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by AtariSociety
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: For sale / Wanted
Topic: Atari SF314 For Parts
Replies: 2
Views: 1352

Re: Atari SF314 For Parts

This is now sold.
by AtariSociety
Tue Mar 26, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: For sale / Wanted
Topic: Atari SF314 For Parts
Replies: 2
Views: 1352

Atari SF314 For Parts

$25 plus postage. Located in USA. For sale is a rather dirty and yellowed Atari SF314 Disk Drive that had its port board removed. Drive mechanism appears to still be inside. Came with a bulk buy I did a LONG time ago. I figured I would keep it, clean it, retro-bright it, and use the housing for a Go...
by AtariSociety
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:34 am
Forum: For sale / Wanted
Topic: FS: Translator One - Turns Your Atari Disk Drives Into Mac Disk Drives
Replies: 6
Views: 1869

Re: FS: Translator One - Turns Your Atari Disk Drives Into Mac Disk Drives

And you wouldn't be able to slide off the cover to take some? Sorry no, that is not something I feel I should be doing on something being posted for sale. That way if someone is looking to buy it, feel more comfortable I have not been playing around inside of it possibly causing damage taking pictu...
by AtariSociety
Wed Mar 20, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: For sale / Wanted
Topic: FS: Translator One - Turns Your Atari Disk Drives Into Mac Disk Drives
Replies: 6
Views: 1869

Re: FS: Translator One - Turns Your Atari Disk Drives Into Mac Disk Drives

catmando wrote:Do you have any photos of the internals? Top and bottom of board if possible?


Sorry I do not.

TJ
by AtariSociety
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: For sale / Wanted
Topic: FS: Translator One - Turns Your Atari Disk Drives Into Mac Disk Drives
Replies: 6
Views: 1869

FS: Translator One - Turns Your Atari Disk Drives Into Mac Disk Drives

Selling as-is, no AC Adapter, super clean, and in my opinion a bit rare as I don't recall ever seeing these for sale any place. You find Magic Sacs and Spectre 128s and Spectre GCRs, but Translator One.... I have not. What can I tell you about mine... well I purchased a whole bunch of Atari ST goods...
by AtariSociety
Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Chat forum [ENG]
Topic: What would a modern TOS look like today?
Replies: 2
Views: 1253

What would a modern TOS look like today?

Reminiscing a bit today and just watched a Atari video on YouTube. Oh I how miss the 80s and early 90s when Atari was still alive. Made me think... if Atari kept alive and was still making computers today, what would our OS look like? Would it carry on the same looks and feels that GEM had or have e...
by AtariSociety
Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: For sale / Wanted
Topic: [WTB] Atari TT
Replies: 7
Views: 4766

Re: [WTB] Atari TT

FMH, if the original poster is not interested, I may be depending on price. I live in USA also. Tom
by AtariSociety
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Utilize more than 1GB from SD Card UltraSatan
Replies: 19
Views: 4501

Re: Utilize more than 1GB from SD Card UltraSatan

I've never hooked an Ultrasatan up to any of my Mega STe's. However, as far as I know, the internal connector is the same between the STacy and the Mega STe. Noting that, I *had* to have Alan's internal Mega STe adapter to use with my Ultrasatan when I installed it in my STacy. Not saying you can't...
by AtariSociety
Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Sony Optical MO Disk Drive on Atari
Replies: 8
Views: 2334

Re: Sony Optical MO Disk Drive on Atari

Kroll wrote:Yes, it looks like MO drive I use with my Atari Falcon and TT, SCSI 50 pins, but I have Fujitsu MO drive on 256 MB disc


Sounds like a nice setup. Something about the sound of a syquest or similar drive I enjoy... don't know why. :D

TJ
by AtariSociety
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Sony Optical MO Disk Drive on Atari
Replies: 8
Views: 2334

Re: Sony Optical MO Disk Drive on Atari

charles wrote:getting rid of it?
I might be interested


Hi Charles... I sent you a PM. :)

TJ
by AtariSociety
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Utilize more than 1GB from SD Card UltraSatan
Replies: 19
Views: 4501

Re: Utilize more than 1GB from SD Card UltraSatan

The limitation is not TSO 2.05, but STacy/MegaSTE internal ACSI-SCSI-hostadapter. (Difference between TOS 2.05 & 2.06 is mainly that 2.06 supports legacy ST hardware) No. The UltraSatan device connects to the ACSI port directly. It does not have anything to do with the MegaSTE internal SCSI. I ...
by AtariSociety
Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Sony Optical MO Disk Drive on Atari
Replies: 8
Views: 2334

Sony Optical MO Disk Drive on Atari

Found something peculiar in my stash of Atari goods I acquired years ago. I been slowly going through it. Not sure where the previous owner got it all from but think it was from an dealer that went out of business. So in the stash was a SCSI Sony MO Disk Drive P301. Not much info online but appears ...
by AtariSociety
Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Utilize more than 1GB from SD Card UltraSatan
Replies: 19
Views: 4501

Re: Utilize more than 1GB from SD Card UltraSatan

I do have 2.06 but have to find a few moments and patience to install. Was something I planned on doing once I got the hard drive or Satan device booting and working.

TJ
by AtariSociety
Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe
Replies: 18
Views: 3456

Re: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe

Wanted to say thank you to all that chimed in the last couple days. At least I have a working Satan Disk setup for now. Will be nice to figure out what I am doing wrong for the SCSI drives... the 2GB drive seems to be setup to work in an Atari as I git it all partitioned and such, but forgot to save...
by AtariSociety
Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Utilize more than 1GB from SD Card UltraSatan
Replies: 19
Views: 4501

Re: Utilize more than 1GB from SD Card UltraSatan

HDDriver should let you make up to 13 partitions. your ultrasatan has two card slots. partition the top card however you like in Atari format, then get a 128/256/512k etc card and format that TOS/DOS and it'll be readable on a pc too, then use it as a 'swap' disk in the second slot. I will try agai...
by AtariSociety
Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:09 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Utilize more than 1GB from SD Card UltraSatan
Replies: 19
Views: 4501

Re: Utilize more than 1GB from SD Card UltraSatan

btw... what is the best partition and format to use when using the UltraSatan? I did mine TOS as I check marked that box. That means the SD card would not be readable on my Mac or Linux system. Reason I selected TOS is when I tried TOS and Microsoft, a message appeared I would need TOS 4.x to use it...
by AtariSociety
Sun Mar 18, 2018 6:03 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Utilize more than 1GB from SD Card UltraSatan
Replies: 19
Views: 4501

Utilize more than 1GB from SD Card UltraSatan

OK, new to this whole Satan/UltraSatan device. I acquired my 2nd hand with a Mega STe I purchasd a number of years ago. It is the little black box on top of my Mega STe. Has two SD slots. On/Off switch with ACSI cable coming out back that I used to connect to computer. A power plug too. So, is this ...
by AtariSociety
Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:24 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe
Replies: 18
Views: 3456

Re: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe

Good news... well on using an external SATAN disk at my boot drive... Using older 7.55 HDDriver I was able to get the 2GB partitioned into 4 of the 256MB partitions and installed HDDriver on the C and reboot, add hard drive icons for all 4, SAVE DESKTOP, and reboot and now I am booting from an exter...
by AtariSociety
Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe
Replies: 18
Views: 3456

Re: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe

Since the Seagate 2GB can't be partitioned again as it is not showing up, figured I would boot from older HDDriver 7.55 and check the ID, and the seagate appears.... so why does it not show up as a suitable device to be partitioned? I should be able to start over at least? Why would the drive all of...
by AtariSociety
Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe
Replies: 18
Views: 3456

Re: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe

Man, I thought I was at a success BUT with a different drive (Seagate ST32550N). Was able to get a jumper on turning off parity and guess what.... the drive was seen by HDDriver and I was able to partition this 2GB drive into 4 of the 256MB partitions. Reboot and C appeared on the desktop... Yeh! Re...
by AtariSociety
Sat Mar 17, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe
Replies: 18
Views: 3456

Re: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe

Disconnect any external ACSI devices. Install the Quantum LPS. Set the jumpers to SCSI ID 0, parity off. Remove termination resistor packs. See here for docs on LPS jumper settings. Here is the PCB on my Apple Quantum and I just read closer... it is not an LPS but also an Quantum ProDrive ELS, Appl...
by AtariSociety
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe
Replies: 18
Views: 3456

Re: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe

Oh wow, thanks! Wow, never known about these resistor packs. I thought they were "soldered" in components. Do they just pull out? Or do I need to remove the board and learn how to desolder to yank these puppies. lol Edit.... oh shoot... I have an Apple 3.5" Quantum ProDrive ELS, not L...
by AtariSociety
Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe
Replies: 18
Views: 3456

Re: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe

In general you never format stuff from within hddrutil, only partition. format is low level stuff. Besides that, there's a famous "DMA bug" that affected STEs, not sure about how common the problem was on Mega STE, where FATs were trashed pretty randomly (sometimes instantly) which would ...
by AtariSociety
Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe
Replies: 18
Views: 3456

Re: Help getting internal HDD in Mega STe

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