 2020 | gabriel1blue

I got new belts for the original floppy drives and installed them but the machine was reset to Japanese and after changing it back to English the drives are not running or powering up even though we can measure that the 5 volts are coming into it. I

Panasert mv2f floppy drive replacement

Electronics Forum | Thu Oct 22 14:37:27 EDT 2020 | kumarb

Hi. Did a similar update to our Emerald-X (YV88X) and the USB Floppy Drive emulator works like a champ! Installed within a few minutes with 100% success. Way more elegant than 1.44M floppies. Can you share more details on the FD Emulator you have so

Panasert mv2f floppy drive replacement

Electronics Forum | Thu Oct 22 15:25:05 EDT 2020 | gabriel1blue

Thank you for your help. I did purchase one of those emulators but didn't work for some reason. Is there maybe a different setting on the jumpers? I will try again with the software you recommend and hopefully that does the trick. Gabriel

Panasert mv2f floppy drive replacement

Electronics Forum | Thu Oct 22 22:08:35 EDT 2020 | gabriel1blue

The one difference is that the one from my machine has a 26 flex cable and gets the 5 volts from it as well, not an external source.

Panasert mv2f floppy drive replacement

Electronics Forum | Thu Oct 22 21:20:41 EDT 2020 | compit

I have installed these https://pl.aliexpress.com/item/1586956574.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.64075c0fte25Rn in Assembleon Topaz-X (Yamaha YV100X) and Emerald-X machines and they work fine.

Panasert mv2f floppy drive replacement

Electronics Forum | Fri Oct 23 05:02:34 EDT 2020 | gabriel1blue

I change the settings to match another machine we have and that actually got the original drives working after replacing the belt. I ordered an adapter that will connect to the 26 pin flat cable and adapt to a 34 pin connector and pull the power from

USB to Floppy converter

Electronics Forum | Tue Feb 27 05:54:19 EST 2007 | m7mdshms

I want to replace my FDD with a driver to read flash memory instead of Floppy disks, but uses the ordinary floppy interface on pc mother board

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